Building Departments in Morris County, New Jersey

There are 20 Building Departments in Morris County, New Jersey, serving a population of 498,847 people in an area of 461 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 24,942 people, and 1 Building Department per 23 square miles.

In New Jersey, Morris County is ranked 4th of 21 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 6th of 21 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Morris County Building Departments

Find Morris County, New Jersey building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Borough-Madison Building Department 205 Madison Avenue Madison, NJ

Chatham Township Building Department 58 Meyersville Road Chatham, NJ

Chatham Zoning 54 Fairmount Avenue Chatham, NJ

Chatham Zoning 58 Meyersville Road Chatham, NJ

Dover Zoning 37 North Sussex Street Dover, NJ

East Hanover Township Zoning 411 Ridgedale Avenue East Hanover, NJ

Jefferson Township Building Department 1033 Weldon Road Jefferson, NJ

Kinnelon Building Department 130 Kinnelon Road Kinnelon, NJ

Kinnelon Building Department 109 Kiel Avenue Kinnelon, NJ

Madison Zoning 205 Madison Avenue Madison, NJ

Montville Zoning 195 Changebridge Road Montville, NJ

Morris Plains Zoning 10 Academy Place Morris Plains, NJ

Morristown Zoning 50 Woodland Avenue Morristown, NJ

Mt Arlington Zoning 419 Howard Boulevard Mount Arlington, NJ

Parsippany Permits 1001 Parsippany Boulevard Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ

Parsippany Planning Department 3339 Route 46 Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ

Parsippany Zoning 1001 Parsippany Boulevard Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ

Randolph Planning Department 502 Millbrook Avenue Randolph, NJ

Rockaway Zoning 65 Mount Hope Road Rockaway, NJ

Roxbury Township Building Department 1715 Route 46 Roxbury, NJ

About the Morris County Building Department

Building Departments in Morris County, NJ are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Morris County DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Morris County, New Jersey building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Morris County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Morris County, NJ zoning laws and requirements

Morris County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Morris County Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Morris County Residential Housing Units
 Morris CountyNew Jersey
Total Housing Units192,3783,605,401
Occupied Housing Units180,896 (94.0%)3,213,362 (89.1%)
Morris County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Morris CountyNew Jersey
Single-Family Detached Homes121,837 (67.4%)1,754,953 (54.6%)
Single-Family Attached Homes14,358 (7.9%)289,235 (9.0%)
2 Apartments6,918 (3.8%)290,743 (9.0%)
3 or 4 Apartments5,778 (3.2%)199,314 (6.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments6,111 (3.4%)153,429 (4.8%)
10 or More Apartments25,502 (14.1%)497,820 (15.5%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing392 (0.2%)27,868 (0.9%)
Morris County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Morris CountyNew Jersey
2014 or Later1,271 (0.7%)28,644 (0.9%)
2010 to 20132,473 (1.4%)52,093 (1.6%)
2000 to 200914,097 (7.8%)289,142 (9.0%)
1980 to 199945,248 (25.0%)695,397 (21.6%)
1960 to 197955,096 (30.5%)847,137 (26.4%)
1940 to 195938,584 (38,584.0%)721,871 (721,871.0%)
1939 or Earlier24,127 (13.3%)579,078 (18.0%)
Morris County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Morris CountyNew Jersey
1 Room2,028 (1.1%)70,149 (2.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms86,627 (47.9%)1,874,131 (58.3%)
4 or 5 Rooms39,733 (22.0%)994,248 (30.9%)
6 or 7 Rooms48,326 (26.7%)923,083 (28.7%)
8 or More Rooms72,993 (40.4%)835,220 (26.0%)
Morris County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Morris CountyNew Jersey
No Bedroom2,203 (1.2%)76,253 (2.4%)
1 Bedroom23,239 (12.8%)444,677 (13.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms86,627 (47.9%)1,874,131 (58.3%)
4 or More Bedrooms68,827 (38.0%)818,301 (25.5%)
Morris County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Morris CountyNew Jersey
With Complete Plumbing Facilities180,514 (99.8%)3,204,437 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities179,862 (99.4%)3,188,970 (99.2%)