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New Jersey DCA Division of Codes and Standards

The Division of Codes and Standards establishes and enforces building codes, in partnership with the State’s municipalities, to protect the health and safety of New Jersey residents.

Program Administrator:
NJ Department of Community Affairs – DCA


  • Establishes and enforces building code
  • Oversees enforcement of the Hotel and Multiple Dwelling Law, the Uniform Construction Code implementing the building, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, energy, mechanical, elevator, radon, asbestos, rehabilitation and barrier-free sub codes, and lead hazard abatement
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