Appeals

Request a Hearing
You may contest fire safety permit orders at an administrative hearing. The request for a hearing must be in writing within 15 days after receipt of this order and addressed to:
Morris County Construction Board of Appeals
P.O. Box 900
Morristown, NJ 07963

Necessary Details
In accordance with the rules promulgated under the Administrative Act, (N.J.S.A. 52:14B-1 et seq. and 52:14F et seq.). An appeal request must sufficiently identify the decision or action you wish to appeal and the specific reasons forming the basis for your dispute. This information is necessary in order for a decision to be made as to whether your appeal constitutes to become a contested case. 

Things to Know
You are advised that only matters deemed to be contested cases, as defined by the Administrative Procedures Act, will be scheduled for a hearing. Once a hearing is scheduled, you will be notified in advance of the time and place. 

You are also advised that the appeal to the Construction Board of Appeals must be accompanied by the fee of $100; payable to the Morris County Construction Board of Appeals. 

Hearing Representation
At a hearing, a corporation may be represented only by a licensed attorney, unless the Office of Administrative Law gives approval.