Welcome to your local page Salem!
Salem is the county seat of Salem County, the state’s most rural county. Salem City is home to over 5,000 people living in 2,100 households and we offer home services to you all. There are 2,633 housing units at an average density of 1,123.6 per square mile. Many historic, old or in need of repairs, renovations or to have demolition for safety sake.
There is a lot of history in Salem City. The Old Salem County Courthouse serves today as the administrative offices for Salem City. It is the oldest active courthouse in New Jersey and is the second-oldest courthouse in continuous use in the United States.
The town and colony of Salem was laid out in 1675 by John Fenwick and the community was given permission to choose officers in October 1693. It was incorporated on February 21, 1798, as part of the initial group of 104 townships established by the New Jersey. On February 25, 1858, it was reincorporated as Salem City.
Home Services in Salem, NJ
Salem County Home Services’ goal is to make your life easier as a homeowner in the City of Salem, NJ. Not every homeowner knows a plumber, electrician or a tree care specialist. The website and this page in particular, is your page for all the local home services a person could ask for. All easy to find and navigate.
We do our best to find home service providers in your neighborhood. Sometimes this is not possible, with meeting our criteria of service partners. But, rest assured, they are local to Salem County.
On this page you will find not only the services our partners provide, but help with information in regards to local numbers for things like building inspections, town halls and things of that nature.
As stated, this website is about community and making homeownership less stressful when it comes time to repair, replace, remodel or renovate.
We hope you like it, enjoy it and find it helpful.
Salem County Home Services is your resource for everything in your home. From alarms to waterproofing and everything in between. Our services make it easier for homeowners in Salem County to find the information they need when doing any home improvement or repair.
There is no need to do a ton of Google searches. We have all the local contractors in Salem County here under one roof…eh website.
You can rest assure if the contractors or service providers are on this website, they have been vetted, have all the needed insurance, licenses and are legit contractors or service providers.
We have contractors and home service companies for all 15 cities/towns in Salem County. Best part..they are local companies.
How to use this website?
Click on the service below that you think you need or want more information about.
Once on the specific service page, you can read more about the services provided and fill out the form on the page.
We will be in touch with you with-in an hour during normal business hours (9am-5pm M-F and 10am-2pm S-S). Or if you have an emergency service you can call 609-757-9111.
The Home Services Our Partners Offer
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City of Salem, New Jersey Building Codes, Zoning and Planning Information
Salem City Local Phone Numbers & Websites
City of Salem
17 New Market Street;
Salem, NJ 08079
Salem City Construction Code Official – Richard McDowell
Building Subcode Official/Inspector – Mark Monaco
Electrical Subcode Official/Inspector – Joe Santangelo
Plumbing Subcode Official/Inspector – Don Jones
Fire Subcode Official/Inspector – Mike Scardino
The Office of Local Code Enforcement of the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs will handle the Construction Office and Permitting for the City of Salem under the Uniform Construction Code. (Please note CO inspections for existing structures including rental unit occupancy change and home sales; existing housing code violations; tall grass and zoning issues are handled by the City’s Department of Inspections & Permits).
Hours will be every Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Salem City Construction Code Office.
Questions on Building Permits in City of Salem, New Jersey
DCA’s Regional Office in Hammonton
852 South White Horse Pike,
Hammonton, New Jersey 08037.
Telephone number is 609.567.3653
FAX number is 609.704.1510.
Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Site Planning Guidelines
Zoning Board Application Checklist
Zoning Permit Application
Coming in November 2021
Salem County Mobile App, that you can download for FREE available on Apple and Google Stores, for Android and Iphone devices.
This way if an emergency happens, you can tap the app. You can also read our articles and check out any coupons, discounts or offers our service partners are having.