Please attach a signed copy of the Property Owner Release Form, as well as other supporting documents (plans, surveys, pictures, etc) below.
The borough has 10 days after the receipt of payment to review your application. Please make sure that you include the application address in the memo section of the check.
Please follow the instructions below carefully. Failure to submit requested information will result in the DENIAL OF THE APPLICATION DUE TO INCOMPLETENESS.
New Use/Occupancy - Describe all present and proposed uses. Submit floor plan showing the location in the building and dimensions of space to be occupied. Include complete description of new business, # of employees, name/type of business; also include present/most recent business name/type of business operating at the location.
Additions/Site Improvements — Submit PDF and 2 sealed Site Plans, Architectural Floor Plans, Elevation Drawings and narrative of improvements. A determination will be made if grading/drainage plans are required. Additional fees may be required for review by the Borough Engineer.
Interior Renovations - Submit PDF and 2 sealed Interior Construction Plans (existing and proposed) prepared by a licensed professional (unless waived by Construction Office) and written description of proposed construction.
Exterior Facade Renovations — Submit PDF and 2 color renderings of proposed improvements along with Construction Plans. Applications located within the Historic District or properties listed on the Historic Inventory are subject to approval by the Historic District Committee and the Historic Preservation Commission. Applications for properties located within the RiverCenter District are forwarded to their Visual Improvement Committee for comment.
Signs/Awnings — Submit PDF and 2 color renderings of proposed signs/awnings. Provide building and window dimensions; sign dimensions including size of letters, colors, fonts and illumination details. For ground signs, show setbacks from property lines on survey. Provide information for additional signs already located on the property, include square footage, location and type (wall, projecting, etc.) All signs located in any Historic District are restricted to approved Historic colors and subject to approval from the Historic District Committee and the Historic Preservation Commission. Applications for signs located within the RiverCenter District are forwarded to their Visual Improvement Committee for comment.
Fences/Walls — Submit property survey indicating location of structure on survey. Include height and type of fence. All supports must face the property they are located on. Retaining walls may require review by Borough Engineer. Additional fees may apply.
Sheds/AC Condensers/Pools/Garages — Submit property survey indicating location of structure on survey. Include all yard setbacks, setback of proposed equipment/structure and size of structure. Show location of pool filter and required fencing/buffering.
Generators — See additional Instruction Sheet specific to generators.