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Closing Date (For Transfers Only)
Please read the inspection guide below for obtaining the Certificate of Approval. It consists of some of the most commonly found violations and is NOT ALL INCLUSIVE.


  1. Address numbers for structures must be visible and readable from the street.
  2. Property must be free from debris and weeds.
  3. All exterior stairs which have three (3) or more risers must have a handrail.
  4. Any landing, balcony or deck that is thirty inches (30") or more above grade must have a guardrail.
  5. Condition of sidewalk, driveway and apron.
  6. Condition of roof, gutters, downspouts and leaders.
  7. Condition of fences, shrubs and hedges.
  8. Condition of structure siding (Paint, Brick, Stucco, etc).
  9. Condition of wood trips, soffits, eaves, fascia ,etc.
  10. Screens must be in good condition.
  11. Septic and/or Well certification required where applicable.


  1. Must have a SMOKE DETECTOR and CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS on each level. If the house was built with hardwired detectors, they must be in proper working condition.
  2. There can be NO openings in electrical panel. Panel must have unobstructed access.
  3. Electrical service must be a minimum of sixty (60) AMPS.
  4. Extension cords are not to be used as a substitute for permanent wiring and may not be fastened to or run through walls, ceilings or under
    floor coverings. All extension cords must be removed for inspection.
  5. All utilities must be turned on for inspection.
  6. Metal extension pipe on the relief valve of hot water heater required.
  7. All plumbing fixtures must be in good working condition.
  8. Windows must be operable and decent looking.
  9. Broken or crackled glass must be repaired.
  10. Any penetrations in walls or ceilings must be repaired.
  11. Handrails required on any stirs with three (3) or more risers.
  12. Guardrails required when there is a drop of thirty inches (30") or more from ground floor.
  13. All floor and floor coverings must be in good condition.
  14. Sump pump may be discharged into internal waste system.
  15. Fire extinguisher must be in kitchen.
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NOTE: All inspections are done on Thursdays. We will contact you for our open timings for inspection. The owner or the realtor must be present at time of inspection.
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By signing below, I the owner certify that all of the information provided in this application is true and accurate. I certify that this dwelling and all other structures on the property meet the zoning requirements of South Toms River.
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The application fee for Real Estate Transfer and Resale is $100.00. The application fee for Rental is $120.00. Fee must be paid by the applicant before the Borough of South Toms River schedules an inspection.

PLEASE NOTE: If the Property Owner or Realtor is not present at the scheduled time of inspection, a reinspection fee of $25.00 shall apply.