Building Department


The Village of Ridgewood Building Department ensures the safe and lawful use of buildings and properties by enforcing the provisions of the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code and local Zoning Regulations. We facilitate compliant development with integrity, efficiency and professionalism. We are committed to providing quality services to all citizens through innovation, continuous improvement, determination and excellence in customer service.


The Village of Ridgewood Building Department is committed to becoming a premier municipal building organization, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all and making our village safer. We are committed to improving our performance and developing procedures that are streamlined, understandable and transparent.

Name Position Phone
Anthony Merlino Director Building Department 201-670-5500;281 131 N Maple Ave
Yunny Feroz Technical Assistant to the Construction Official 201-670-5500;211 131 N Maple Ave
Paola Perez Asst. Zoning Officer/Technical Assistant to the Construction Official 201-670-5500;212 131 N Maple Ave
Jane Wondergem Secretary to the Zoning Board of Adjustment 201-670-5500;240 131 N Maple Ave
Tracy Jeffery Code Enforcement Officer 201-670-5500;214 131 N Maple Ave
Carlo Madrachimov Building Inspector 201-670-5500;207 131 N Maple Ave
Frank Giordano Plumbing Subcode Official 201-670-5500;506 131 N Maple Ave
Paul Albanese Plumbing Inspector 201-670-5500;506 131 N Maple Ave
John Young Fire Subcode Official 201-444-7898 131 N Maple Ave
Steve Fetherman Electric Subcode Official 201-670-5500 131 N Maple Ave


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