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Code Enforcement

301 Main Street
Avon-by-the-Sea, NJ 07717
Office: 732-502-4518 / Fax- 732-774-0605
Paul Murphy, Fire Official, Code Enforcement (Rentals/Sales)

Please be advised that all owners or landlords who rent or lease any apartment, cottage, rooms or single family homes, not registered as a Rooming House or Hotel must obtain a Certificate of Occupancy and inspection prior to leasing or renting same. A Certificate of Occupancy is required for ALL summer and year round rentals. Any change in tenancy, for any length of time, requires a Certificate of Occupancy. This includes ONLINE RENTALS.  All applications may be picked up at the Borough Municipal Building. Failure to obtain a Certificate of Occupancy is punishable by a $1,250.00 fine and appearance in court. Any questions, please contact Paul at