Type Full Name :
Sign With Hand
Name of Financial Institution/Bank
(Entity authorized to receive notices of code violations and to receive process in any court proceeding or administrative enforcement proceeding on behalf of the owner.)
319 East State Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08608
(609) 989-3563
(a) Is the property enclosed and secured from unauthorized entry (boarded-up)?
Vacant Property Registration
Authorized Agent Details
*   Please make sure the Month Property Became Vacant field matches the month in the Date Property Became Vacant field.
Agent Name
Financial Institution/Bank Information
Liability Insurance Information
Is there liability insurance on the vacant building(s) in the required amounts as indicated above?
Registration/Renewal Information
If yes, pursuant to §132-91.18 of the Code, the property may be exempted from the registration requirements if the property owner notifies the Director of the Division of Real Estate in writing that such owner is seeking this exemption, and must have either (i) submitted plans to the Department of Inspections upon which the Construction Official must be able to make a determination that the property can be restored to productive use and occupancy within the next twelve months, or (ii) submitted a notarized letter from an licensed architect or contractor indicating that the property can be restored to productive use and occupancy within the next twelve months, which letter will be subject to review and final approval.   If the property owner fails to submit the written notification, or it has been determined by the City that the property cannot be restored to productive use and occupancy within the next twelve months, the request for the exemption will be denied.
$3000 or 5% of the assessed value, whichever is greater
City of
Owner of Record
Initial Registration
Property Maintenance Details
(If Bank Owned or Pending Bank Ownership Only)
First Renewal
Assessed Value
Number of Units
Date Property Became Vacant
City, State, ZIP
(b) Does the property owner intended to restore the property to productive use and occupancy within the next twelve (12) months?
Name of Contact Agent or Representative
Any Subsequent Renewal
Pursuant to Section G(1) of the Code, every owner of a vacant building is required to acquire or maintain liability insurance in the amount of not less than $300,000 for buildings designed primarily for one- to four-unit residential use and not less than $1,000,000 for any other building.   Pursuant to Section G(2) of the Code, for any insurance policy acquired and renewed after the building has become vacant, the owner must provide written notice to the Director of Real Estate within 30 days of any lapse, cancellation change in coverage.
NOTE: You are required to attach evidence of insurance such as a Certificate of Liability Insurance or Insurance Declaration Page.   Any Registration Statement submitted that does not include such evidence shall not be deemed to be a valid registration, and you will be deemed in violation of the Code for which penalties will be assessed.
Is there a pending foreclosure processing for the property?
Phone #
I have read and understand the method of payments accepted for this application *
(c) Has the property owner or authorized agent properly affixed the required sign to the property in accordance with § 132-91.18 of the Code, which bears the information as indicated in Section 5 above?
Property Owner's or Authorized Agent's Statement
$  500
Phone #
Registration or Renewal
Name of Maintenance Company
Payments can be made via check, or money order to the Department of Inspections, 319 East State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608.   Payments will also be accepted at the counter. Please include your email address with any payments in order to receive an automated confirmation of payment.

If you'd like to make payment by credit card, you will receive an email with a secure online payment link.

Phone #
Mailing Street
Owner Details
Name of Contact Agent or Representative
I, the undersigned, hereby affirm that i am duly authorized to act on behalf of all ownership interests in the above-referenced property.   I hereby attest/swear that the information contained herein is accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge.   I am aware that if any of the foregoing statements made by me are willfully false, I am subject to punishment under the violations section of §132-91.le.
(LLC or Corporation is not acceptable as the name of owner. You must provide a full name of a primary contact.)
Second Renewal
Name - If Other
Month Property Became Vacant
(Entity to contact regarding maintenance issues at the property)
Please enter the address from the selected dropdown
Phone #
Every owner of a vacant building in the City of Trenton is hereby required pursuant to Vacant Property Ordinance 15-14 (codified at 132-91.1 of the code of the city of Trenton) to register such vacant building and pay a registration fee in accordance with the fee schedule in the "Registration/Renewal Information" Section below.   Please click here to view the ordinance.   Note: Each property having a separate tax block and lot number must be registered separately.
Applicant Signature
Property Information