City of Bordentown Construction Information

All City of Bordentown permits for construction, building, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection are issued by the State of New Jersey, Department of Community Affairs Building Inspectors and Officials.

Building Office Hours: Monday and Friday, 8:30 am – 11:00 am.
Building Inspectors and Officials Phone Number: 609-291–9331.

Contact the Building Inspectors and Officials to verify the required permits for your project.

Official permit applications are available for pick-up at City Hall during regular City Hall hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. You must complete and submit official permit applications to the Building Office for review.

View examples of the permit applications below for reference only:

Dumpster Rental Information

Storage containers, pods, and dumpsters require a permit for placement on private property and public roadways.

Dumpster rental permit applications are available for pick up in City Hall during regular City Hall hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.

Dumpster Permit Application Fee: $25.00 – payable payable by check or cash

* Applicants must obtain a certificate of insurance from the dumpster company naming the City of Bordentown as an additional insured.

Please submit the dumpster rental permit application, application fee, and certificate of insurance by mail or in person to Jennifer Smith in City Hall, at 324 Farnsworth Ave, Bordentown, NJ 08505.

Public Service Electric & Gas Underground Utilities suggest you “Call Before You Dig” Doing this alerts all Utilities to mark their underground lines to avoid being hit when you dig.

PSE&G Call Before You Dig
Damage Prevent Guidelines 2019
Color Code for Marking Underground Utility Lines – Wallet Card
Important Safety Information – Natural Gas – Spanish
Important Safety Information – Natural Gas