Sandy, Home Buyer in Ridgewood, NJ

How long does it take to get a certificate of occupancy in West New York?

Asked by Sandy, Ridgewood, NJ Sun May 5, 2013

I am in the process of selling my coop in West New York, NJ. I want to be well prepared before closing. Any suggestions or anything I should look out for?

The apartment has been rented out for 9 years now. I don't remember if I have smoke detector, carbon monoxide alarm or fire extinguisher in the unit. Are these item a necessity for me to obtain CO?

How long does it take to get a certificate of occupancy in West New York? Do they assign you the date for inspection or do they give you the option to choose the date?

Thanks in advance, SK

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It should take around a week. This should be easy.

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Jose Martinez
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Aug 17, 2013
It can take under a week if you are willing to pay a little bit extra. West New York has a different cost schedule depending on how quickly you need it. You will need need to contact both the building department and fire prevention department.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue May 7, 2013
yes you need the Carbon and smoke detectors withing 4 feet of each bedroom. The Fire extinguisher should be mounted in or near the kitchen about 4ft high. W NY can come out in less than a week or 2 weeks depending how busy they are. the certificate is good for 3-6 months. They will give you a date and you can request a later date if you need to.
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