Housing Inspection & Landlord Compliance Office

The Office of Housing Inspection and Landlord Compliance performs the investigation, identification and verification of unsafe, unseemly and unsightly conditions which, if left unchecked, could threaten the public health and well-being. The purpose of this office is to insure that:

  • Properties are properly maintained
  • Property owners, landlords and tenants comply with all Township Housing Codes
  • Protect the health, welfare and property of all Township residents
  1.  Change of Occupancy 
  2. Landlord Compliance 
  3. Vacant & Abandoned Properties

Prior to any change in occupancy of any house, hotel, dwelling, dwelling unit, rooming house, rooming unit, boardinghouse, motel, apartment unit or premises which is used, partially used or intended to be used for human occupancy, a certificate of approval shall first have been obtained from the office of Housing Inspections, stating that the building and premises comply with the requirements of the Township ordinances. In the case of a hotel or motel, this section shall only apply in those cases involving permanent, rather than transient, residence.

You may complete change of occupancy applications using our Change of Occupancy Application Portal or by filling out the below documentation and submitting to the Office of Housing Inspections.

To help prepare for your change of occupancy inspection you may refer to our Change of Occupancy Checklist (PDF).

Change of Occupancy Applications