Building Department

Our Staff

Mark Moeller
Construction Official & Building Inspector
mmoeller@leonianj.gov
(201) 592-5780, x255

Alyson Lazarus
Technical Assistant
alazarus@leonianj.gov
201-592-5780 x 253

Dan Melfi
Zoning Officer
dmelfi@leonianj.gov

James Hoffman
Electrical Inspector

Mike Quercia
Plumbing Inspector

Dave Haenelt
Fire Inspector
dhaenelt@leonianj.gov
(201) 592-5780, ext 254

Steve Oxnard
Property Maintenance
soxnard@leonianj.gov
201-280-9319

Our Hours

Building Department is open normal Borough Hall Business Hours (M,W,Th 8:30am-4:30pm, T 8:30am-8pm, F 8:30-12)

Construction  Official & Building Inspector 
Monday 3-6, Tues 12-8, Wed 2-5, Thurs 12-5

Zoning Officer
Tuesday 5-7:30

Electrical Inspector
Monday & Wednesday 11-1:30

Plumbing Inspector
Monday & Wednesday 11-1:30

Fire Inspector
Hours vary, please call for an appointment.

Important Information

As of March 27th, all Mayor and Council and Planning Board meetings will be held in the basement Meeting Room of the Leonia Public Library, located at 227 Fort Lee Road.


Construction/Building Division

Mandated by the New Jersey State Uniform Construction Code.This division is where one would obtain construction permits for new construction, and/or renovations of existing structures.

Inspections: Please call Alyson to schedule an inspection at 201-592-5780 x 253 during our regular business hours Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 8:30am - 4:30pm, Tuesday 8:30am - 8:00pm & Friday 8:30am - 12:00pm. You must have permit number available when scheduling inspections.

Certificate of Resale/Rental: If there is a change of occupancy whether by resale or rental you are required to submit a CRO application, along with the proper fee, to the Building Department. The application and requirements can be found below. Please find the Revised Application as of 11/1/18 below or click here.


Zoning Division
Responsible for the interpretation and enforcement of the borough zoning ordinances, and to insure that the proper occupancies and uses of structures and properties within the borough are followed.The Zoning Division also directs applicants to appear before the Planning Board or Zoning Board of Adjustment. Zoning, and Sign applications are now available online.

Property Maintenance Division

Responsible for the enforcement of both local ordinances and state statutes pertaining to the maintenance and upkeep of all structures and properties within the borough.

Click here to find application for road/street openings (.pdf).

 

Downloadable Forms Below
 Link  Description
 Download  Sign, Awning, Canopy Application
 Download  Zoning Application
2018-2019 Road Opening Application
File Name: Leonia 2018-2019 Street Opening Application (11-5-18).pdf
Revision Date: 11/5/2018
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2019 CRO Application Packet (Updated April 2019)
File Name: Updated CRO Packet Fillable April 2019.pdf
Revision Date: 4/16/2019
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Application for Certificate ucc_f270_cert_app
File Name: ucc_f270_cert_app.pdf
Revision Date: 2/27/2018
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Building Subcode Technical Section ucc_f110_bldg
File Name: ucc_f110_bldg.pdf
Revision Date: 2/27/2018
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Chimney Verification for Replacement of Fuel-Fired Equipment ucc_f370_chim_cert
File Name: ucc_f370_chim_cert.pdf
Revision Date: 2/27/2018
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Electrical Subcode Technical Section - ucc_f120_elec
File Name: ucc_f120_elec.pdf
Revision Date: 2/27/2018
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Fire Protection Subcode - Technical Section ucc_f140_fire_prot
File Name: ucc_f140_fire_prot.pdf
Revision Date: 2/27/2018
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Framing Checklist ucc_f390_framing_chklst
File Name: ucc_f390_framing_chklst.pdf
Revision Date: 2/27/2018
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Important Information Concerning Application w_owners_signcertif
File Name: w_owners_signcertif.pdf
Revision Date: 2/27/2018
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Mechanical Inspection - Technical Section ucc_f145_mech_insp
File Name: ucc_f145_mech_insp.pdf
Revision Date: 2/27/2018
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Planning Board Site Plan Application
File Name: Site Plan Application_20191119092203.pdf
Revision Date: 11/19/2019
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Planning Board Variance Application
File Name: Planning Board Application.pdf
Revision Date: 11/19/2019
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Plumbing Subcode - Technical Section ucc_f130_plumb
File Name: ucc_f130_plumb.pdf
Revision Date: 2/27/2018
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