Code Enforcement

The Code Enforcement Division of Planning and Development Department provides enforcement in the City of Newark for:

  • Construction
  • Fire Prevention
  • Maintenance
  • Rental
  • Municipal Code

This is accomplished through the issuance of the various licenses and permits that are required to do work in the city. Whenever a permit is issued, it is followed up by inspections to see the work is done in a safe manner and complies to all the plans and codes.

Code Enforcement Procedure Manuals

Guide to Building Permits

Guide to Fire and Sprinkler Permits

Guide to Property Maintenance

Guide to Rental Permits