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Newark Regulations


Permit Restrictions

  • A building or planning permit is not required if the unit is under 120 square feet

    • if the deck makes the structure > 120 square feet, a permit would then be required

  • An overhang on a unit would trigger a permit

  • As long as a slab foundation (if required) is < 120 square feet, no permit is needed to install it

  • Any utilities (electrical, plumbing, etc.) added to a unit would require a permit

Setback and Height Restrictions


Zoning Restrictions

  • All single-family homes are permitted to have ADUs

  • All two-family homes are permitted to have ADUs

  • All multi-family homes are permitted to have ADUs

Setback and Height Restrictions

Other Restrictions


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