Should I be concerned about an oil storage tank when I am purchasing a home?
Yes. In order to find out if there is/was an oil storage tank on the property you should complete an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) form in the Municipal Clerk's office in Town Hall. The Building Department cannot give property information to a person who does not own the property.

Once the OPRA request has been received by the Clerk's office, they will send it to our office; within seven (7) business days we will advise you if we have records available for your review. There is only a fee if you request printed copies of records.

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1. When is a construction permit required?
2. How do I find out the status of my permit application?
3. Can I start work before I receive my permit?
4. How many sets of drawings are required when submitting an application for building permits?
5. When will inspections be made for permit issued?
6. How much do building permits cost?
7. Who is responsible for obtaining a permit?
8. When can a permit be paid for and picked up?
9. How long does it take to obtain a permit?
10. What hours can construction work be performed?
11. I own a single family residence; can I do my own construction work?
12. When is a survey required for a building permit?
13. Can I obtain a copy of my property survey from the Township?
14. Should I be concerned about an oil storage tank when I am purchasing a home?
15. What permit is required to fill or remove an oil storage tank?
16. What is the minimum required depth of footings?
17. When are railings required for steps on a building?
18. Is a permit required to re-roof my house?
19. What is the required space needed between balusters?
20. Do I need a permit to replace my water heater?
21. Will my taxes go up when I receive a permit?
22. Is a permit required to build or replace a deck?