Code Requirements

Rockaway Township Code Requirements

Attention All Builders & Architects

 All plans shall include "building code information" on the front cover page indicating the following:

  • Number of stories
  • Height of structure
  • Area-largest floor (building footprint)
  • Square feet
  • New building area - square feet
  • Volume of new structure - cubic feet
  • Construction classification
  • Maximum Live load
  • Maximum Occupancy load or # of bedrooms

Construction Codes

Adoption Date:  9/6/2022 & 9/19/2022*    Effective Date:  3/6/2023 & 3/19/2023*

      2021 International Building Code, NJ Edition

2021 International Residential Code, NJ Edition

2021 International Mechanical Code

2021 International Energy Conservation Code

2019 ASHRAE Standard 90.1 (Commercial)

2020 National Electric Code

2021 National Standard Plumbing Code, NJ Edition*

2021 International Fuel Gas Code

2017 Barrier Free ICC/ANSI A117.1 

2021 Fire Protection Code, NJ Edition

 Construction Official/Building Subcode Official - Gary Kristoffersen

Electrical Subcode Official - Greg Ryan

Fire Subcode Official - Tim Culver

Plumbing Subcode Official - Robert Klaar

Building Subcode Inspector – Steve Shea

Technical Assistant - Lisa Florey

Technical Assistant - Jamie Browne

Technical Assistant - Lou Turk

Building Codes 9/19/2022