A Notice From NJ Division of Codes and Standards

November 5, 2018

  Notice Regarding the Use of Digital Seals for all Projects Submitted to New Jersey BCPR   All projects submitted to the Bureau of Construction Project Review must be submitted utilizing our ePlans Electronic Plan Review System.  Please be advised, starting in January of 2019, we will be requiring all documents to be provided with Read More

Code Announcement – Minor Work: A Reminder As We Close Out Building Safety Month

May 31, 2018

Code Announcement – Minor Work: A Reminder As We Close Out Building Safety Month As of March 5, 2018, the requirements for minor work and ordinary maintenance in the state of New Jersey have changed.  A variety of projects for commercial and residential structures that previously required building permits have now been categorized as Ordinary Maintenance Read More

NJ DCA Announces RREM and LMI Training Session

March 18, 2016

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA), Sandy Recovery Division is hosting a Training Session about the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation, and Mitigation (RREM) Program and Low- to Moderate-Income (LMI) Homeowners Rebuilding Program from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30th, at the Moonachie Civic Center in Moonachie, Bergen County. Below, please find a Read More

ICC 2015 Code Updates

December 14, 2014

On behalf of AIA NJ, I attended the NJ Uniform Construction Code Advisory Board Meeting last Friday. John Terry reported that Governor Christie signed the legislation to adopt the 2015 ICC series of codes with the amendments recommended by DCA. The proposed amendments are expected to be published in the NJ Register on January 5, Read More

Important Announcement From DCA

October 10, 2012

An open letter from Edward M. Smith, Director, State of New Jersey, Department of Community Affairs, Division of Codes and Standards September 26, 2012 Dear Construction Officials and Electrical Subcode Officials: As you may be aware, Underwriters Laboratories (UL) has pulled its listing of all fire resistive cable, including listings for electrical circuit protective systems using Read More

NJ Building Code Update

February 4, 2010

Many have heard various rumors about potential new building codes to be adopted by New Jersey. AIA-NJ has contacted NJ-DCA this week regarding and were told that no codes will be adopted in the immediate future. The new governor and administration has put a 90-day freeze on all proposed new building codes in the state. Read More



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