Building Departments in Sussex County, New Jersey

There are 9 Building Departments in Sussex County, New Jersey, serving a population of 143,570 people in an area of 518 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 15,952 people, and 1 Building Department per 57 square miles.

In New Jersey, Sussex County is ranked 2nd of 21 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 14th of 21 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Sussex County Building Departments

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

Andover Borough Zoning 137 Main Street Andover, NJ

Andover Township Zoning 134 Newton Sparta Road Newton, NJ

Franklin Zoning 46 Main Street Franklin, NJ

Newton Building Department 39 Trinity Street Newton, NJ

Ogdensburg Planning and Zoning Department 14 Highland Avenue Ogdensburg, NJ

Sandyston Planning and Zoning Department 133 County Road 645 Branchville, NJ

Stillwater Township Building Department 964 Stillwater Rd Newton, NJ

Sussex Building Department 2 East Main Street Sussex, NJ

Sussex County Planning Department 671 U.s. 206 Newton, NJ

About the Sussex County Building Department

Building Departments in Sussex 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 Sussex 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:
  • Sussex County, New Jersey building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Sussex County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Sussex County, NJ zoning laws and requirements

Sussex County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Sussex 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.

Sussex County Residential Housing Units
 Sussex CountyNew Jersey
Total Housing Units62,3713,605,401
Occupied Housing Units53,361 (85.6%)3,213,362 (89.1%)
Sussex County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Sussex CountyNew Jersey
Single-Family Detached Homes43,197 (81.0%)1,754,953 (54.6%)
Single-Family Attached Homes3,191 (6.0%)289,235 (9.0%)
2 Apartments1,291 (2.4%)290,743 (9.0%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,191 (2.2%)199,314 (6.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,967 (3.7%)153,429 (4.8%)
10 or More Apartments2,209 (4.1%)497,820 (15.5%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing315 (0.6%)27,868 (0.9%)
Sussex County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Sussex CountyNew Jersey
2014 or Later129 (0.2%)28,644 (0.9%)
2010 to 2013462 (0.9%)52,093 (1.6%)
2000 to 20094,855 (9.1%)289,142 (9.0%)
1980 to 199913,694 (25.7%)695,397 (21.6%)
1960 to 197918,133 (34.0%)847,137 (26.4%)
1940 to 19599,380 (9,380.0%)721,871 (721,871.0%)
1939 or Earlier6,708 (12.6%)579,078 (18.0%)
Sussex County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Sussex CountyNew Jersey
1 Room396 (0.7%)70,149 (2.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms33,702 (63.2%)1,874,131 (58.3%)
4 or 5 Rooms12,392 (23.2%)994,248 (30.9%)
6 or 7 Rooms18,924 (35.5%)923,083 (28.7%)
8 or More Rooms18,244 (34.2%)835,220 (26.0%)
Sussex County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Sussex CountyNew Jersey
No Bedroom445 (0.8%)76,253 (2.4%)
1 Bedroom3,926 (7.4%)444,677 (13.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms33,702 (63.2%)1,874,131 (58.3%)
4 or More Bedrooms15,288 (28.7%)818,301 (25.5%)
Sussex County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Sussex CountyNew Jersey
With Complete Plumbing Facilities53,219 (99.7%)3,204,437 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities53,153 (99.6%)3,188,970 (99.2%)