Construction

Important Note: All City facilities are currently closed to the public. During this time, the Construction Department will not be accepting visitors.


New permit applications are still being accepted and processed. Applications can be emailed, mailed or dropped off in the drop box to the left of the front door at City Hall located at 1 Municipal Plaza, Asbury Park, New Jersey 07712. For questions, call 732-502-5722.


Questions about a potential project? Please call 732-502-5722 or click here for an email directory. If needed, an in-person meeting can be scheduled.

Click here for Construction Permit Applications.

Click here for the COAH Fee Application.


The Construction Department is responsible for enforcing the regulations of the State Uniform Construction Code, which was established by the State of New Jersey to ensure that new construction (commercial, industrial and residential) adhere to the minimum standards of workmanship and safety.

Construction Permit

When building, remodeling or adding onto your home or business, a construction permit is generally required. During the planning stage of your project and before you begin construction, call or visit the Construction Department. Your permit application will be customized based on the type of construction you are planning.

Construction Permit Applications 

To download permit applications, click here to visit the Construction Permit Application Packet & Related Forms section of the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs website.

Contractor Requirements

To protect the homeowner, be sure contractors are registered with the division of Consumer Affairs as a Home Improvement Contractor. They will have to show a registration card from the State before any permits can be issued. For more information call Consumer Affairs at 888-656-6225.