Cherry Hill Headlines

Posted on: November 1, 2014

Residential resale inspection program now in effect in Cherry Hill

Effective Jan. 1, Cherry Hill homeowners will be required to obtain a Certificate of Continued Occupancy prior to the resale of any residential property in Cherry Hill.

This requirement is part of Cherry Hill’s comprehensive property maintenance plan, which aims to maintain and, where needed, improve the quality of its neighborhoods.

“This ordinance will add a mechanism for the Township to ensure that all properties in Cherry Hill are in compliance with our property maintenance standards and will help keep our neighborhoods safe and beautiful for all our residents to enjoy,” said Cherry Hill Mayor Chuck Cahn. “I hear regularly from residents with concerns about messy properties and buckled sidewalks. This ordinance is just the next step in our comprehensive effort to tackle chronic property maintenance issues throughout town.”

Before any home sale can proceed to closing, the home’s exterior property areas must be inspected by Cherry Hill’s Property Maintenance Officer, to ensure that these areas comply with the Township’s property maintenance standards.

Items to be inspected include: sidewalks, driveways, fences, trees, sanitation, grading and drainage, natural growth, exhaust vents, discharge of sump pumps, accessory structures and ground surface hazards. A comprehensive inspection list can be found here.

There is a $50 inspection fee, due prior to inspection. Click here to download a copy of the inspection application.

Inspections are scheduled through the Department of Public Works. Checks and applications can be mailed or dropped off at the Public Works Complex, 1 Perina Blvd., Cherry Hill 08003, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Inspections begin the week of Nov. 1, and will be required for all properties closing on or after Jan. 1. This inspection requirement is in addition to the Cherry Hill Fire Department’s smoke alarm inspection.

Residents with questions or concerns about these inspections should call the Property Maintenance Office at (856) 834-3364. To visit the Resale Inspection Page, click here.

Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Other News in Cherry Hill Headlines


Haddonfield-Berlin Road Lane Closures

Posted on: February 14, 2018

Mailing of property tax bill delayed

Posted on: July 17, 2017
Township Logo

Cherry Hill Plans Tax Cut for FY2018

Posted on: June 26, 2017

Township prepares for winter storm

Posted on: February 8, 2017

Recyclebank crediting to end on Dec. 31

Posted on: December 21, 2015

Trick-or-treating details for 2015

Posted on: October 13, 2015

Power-outage update from PSE&G

Posted on: June 23, 2015
Rosa Mathcounts 2-24-15.jpg

Mayor, Council honor Rosa MathCounts Team

Posted on: February 24, 2015

Town Council adopts public smoking ban

Posted on: November 26, 2012

Disaster assistance available through FEMA

Posted on: November 14, 2012

Weekly Column: Summer Safety

Posted on: July 18, 2012

Cherry Hill Arts Board Seeking Volunteers

Posted on: February 25, 2012

AARP Tax Help For Seniors At Township Hall

Posted on: February 25, 2012

Weekly Column: Focusing on Education

Posted on: February 17, 2012