Construction Board of Appeals

New Jersey Uniform Construction CodeMeetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 4:30 pm in the Hunterdon County County Commissioner's Meeting Room, located at: 

71 Main Street
Building 1, 2nd Floor
Flemington, NJ

Note: The Board will meet only if Appeals have been submitted. To confirm meeting dates, please contact the Hunterdon County Construction Board at 908-788-1546.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


  • Ralph Finelli, Architect - Chairman
    Term Expires December 31, 2023
  • Alan Horton, Electrical
    Term Expires December 31, 2025
  • John Sherlock, Contractor
    Term Expires December 31, 2026
  • Paul Grefe, Contractor
    Term Expires December 31, 2025
  • Jim Hedden, Plumbing
    Term Expires December 31, 2024
  • Vacancy, Fire


  • John Melick, Professional Engineer
  • Paul Krasovec, Electrical
  • Edward O'Brien, Architect
  • 1 Vacancy - Alternate Plumbing and Fire

About the Board

The Hunterdon County Construction Board of Appeals was established by the Hunterdon County Board of County Commissioners pursuant to the Uniform Construction Code of the State of New Jersey. The Construction Board hears appeals from the decisions of local government agencies (municipalities) within Hunterdon County by an appellant (i.e. building/home owner or their agent, or counsel representing appellant who is an established corporation).

Note: The Board does not have jurisdiction in the following Hunterdon County Municipalities:

  • Bloomsbury Borough
  • Frenchtown Borough
  • Glen Gardner Borough
  • Hampton Borough
  • Holland Township
  • Milford Borough

The residents of the above listed Municipalities must contact the NJ State Code Enforcement Office for assistance:
NJ State Local Code Enforcement
171 Route 173
Asbury, New Jersey
Phone: 908-713-0722
Fax: 908-713-0995

What Can Be Appealed

  • Denial of an application for a permit
  • Failure of the Municipality to Act on an Application for a Construction Permit
  • Failure of the Municipality to act on an Application for a Certificate of Occupancy.
  • Denial of a Variation
  • Assessment of Penalties
  • Issuance of a Notice of Violation
  • Issuance of a Imminent Hazard
  • Stop Work Order
  • Fire Lane Obstruction
  • And others

Important Note

The applicant shall notify their Municipality that they are appealing any violations besides sending the appeal to the County. Contact your municipality for additional information.

For additional information, please email the Construction Board at 908-788-1546.