Contact Information

 jamanow sm

Director of Community Development
Nancy Jamanow


Community Development
984 Tuckerton Road
Marlton, NJ 08053
2nd Floor, Room 204

Phone: 856-983-2914
Fax:  856-983-6709

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Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm


Common Projects that Require Permits:

  • Construction of a new dwelling
  • Decks and additions
  • Demolition of an structure or interior demolition prior to any construction work
  • Demolition of an inground pool
  • Fuel tank removal and/or replacement
  • Furnace, air conditioning, and water heater installation or replacement
  • Interior or exterior alterations including garage conversions and basement finishing (except those listed as "ordinary repairs" unless work is being done in a historic building)
  • Lawn irrigation systems
  • Re-roofing and Siding (except when it falls under "ordinary repairs")
  • Sheds over 100 square feet and pole barns (Sheds under 100 square feet do require a zoning approval.)
  • All Swimming Pools, whether above ground or inground, that have the capacity to hold 24” of water at any point. This includes large “blow up” above ground pools. Fences that serve as barriers for swimming pools.
  • Hot tubs
  • Electric service


"Ordinary Repairs" that DO NOT Require Construction Permits:

  • Construction or replacement of sheds up to 100 square feet
  • Exterior or interior painting or wallpapering
  • Installation or replacement of any flooring material (carpeting, wood floors, etc.)
  • Replacement of cabinets unless soffits are being removed
  • Replacement of fixtures unless pipes or wiring is being removed or changed
  • Repair or replacement of any interior or exterior trim, decoration, or moldings
  • Repair or replacement of any interior finish less than 25% of the wall area in any given room, including plastering or drywall within a 12 month period
  • Repair or replacement of less than 25% of any exterior siding within a 12 month period
  • Repair or replacement of less than 25% of the total area of a roof within a 12 month period
  • Replacement of exterior water rain gutters and leaders
  • Repair or replacement of kitchen cabinets (excluding additional electrical and plumbing work which would require permit and inspections)
  • Repair of any exterior porch which would not involve replacement of structural members
  • Installation and replacement of any window or door, including garage doors, in the same opening without altering the dimensions or framing of the original opening (windows egress may require a permit)
  • Repair of any non-structural member such as a partition railing or kitchen cabinet

Permits may require zoning approval and plans so please feel free to contact us if you are planning a project or repair so that we can discuss the permit requirements or any other questions you might have at 856-983-2914, extension 2.