Department of Community Services (DCS)
The Department of Community Services (DCS) is responsible for Public Works, Code Administration (Construction/Building, Code), Planning & Zoning, Engineering, environmental initiatives, and Affordable Housing. DCS serves as the single point of contact for all property and land development issues. Click the DCS menu links to learn more about each division/unit (located at the bottom of the page when viewed on a mobile device). Also, be sure to visit the DCS Document Center to download all DCS permits, flyers, forms and more.
DCS COVID-19 Precautions & Drop Off / Pick Up Instructions
As of Monday, May 18th, non-essential construction may resume with appropriate safeguards in place. The Department of Community Services (DCS) is staffing a temporary pick-up and drop-off desk for residents, realtors and contractors inside the main lobby in City Hall outside Common Council Chamber from 9AM to 12PM Monday - Friday for construction permits, Zoning Certificates of Occupancy, tree permits, engineering permits and other forms. View the full DCS notice including updates and specific document drop off and pick up instructions.
|DCS Division||Contact||Hours (Payments not accepted 30 min prior to close)|
Planning & Zoning
|By mail||512 Springfield Avenue||Summit, NJ 07901 (Attn: DCS ~ 2nd Floor)|
|By fax||(908) 608-1214|
|PLEASE NOTE:||No payments 30 minutes prior to close.|