416 New Jersey Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742 • 732-892-1118 • www.pointpleasantbeach.org
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Building Department Requirements for Rental Properties

The Borough of Point Pleasant is pleased to announce the addition of online rental registration. Starting immediately, property owners can apply for their rental certificate of occupancy online. You can complete the process by following the directions provided below. ***Please note: If your current certificate is not scheduled to expire within this calendar year, you are not required to complete steps 3 or 4 until expiration of certificate or change in tenant, whichever should occur first.

1. Click on the login tab and then "Register Now,” complete your user account and click create user. You will be able to use this Username and Password for all your future business needs. (If you have already done this for another license, please feel free to use that username & password.) You will receive a verification email, please click on the link provided within the email. If you do not receive it, be sure to check your junk/spam box.

After the above process, you will be directed to our portal, here you will find a section marked “Licensing and Permitting.”

2. Click "Apply for or review your Landlord Identity Disclosure" and then “Start a New Application” and then follow the fields. (This portion of registration will be a one-time process and will remain on file for your property.) ***Please note: your application will not be processed without completing this step.

When the above process is complete, locate on the left corner the “Menu.”

3. Click Apply for or review your Property Inspection

4. Click Residential Rental Certificate of Occupancy and follow the instructions.

After completing and submitting the application, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. Once the application has been reviewed, you will also receive an e-mail with an attached invoice. Please print this invoice and remit with payment in person or via mail to:

Building & Licensing Department
416 New Jersey Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742

After payment has been received by this office, an inspection of the property will be scheduled. Please note that failure to complete this application and obtain an inspection for a Rental License for each dwelling unit prior to occupancy is punishable by a fine not to exceed $500.00. Smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors & fire extinguishers must be serviced before inspection. If the property has to be re-inspected for violations, a $50.00 fee is charged. All fees are non-refundable.


The State Department of Community Affairs distributes a Landlord-Tenants Rights booklet. This booklet is an excellent source of information for tenants as well as landlords. A copy of this booklet can be obtained by forwarding a nominal fee of $1.50 to the following address:

Office of Landlord-Tenant Information
Department of Community Affairs
CN 805
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0805

Check should be made payable to:
Treasurer, State of New Jersey


This is not a complete list. However, it is an overview to provide you with an idea of what the inspector will be checking.

Building Department
Borough of Point Pleasant Beach
416 New Jersey Avenue
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Phone: (732) 892-1118
Ext. 221
FAX (732) 892-1594

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