Rutgers is the first university in New Jersey to be granted a Memorandum of Understanding by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA), allowing an in-house construction review and permitting department, known as the Office of Codes and Standards.
- Reviews project plans without incurring costs that the state would charge
- Issues all permits and performs all inspections for all construction projects
This privilege greatly reduces waiting times and costs. Rutgers University saves close to $2 million per year on permit and plan review fees, which otherwise would be paid to the state.
Permitting Process User Guide
Download the Permitting Process User Guide for the complete permitting process, including all materials required upon submittal. Absence of any required signatures, documents, or other material will result in an automatic permit denial.
Click a Form Number to download the appropriate, fillable document.
Construction Application (Jacket)
Building Subcode Technical Section
Electrical Subcode Technical Section
Plumbing Subcode Technical Section
Fire Protection Subcode Technical Section
Mechanical Inspection Technical Section
Elevator Subcode Technical Section