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Construction and Fire Bureau

The Borough's Construction positions are held by part-time employees.
All inquires and inspections can be handled through Elizabeth Griffin, Assistant to the Construction Department at the Borough's Administrative Offices.

All inspections are done on Tuesdays and Thursdays and can be scheduled by contacting the Borough's Administrative Offices at 732-938-4077.
Construction Official:
Stephen DeBrito
Electrical SubCode:
Jean Verrier
Building SubCode: Stephen DeBrito
Fire SubCode: Robert Lewis
Plumbing SubCode: James Wulfekotte
Code Enforcement Officer: Herb Neuhaus
Fees are dependent upon the scope of work being preformed

Inspections for smoke alarm and carbon monoxide alarms are required for resales and rentals.
These inspections are preformed through a Shared Service with Howell Township.  More information is available here.  
Application for the inspection must be submitted to the Howell Fire Bureau office where the Staff will schedule an inspection date with you as you pay the required fees for the  inspection. Application forms for this inspection are available on the Howell Township web site. 
Fees for the Smoke Alarm Inspection were set by Farmingdale Borough Ordinance and are based upon how many business days until closing:
More than 10 days = $50.
Less than 10 more than 4 = $90.
Less than 4 days = $161.
For the commercial business: Your inspection will take place annually at approximately the same time each year. You will be required by ordinance to pay an inspection fee based on the square foot of your space used. Your invoice will be mailed to you prior to your inspection. All fees will be now be paid directly to the Howell Fire Bureau.

Our offices are open and available for questions and concerns Monday thru Friday 8:30 am until 4:30 pm.
If you have any questions, please contact the Howell Fire Bureau office at  732-938-4500 ext.2900 or by email at: