Zoning Office

Application Process:

2. The Applicant must apply for any construction/building permits with the West Amwell Township Construction Office, located at 150 Rocktown Lambertville Road, Lambertville, NJ 08530. They can be reached at (609-) 397-2036 or construction@westamwelltwp.org. 

All correspondence pertaining to building/construction should be sent directly to the West Amwell Construction Department.  This will eliminate any delays in the permitting process. 


Update May 1st 2022:

East Amwell Township has entered into a shared service agreement with West Amwell Township for Zoning Services.

Contact West Amwell Township Zoning Office HERE

Construction Office Hours Inspection Schedule 2022


The Zoning Office is often the first step in making modifications or changing the use on a particular site. The Zoning Office will review applications for compliance with the established Land Use Ordinances of the Township and issue Zoning Permits. 


Zoning Permits are generally required for most modifications on a property except for routine property maintenance operations. Common activities requiring Zoning Permits include:

  • Installing an Above or In Ground Pool
  • Constructing/Installing an Accessory Structure (Shed, Gazebo, Garage or Barn)
  • Installing/Replacing a Generator, A/C Condenser, Fuel Storage Tank
  • Installing a Fence
  • Installing a Solar Array, both Roof and Ground Mounted Systems
  • Installing a Patio, Walkway, Driveway or other Impervious Surface
  • Constructing a Finished Basement
  • Expanding/Modifying established uses within an existing Residence or Business
  • Changing a Use within an Existing Building / Tenant Space
  • Conducting a Temporary Activity (typically related to nonresidential uses and block parties)

Download a Zoning Permit Application or submit a Zoning Information Request from the list of application forms, below.


Zoning Permit Application


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