James Rizzo
Construction Official
Department of Code Enforcement
Building Bureau
520 Market street
City Hall, Room 403
P.O. Box 95120
Camden, NJ 08101-5120
Phone: 856-757-7032
Fax:
856-757-7259

We are trying to create a safe environment for all constituents and would encourage all and make an appointment prior to coming to the Building Bureau. While we are transitioning into re-opening the Building Bureau, we would like to keep with social distancing measures to prevent long lines.

BUILDING BUREAU Room 403:

  1. APPOINTMENTS MUST BE MADE BEFORE COMING TO THE BUILDING BUREAU.
  2. These appointments will be at 30-minute intervals
  3. You must call the day before to schedule your appointment
  4. Service cannot be rendered to anyone without an appointment

During this COVID Crisis, all permit applications must be sent by email.  See Important Forms for applications for all forms.

The City of Camden Building Bureau is responsible for ensuring that all construction work in the City complies with the requirements of the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code (UCC), which controls all matters concerning the construction and demolition of all existing or proposed buildings and structures.

The Building Bureau is responsible for construction permits, inspections, and code compliance. It also handles all inspections for a Continued Certificate of Occupancy.