Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:00pm

(201) 664-1849

Building

Inspection Hours

Building Inspection

Mon: 10:45am-2:15pm
Tues: 7:00am-10:00am
Wed: 10:45am-12:15pm
Thurs: 7:00am-9:00am
Fri: 12:30pm-2:00pm

To schedule an appointment with the Construction Official call 201-664-1849 Ext 19

Contact Information

Liz Stass, Technical Assistant - Ext. 19 estass@oldtappan.net

Liz schedules inspections, answers questions regarding building permit requirements and  prepares month-end financial reports.  She is responsible for submitting reports to the NJ Department of Community Affairs. Her hours are Monday through Friday from 9:15 - 1:00.


Robert Rusch, Construction Official - Ext. 20 brusch@oldtappan.net

Robert oversees the daily operations of the Building Department.  He has final approval on all applications.  He may impose penalties when appropriate.  And is responsible for preparing yearly budgets for the Mayor and Council.

Bob Rusch - Zoning Officer - Ext. 20 
Zoning Permits: Issued Mon through Fri from 9:15am-1:00pm

Reviews drawings and surveys for proposed projects to ensure that the zoning code is strictly enforced. Bob also issues all zoning permits.

 

INSPECTORS

The Borough Inspectors conduct plan review to ensure that projects conform to all code and inspection requirements.

Robert Rusch  - Building Inspector - Ext. 20 brusch@oldtappan.net
Brian Drewes - Plumbing Subcode Inspector plumbing@oldtappan.net
Joseph DeSalvo Jr. - Electrical Subcode Inspector electrical@oldtappan.net
Alan Silverman - Fire Subcode Inspector firesubcode@oldtappan.net

 

CODE ENFORCEMENT

Ronald Cenicola - Code Enforcement Officer - Ext. 20 

Ron issues permits or citations in accordance with the regulations of the Borough.  He does inspections and investigations of properties and buildings, determines the nature of environmental or health hazards, nuisance violations and unsafe conditions.