Street Opening Permits

Borough Code §199 entitled Streets and Sidewalks states that it is unlawful for any person, partnership, association or corporation to cut, break into, excavate or open any of the roads, streets, avenues or highways of the Borough of Haddonfield or any portion of the right-of-way thereof, without first making written application to the Borough Clerk stating the kind, by a plan showing the location of such work and the scope of the work to be performed including dimensions and specifications, and obtaining a permit for each and every opening.

This ordinance also provides for a 5-year moratorium for all newly paved streets. No permit shall be issued for any street opening which would disturb the pavement of any road having been constructed, reconstructed or overlaid until a period of five years after the completion of said construction, reconstruction or overlay, except in the event of an emergency or hardship as described below. The five-year period as articulated herein shall be calculated from December 31 of the year in which said road was constructed, reconstructed or overlaid and run five years thereafter.  For this list of streets on the moratorium list pleast click here.

Please click here for the online application for street opening permits.

Fees are submitted separately and should be mailed to the following address.  Please be sure to include on your check  the application number assigned through the online application.

Borough Clerk’s Office
Borough of Haddonfield
242 Kings Highway East
Haddonfield, New Jersey 08033