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Get a Permit or License

Welcome to the Plainfield Permit and License Center. Permits and licenses vary and can range from getting a pet license to a construction permit, and everything in-between! As a business person, community representative, homeowner or commercial property owner seeking a permit and/or license for your project or event, you can find applications and contact information to get started here. Information pertaining to the permit and/or license process and payment must be obtained directly from the respective City Division as indicated below

Inspections Division Issued

If you have any questions regarding permits, licenses, applications, process  or don't see what you are looking for contact: Oren K. Dabney, Sr.  (908) 753-3386 or Ok.dabneysr@plainfieldnj.gov

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Certificate of Occupancy / Certificate of Continued Occupancy
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Homeowner Extension Request Form
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Seller's Affidavit
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Buyer's Affidavit
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Application for Exemption
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Application for Foreclosure - Short Sale Exemption
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Certificate of Compliance - Rental Application
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Certificate of Compliance - Sales Application
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Registration of Vacant foreclosure and/or Vacant bank-owned property
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Lead Hazard Abatement Certificate of Clearance / Temporary Certificate of Occupancy
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Certificate of Compliance - Exemption Application
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Chimney Certification
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Fire Protection Subcode Technical ( * )
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Building Subcode Technical( * )
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Electrical Subcode Technical ( * )
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Plumbing Subcode Technical ( * )
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Construction Application
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BSG Safety Alert - What is NFPA 70E?
City of Plainfield Application for Development Permit
  (*) Four (4) copies must be submitted

Clerk's Office Issued

If you have any questions regarding permits, licenses, applications, process or don't see what you are looking for contact: Abubakar Jalloh (908) 753-3222 or ajalloh.clerk@plainfieldnj.gov

Engineering Division Issued

If you have any questions regarding permits, licenses, applications, process or don't see what you are looking for contact: Oren K. Dabney (908) 753-3375 or Ok.dabney@plainfieldnj.gov

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Fire Division Issued

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Carbon Monoxide/Smoke Detector Inspection Application
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After A Fire - Steps To Take After A Fire At Your Residence
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Public Education Request
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Public Education Services - Plainfield Fire Division
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Fire Safety Registration Form

Health Department Issued

If you have any questions regarding permits, licenses, applications, process or don't see what you are looking for contact: Dr. Atif Nazir (908) 753-3092 or atif.nazir@plainfieldnj.gov

Recreation Issued

Planning and Zoning Issued

If you have any questions regarding permits, licenses, applications, process or don't see what you are looking for contact: Bill Nierstedt (908) 753-3391 or William.nierstedt@plainfieldnj.gov

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Vital Statistics Issued

If you have any questions regarding permits, licenses, applications, process or don't see what you are looking for contact: Barbara Jennings-Wynn (908) 753-3093 or Barbara.jennings-wynn@plainfieldnj.gov