Landlord Registration for Non Owner-Occupied Dwellings

Every landlord of a residential dwelling, unless owner-occupied, must file a Landlord Registration Form.

(N.J.S.A. 46:8-28)

Form for the City

  • Dwelling with Fewer than 3 Units

If you are a landlord who owns a non owner-occupied dwelling with fewer than three {3) rental units, you must complete the Landlord Registration Form and file it with the City Clerk. EMAIL THE FORM

Form for the State

  • Dwelling with More than 2 Units

A landlord who owns a dwelling with more than two {2) rental units, except an owner-occupied dwelling, must complete the Landlord Registration Form  and mail it to: 

New Jersey Department of Community Affairs
Bureau of Housing Inspection
P.O. Box 810
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0810

The Department of Community Affairs will forward a filed copy of the Landlord Registration Form to the City Clerk.

Form For Your Tenants

  • Copy of the completed Landlord Registration Form to new tenant
  • Tenant signs and dates a copy of the form, as "received"
  • Landlord should include a copy of signed and dated Landlord Registration Form with tenant's permanent file

    (N.J.S.A. 46:8-28-29)