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.




2020 Outdoor Seating Application

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.  


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