If you wish to contest a penalty notice, you may request a hearing before the Essex County Construction Board of Appeals within fifteen (15) days of receipt of the penalty notice. The Fee for an Appeal is $100.00 and should be forwarded with your application to the Construction Board of Appeals Office at 900 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona, NJ 07044
Your application for appeal must be in writing setting forth your address and name, the address of the building or site in question, the permit number, the specific sections of the Regulations in question, and the extent and the nature of your reliance on them. You may include a brief statement setting forth your position and the nature of relief sought by you. You may also append any documents that you consider useful.