Zoning  Department

Please contact the Zoning Officer, Grace Pitner, with any questions at (609)494-3064 Monday through Friday        from 9 am until 4:30 pm.





Please feel free to contact Grace Pitner at 609-494-3064 or gracepitner@surfcitynj.org if you need any assistance in completing the Outdoor Seating Application.

2019-06 Outdoor Seating Ordinance

Zoning Permits

  • Construction Permit packages which require Zoning may be submitted to the Zoning Officer Monday through Friday from 9 am until 4:30 pm.
  • The Zoning permit fee is $30. 

Fence permits

  • Fence Permits are $30 and may be submitted with a survey or a plat drawing indicating placement & height.


CURB, Driveway and sidewalk Permit

  •  Curb, Driveway & Sidewalk Permits are $30 (effective 5/17/2018)
  •  Please submit a survey or a plat drawing indicating length and placement. 
  •  Properties located on Long Beach Boulevard, Central Boulevard or North 9th are responsible for obtaining an Ocean County Road Opening Permitprior to the issuance of the Surf City Curb Permit.  
  • Curb Permit Application


General information

Resale Certificate of Occupancy

  • All inspections will be completed by the Zoning Officer during regular business hours, Monday through Friday from 9 am until 4:30 pm.  
  •  Applications may be picked up at Borough Hall at any time during regular business hours. The cost for a Single Family Dwelling is $50 and for a Duplex it is $100. 
  • RESALE CO Checklist with Fire Extinguisher Info PDF
  • Chapter XXX Zoning