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New Department of Buildings and Housing

The Borough of Highlands is excited to announce the creation of a new Department of Buildings & Housing, which  will be operational effective January 1, 2024. Its responsibilities include:

  • Uniform Construction Code (UCC) plan review and inspections
  • Zoning application and plan review, and zoning determination
  • Floodplain Administration, plan review, determination, and inspections
  • Code Enforcement
  • Property Maintenance

The new office will consist of a Construction Official, Certified Floodplain Administrator, Technical Assistant, Building Subcode Official, Fire Subcode Official, Electrical Subcode Official, Plumbing Subcode Official, Mechanical Inspector, Zoning Officer, and Code Enforcement Officer.

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Posted in Announcements, Building Department