Building, Zoning, & Property Maintenance

About Us:

You may drop off or pick up forms and permits at any time, however, the Construction Official may not be in the office.

Please Note:  Inspections must be scheduled by calling the department secretary at (201) 891-7000 ext. 303 or 304.  Meetings with the technical staff are by appointment only.

  • Fred Depken's office hours are Monday - Friday: 9:00 am to 11:00 am.
  • Building Inspections take place Monday - Friday: 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Thomas Gensheimer's office hours are Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 pm.
  • Mark DiGennaro's office hours are by appointment only.

Be Advised: If you or your contractor are found to be performing work without the required permits, fines will be issued.  Fines can range from $500 to $2,000.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Fred Depken Property Maintenance/Zoning Enforcement Officer/Fire Marshal (201) 891-7000 ext. 302
Mark A. DiGennaro Township Engineer/Subsurface Septic System Engineer (201) 891-7000 ext. 301
Thomas Gensheimer Construction Code Official/Building Subcode Official (201) 891-7000 ext. 300
Cindy Risseeuw Building Department & Board of Health Secretary (201) 891-7000 ext. 304
Joyce Vooys Part-time Building Department Secretary (201) 891-7000 ext. 303
Patrice Hansen Part-time Building Department Secretary (201) 891-7000 ext. 307