Monday - Friday
8:00 - 4:30
379 South Branch Road
Hillsborough, NJ 08844

379 South Branch Road
Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Construction Official


Subcode Officials

Fire Subcode Official/Assistant Construction Official
Ed Allatt 

Building Subcode Official/Assistant Construction Official
Assistant Building Subcode Official 

Electrical Subcode Official

Plumbing/Mechanical Subcode Official
Frank Lukacs

Technical Assistants

Technical Assistant/ Secretary to the Construction Official
Technical Assistant / Commercial Specialist
Technical Assistant
Technical Assistant / Electrical Inspector Trainee

Mission Statement

To ensure the health, safety and welfare of the public, through proper administration of the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code, conducted in a courteous and professional manner.
The Building Department is here to assist the public, contractors, and design professionals by providing quality service that is knowledgeable, efficient, comprehensive, and helpful. The department effectively promotes and provides professional plan review, permitting, and inspections of proposed or ongoing construction projects in the community. Navigating the code books and required construction documents may feel cumbersome but this office is here to help guide the community through the process. This department is entrusted with the responsibility to promote code awareness and expertise, assuring building safety and code compliance for the residents.

Track Your Permit

Hillsborough Township uses an online tracking and request system called SDL to offer a convenient way for citizens and community members to engage with the municipality online. Create an account or log in to SDL Portal for 24/7 access the following services:
  • Permit Status
  • Plan Review and Inspection information
  • OPRA requests
  • Searchable permit & property information
*Residents, be sure to select Hillsborough as your primary town. 

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Department Hours

M-F 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Inspection Hours

Building Inspection
Monday - Friday 8 AM - 3 PM
Saturday 8 AM - 12 PM


Construction Permit Application Folder
For additional forms and helpful guidance please click on the forms/document links. If you are having trouble finding what you need please contact our staff for additional information

Frequently Asked Questions

What does the Governor’s Executive Order 122 mean?

On April 8, 2020 Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 122 which, in part, ceases the physical operations of non-essential construction projects indefinitely effective Friday April 10, 2020, at 8:00 pm. Essential projects as defined in the order are allowed to continue provided they meet the requirements set forth in the Executive Order. Please follow this link to the New Jersey Website for Frequently asked questions concerning Essential Construction Projects.

FAQ Essential Construction Business @ NJ. Gov (Note there is a chat feature to connect you with a representative to answer questions. Look for the Blue Circle with a square inside and a smile)

State of New Jersey Executive Order 122

New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Executive Order 122 Guide (Division of Codes and Standards)