Township of Ocean, Ocean County, New Jersey


TOWNSHIP OF OCEAN 
Construction & Zoning Office

609-693-3302

EXTENSIONS

100      Reception/TACO – Stephine Capaccio – construction.sec@twpoceannj.gov

108      Zoning Assistant – Corinne Anderson –  zoning.asst@twpoceannj.gov    

108      Code Enforcement – Laurie Clune – code.enforce@twpoceannj.gov   

102      Zoning Official – Laurie Clune – zoning@twpoceannj.gov

103      Fire Official – Ron Piszar – Fire@twpoceannj.gov

104      Plumbing Official – Lori Miceli – plumbing@twpoceannj.gov

105      Building Official - Ken Triano - building@twpoceannj.gov

106      Electric Official  - Charlie Hood – electrical@twpoceannj.gov

107      Construction Official – Louis Fischer construction@twpoceannj.gov

TOWNSHIP OF OCEAN (WARETOWN)
CONSTRUCTION/ZONING OFFICE
WARETOWN, NJ 08758
609-693-3302

3/19/2020

Due to concerns about today’s current health conditions and to ensure the health and safety of the public and our employees, we have shut down our offices to the general public.  Zoning and Construction permits are still required.   See below.

We will have our office staffed to handle your concerns and permitting issues, and for the time being, are inspecting new construction and outside work, such as decks, water / sewer, pools, etc.  Inspecting existing homes and work, such as water heaters, HVAC systems, re-wiring, re-piping and the like will be postponed to a later date. (30 days after State of Emergency is lifted)

We ask that for the coming weeks until this issue is resolved, phone use, US mail and email are to be used to continue construction office business.

All construction forms are on our website, Twpoceannj.gov/forms, and may be sent to either Construction.sec@twpoceannj.gov or Construction@twpoceannj.gov .

Construction forms are as follows:

Twpoceannj.gov/forms/index.html    Go to document library, forms permits and licenses, zoning and construction forms.   

Miscellaneous forms are to be used if applicable as well.   If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at 609-693-3302  ext 100, 102 or 107

Permits are required before commencing any work in Waretown/ Township of Ocean that involves construction, renovation, repairs, additions, alterations, or reconstruction of your residence.

Examples include:

A)       New homes
B)       Additions
C)       Screen rooms, 3 season room, deck enclosures etc.
D)       Roofing other than 1&2 family dwellings
E)       Siding other than 1&2 family dwellings
F)       Decks and stairs
G)       Remodeling interiors / alterations
H)       Water heaters
I)         HVAC systems (heat and or air)
J)        Water/sewer replacement
K)       Rewiring electric of any type or voltage
L)        Re-piping of plumbing, Re-piping or new gas lines,  Re-pipe or new oil lines
M)       Oil  tank removal and or replacement
N)       Pools  in ground or above ground
O)       Window/door replacement if different than existing
P)       Sheds over 201 sq ft
Q)       Retaining walls
R)       Demolition

Ordinary Maintenance does not require a permit. Some examples of ordinary maintenance include:

A)  painting
B)  wallpapering
C)  faucet or fixture replacement without remodeling bathroom or kitchen
D)  drain cleaning
E)  installing battery type smoke or CO alarms
F)  replacing switches, lighting fixtures or receptacles of 20 amps or less with exact size and style
G) replacing kitchen cabinets with same style/size/ location

These are not end all lists.

If you have ANY questions, please call the Construction Office @ 609-693-3302
Extensions  100, 102 or 107


Zoning Maps

West of Parkway                    East of Parkway

Zoning and Construction permits are required before commencing any work in the Township of Ocean that involves construction, renovation, repairs, additions, alterations, or reconstruction of your residence.

Examples include:

  1. New homes / Additions
  2.  Demolition / Asbestos removal
  3. Screen rooms, 3 season room, deck enclosures etc.
  4. Roofing / siding
  5. Lawn sprinkler
  6. Decks and stairs
  7. Remodeling interiors / alterations
  8. Water heaters
  9. HVAC systems / heat and or air conditioning replacements or new installations
  10. Water/sewer replacement
  11. Rewiring electric of any type or voltage, or new electric installations
  12. Re-piping of plumbing, or new  plumbing installations
  13. Re-piping of  gas lines, or new  gas installations 
  14. Re-pipe of oil lines, or new installations
  15. Oil  tank removal and or replacement
  16. Pools  in ground or above ground / spas / hot tubs
  17. Window/door replacement if different than existing
  18. Sheds or similar structures
  19. Retaining walls
  20. Solar systems
  21. Alarm systems / burglar and or fire
  22. Fireplaces / chimneys
  23. Satellite dishes
  24. Signs
  25. Fire sprinkler systems
  26. Tenant fit-outs

Ordinary Maintenance does not require a permit.
Some examples of ordinary maintenance include:
A)  painting
B)  wallpapering
C)  faucet or fixture replacement without remodeling bathroom or kitchen
D)  drain cleaning
E)  installing battery type smoke or CO alarms
F)  replace  switches, light fixtures or outlets of 20 amps or less with exact size and style
G) replace  kitchen cabinets with same style/size/ location

These are not end all lists.

 If you have ANY questions, please call the Construction Office @ 609-693-3302 Extensions 100, 101, 107