Building Department

Forms

FormsDescription Link to form
20% Disproportionate Barrier Free Cost WorksheetApplicants can use this form to determine the portion of the total construction cost that needs to be allocated to Barrier Free (ADA) work. This form is necessary upon application for any work within an existing commercial structure or space.
Certificates and Name Changes of Commercial Properties
Certificates on Residential Property Resales and Rentals
Certificate of Occupancy ChecklistThis is a helpful check-off list for applying for a certificate of occupancy. Make sure all applicable items are included with the application for the certificate.
Change of Use ApplicationPlease review this information if your business is different then the one that last occupied the space you are to move into. A different use is considered a change of use and the construction code has very specific guidelines regarding this. You will likely need a NJ design professional to assist with this information. It is important to review this information before moving into the new space as there may need to be construction work to make the space compliant for your occupancy.
Certification in Lieu of OathThis will explain the issues of signing page 2 of the F-100 folder document indicating that you are performing the work yourself.
Commercial Permit ChecklistThis is a checklist that is used to identify what is needed when a construction permit is applied for.
Construction Application Checklist
Commercial Rooftop Unit (RTU)
Continued Certificate of Occupancy InformationA requirement for any change of occupancy for any non-residential use (ie: commercial use) within Hillsborough Township. This information will help you understand what is needed when applying for a Continued Certificate of Occupancy.
Designers Information
Framing ChecklistThis form is used for all residential construction projects. It is required to be completed by the responsible person in charge of the project. The form is a “checklist” of the various items that must be checked and verified during a framing inspection. It must be completed prior to the inspection date and given to the framing inspector upon their arrival at your construction project.
Instructions for filing a construction permit applicationThis document helps to explain the process and steps necessary for submitting a construction permit application. Please note that this is a State document and addresses and fees within it are for applications and submissions to the State DCA. ALL submissions need to be made to Hillsborough Township.
Minor Work Reference – Residential
Required Inspections Checklist Use this form to determine and review the required inspections that may be necessary for your specific scope of work. Residential Pools Use this information for assistance in the requirements associated with the installation of a pool on your residential property.
Residential DecksThis handout provides you with useful information regarding the installation of a deck. There are specific considerations that need to be documented on the plans in order to confirm code compliance. This handout will help guide you through this process.
Tent Permit Information SheetThis sheet will assist you in determining when a permit is needed for a temporary tent. It also will help to direct you to the correct department to obtain the permit.
Backflow Preventer Cover Letter 
Testable Backflow Device ApplicationAll commercial testable backflow prevention devices are required to be certified  yearly  per UCC 5:23-2.23(1)4.  This form should be completed and submitted to the Construction Office along with the test results and fee.
Variation ApplicationUse this form if you need to submit for a variation to the code. This application MUST state the specific code section from which relief is to be sought, the reason for non-compliance to the code, and any supporting information as to how the same intent of the code section for which relief is sought will be met. Please call the Building Department to determine the fee that is required to be paid at the time of application for the variation.
CHIMNEY VERIFICATION FORMMust be completed and submitted when replacing or altering any appliance that is vented into a chimney. This includes fireplace changes.
Combustion Air Calculation Sheet with InstructionsMust be completed and submitted with a Mechanical Subcode Technical when finishing a basement that has fuel-burning appliances.
Building Subcode Technical ApplicationBe sure to complete this form in full and make 3 additional copies of the completed form. Then drop off at the building department.
Certificate Application FormThis form is used to apply for a Certificate of Occupancy, a Temporary Certificate of Occupancy, Lead Abatement Certificate, or when requesting a Continued Certificate of Occupancy certificate. Please be sure to complete this form in full!
Electrical Subcode Technical ApplicationBe sure to complete this form in full and make 3 additional copies of the completed form. Then drop off at the building department.
Fire Subcode Technical ApplicationBe sure to complete this form in full and make 3 additional copies of the completed form. Then drop off at the building department.
Mechanical Subcode Technical ApplicationThis form is used for installations of most heating or cooling units in a building. Be sure to completely fill the form out and make 3 additional copies of the completed form. Then drop it off at the building department.
Permit Application FolderConstruction Folder Form F-100: All of the folders forms are needed. This “folder” is what all of the necessary technical application are held in.
Plumbing Subcode Technical ApplicationBe sure to complete this form in full and make 3 additional copies of the completed form. Then drop off at the building department.
Permit Cost Estimator
Standard Township Engineer DetailsAny homeowner performing construction work within Township rights of way must comply with Township Code Chapter 259 and follow the Standard Township Engineer Details.
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