CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY REQUIREMENTS
In order to receive a Certificate of Occupancy for a new
home, final inspections must be performed and the following documents must be
furnished. In the case of an addition, final inspections must be performed and
passed. Please see Pre-final Construction Checklist.
______Engineering—surface grading and driveway*
______Final well and/or septic inspection(s) (Call Health
Documentation Required for New Home:
______As-built foundation location survey signed and
sealed by a licensed engineer, showing lot lines, block and lot, actual house
and driveway location, etc.
______Signed certification from Board of Health (for
well and/or septic approval)
______ Validated copy of the Certificate of Participation,
a.k.a. Homeowner Warranty, required pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:25-5.5, for any home
built by a builder.
In the case of a homeowner building his own home for his own
occupancy and use, an affidavit stating he/she has subcontracted the work under
his/her supervision for his personal occupancy. The affidavit is located on the
inside cover, part A, of the CPA folder.
______Morris County Soil Conservation approval,
required for subdivisions. Call
973-538-1557 for more information.
______ Utility Department approval if home has public
water and/or sewer service. Call 973-208-6145 for more information.