In order to receive a Certificate of Occupancy for a new home, final inspections must be performed and the following documents must be finished. In the case of an addition, final inspections must be performed and passed.
Engineering—surface grading and driveway (New Dwellings Only)
Final well and/or septic inspection(s) (Call Health Department) - (New Dwellings Only)
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.
Morris County Soil Conservation approval, required for subdivisions. Call 973-538-1557 for more information.
Signed certification from Board of Health (for well and/or septic approval)
Utility Department approval if home has public water and/or sewer service. Call 973-208-6145 for more information.
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.
Affidavit for Subcontracted Work
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.