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Get A Permit or License


Welcome to the Plainfield Center for permits, licenses and applications. These vary and can range from getting a pet license to a construction permit, and everything in-between! As a business person, community representative, homeowner or commercial property owner seeking a permit , license and/or application for your project or event, you can find applications and contact information to get started here. Information pertaining to the permit , license and/or application process and payment must be obtained directly from the respective City Division as indicated below


Issued by Clerk's Office 
The below applications are available through the clerk's office. Should you have any questions regarding permits, licenses, applications, process or have additional questions or concerns contact: Abubakar Jalloh at (908) 753-3222 or ajalloh.clerk@plainfieldnj.gov

  • Auctioneer Application
  • Banner Permit Application
  • Catering Permit Application
  • City Chauffeur’s License Application
  • Garage Sale Application
  • Going-Out-Of-Business Sale License Application
  • Instructions Street Closing-Public Assembly Application
  • Itinerant Vendor License Application
  • Landscaping Ordinance
  • License to Conduct a Public Auction Application
  • Limousine Owner’s License Application
                            

  • Non-Commercial Public Address System Application
  • OPRA Request Form 
  • OPRA Form - Dir. Inspections
  • OPRA Form - Fire Department
  • OPRA Form - Police Department
  • Pawnbrokers and Second Hand Dealers Application
  • Peddler/Vendor Permit
  • Public Entertainment Application
  • Wholesale Junk Dealer Application



CLICK HERE for the eGOV Center for the above applications and permits.

Issued by Engineering Division 

If you have any questions regarding permits, licenses, applications, process or don't see what you are looking for contact: Oren K. Dabney (908)
753-3375 or Ok.dabney@plainfieldnj.gov

 

Issued by Fire Department
The list of permits and applications are listed below. To apply and pay by credit card use the below link.

 

Online Payments for Fire Dept.


Issued by Health Division 

If you have any questions regarding permits, licenses, applications, process or don't see what you are looking for contact: Dr. Atif Nazir (908) 753-3092 or atif.nazir@plainfieldnj.gov

To apply and pay by credit card use the below link.

Online Payments for Health


Issued by Inspections Division 


If you have any questions regarding permits, licenses, applications, processes or don't see what you are looking for contact: Oren K. Dabney, Sr.  (908) 753-3375 or Ok.dabneysr@plainfieldnj.gov

Vacant foreclosure and/or vacant bank-owned property

To register a vacant foreclosure and/or vacant bank-owned property, please visit www.prochamps.com.

Any questions with respect to registration requirements, registration status, etc. should be directed to SUPPORT@PROCHAMPS.COM.

With www.prochamps.com


The list of permits and applications are listed at the bottom of the page. To apply and pay by credit card use the below link

 

Online Payments for Inspections

Issued by Planning and Zoning 


If you have any questions regarding permits, licenses, applications, process or don't see what you are looking for contact: Bill Nierstedt (908) 753-3391 or William.nierstedt@plainfieldnj.gov

Issued by Department of Public Works 


Issued by Parks & Recreation 

If you have any questions regarding permits, licenses, applications, process or don't see what you are looking for contact: Veronica Taylor (908) 753-3097 or recreation@plainfieldnj.gov


Issued by Vital Statistics 

If you have any questions regarding permits, licenses, applications, process or don't see what you are looking for contact: Barbara Jennings-Wynn (908) 753-3093 or Barbara.jennings-wynn@plainfieldnj.gov