Residential Resale Inspections

Overview


Effective January 1, 2015, Cherry Hill homeowners will be required to obtain a Certificate of Continued Occupancy prior to the resale of any single-family 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 neighborhoods. 

Before any single-family 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. Some condominiums and townhomes are excluded from this requirement. You can find a list of properties that do not require CCO inspections by clicking here.
 
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 (See specifics).  

The cost of inspection is $100, due prior to inspection. Checks and applications can be mailed or dropped off at the Public Works Complex, 1 Perina Blvd., from 8 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. an application and payment can also be done online by following the "Online Application" link below.

Download an Application for Inspection or fill out Online Application (SDL Login Required).
  
This inspection requirement is in addition to the Cherry Hill Fire Department’s smoke alarm inspection