Monday - Friday
8:30 - 4:30
166 Mine Brook Rd


The Housing Office regulates rental properties in the Borough of Bernardsville by certifying landlords are in compliance with the New Jersey State Minimum Housing Standards.

  • You can provide your renters with the Truth In Renting Brochure issued from the New Jersey Department of Consumer Affairs.
  • For information on the new Lead Paint Inspection Law.  Please visit nj.gov/dca/or see the information in the forms and documents section of this page.
  • Ensure all rental properties within the borough are registered
  • Perform annual inspections to be sure rental units meet the minimum standards for habitability
  • Assist tenants and landlords with any issues regarding code requirements for living standards

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How long does an inspection take?

An inspection normally takes between 10-30 minutes, depending on the size of the unit and conditions.

Housing Department 

Monday-Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Inspections: Monday & Wednesday 10:00am - 12:00pm

P: 908-766-3000, F: 908-766-1315

Housing & Zoning Administrative Coordinator
Jackie DeSanto
908-766-3000, Ext.129

1 Anderson Hill Rd. Suite 103