Bergen-Passaic Municipal Inspectors Association

We strive to educate the general public in matters of Code Enforcement, regulations and standards for buildings.

Serving Municipal Government Since 1972

Spread the word about our Annual Christmas party on December 3rd, at  the Midland Park firehouse. We will again have live and DJ music, the husband and wife team called the C Notes. The same good food and party atmosphere that we enjoyed at our last party in December of 2019. We are ready, so let everyone know, and if you were at the last party, tell your friends, families, and colleagues about the good time we all had.

45 Witte Drive Midland Park NJ 07432


The slate of Officers and Directors for the upcoming 2022 year is as follows:

Ernie Sisco– President

          Rich Silvia  – Vice President

            Anthony Merlino – Secretary

                                            Mel Streeter – Treasurer

Bob Schultz – Director for a three year term.

Officers and Directors will be sworn in at our annual installation meeting/Christmas party 


Dear BPMIA members,

The first meeting after the summer break was held at the Crow’s Nest on September 1st, 2021, our first meeting in person since February, 2020, which happened to be at the same restaurant.

The October meeting will again be held at the Crow’s Nest on the 6th, when the nominating committee reads the slate of officers and directors for 2022, with calls for nominations from the floor. If required, elections will be held at our November meeting, location to be announced, and the new slate will be sworn in at the December Meeting/Christmas Party, that will be held at the Midland Park firehouse on the 3rd. look for details for the party on this page, and in email announcement reminders. If you know of anyone not receiving emails from the Board, forward their email addresses to 

The Crow’s nest is located at 309 Vincent Avenue Hackensack, NJ 07601



The Village of Ridgewood is looking for a Building Subcode Official for full time employment. It’s a Civil Service position, full benefits. Salary based on experience. Call Anthony Merlino at 201-670-5500X 281 for further details.





Members, be advised that any virtual meetings we hold, will be on the GoToMeeting website. You should be ready before the meetings start by downloading the app now, by clicking on the link

You will only need to install it once for all future virtual meetings. Log information will be sent out to you via electronic mail so please continue to monitor your emails so you don’t miss this important information. 


Congratulations to all newly sworn in Officers and Directors for the 2022 year.

The Scholarship Committee received one application for the scholarship award in 2020. The winner was announced at the regular September meeting. Congratulations go out to Salvatore Merlino, and the association wishes him the best in his course of studies in mechanical engineering at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. 

Bring your code questions and comments, and also any topics you’d like to discuss at our regular meetings

Contact President elect Ernie Sisco if you’re interested in serving on a committee. Committees can be found on the Committees page.

Get involved!


Don’t forget that we will be holding our annual golf outing this year at the Farmstead Country Club. All proceeds go toward our scholarship fund. An application for both can be found on the main page of this web site.

Bergen Community College Uniform Construction Code program

For detailed information and registration, please visit the website:


For inquiries, please contact 201-447-7488 or email

Yeon Su Kil, EdM

Program Supervisor

Bergen Community College

Continuing Education & Workforce Development

400 Paramus Rd, Paramus NJ 07652


Phone: 201-879-3515


Preferred pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Thank you.


Past President Joe Albanese asked that we post this message…

Renee and I would like to thank the Board of Directors and members for the gift basket and well wishes as we recover from COVID-19. This hit us both very hard and we have been home for 5 weeks now. A reminder that tomorrow is not promised and life is very precious.

Joe and Renee Albanese




Any topics you’d like to discuss at a general meeting? Please let us know. You will soon be able to interact online through our web site. We’ll keep you posted.


2019 Annual Scholarship Golf Outing

Our annual golf outing was held on September 25th at the Farmstead Country Club and deemed to be another huge success. Proceeds are used for our Scholarship fund which helps our children while attending college. Many thanks to Ernie Sisco and his committee for their hard work in making the outing the success it always turns out to be.


By Laws Ammendments

The By Law amendment underlined in Article III Meetings, Section 3 below, and newly added section 4 Article VI found below are now permanent sections in our By Laws. ARTICLE III MEETINGS SECTION 1: General membership meetings of this Association shall be held nine (9)...

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Licensing: Bergen Community College

  Classes required for DCA / UCC licensing will start in February 2020, but only if there are enough students to run a class. Call the number below if you are interested in continuing your education for licensure by the State of New Jersey as code officials....

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Contractor Registration Law

Contractor Registration took effect January 1, 2006 The official text of New Jersey Statutes can be found through the home page of the New Jersey Legislature New Jersey Statutes Annotated (N.J.S.A.), published by Thomson West, provides...

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The Village of Ridgewood is seeking a Building Subcode Official for a full time civil service position, with full bebfits. A minimum 3years experience and a Class 1 HHS building inspectors license required, as the village is a Class 1 municipality. Salary based on experience.

Send resumes to:

Anthony Merlino

Construction Official Village of Ridgewood

131 North Maple Avenue

Ridgewood NJ 07451




PART-TIME – ELECTRICAL SUBCODE OFFICIAL – RINGWOOD BOROUGH, Passaic County, seeks an Electrical Subcode Official to work under the direction of the Construction Official for part-time position in Construction Department.  Position requires 2 days per week, up to 4 hours per day.  Review plans, inspect electrical work on construction projects to ensure compliance with UCC and other related duties. Individual must possess a valid HHS License by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs as well as a valid driver’s license. Borough vehicle will be provided. Please upload a copy of your license with your application.  Salary dependent upon qualifications and experience. Interested candidates should send resume, references, salary history and requirements to S. Heck, Borough Manager, 60 Margaret King Avenue, Ringwood, NJ 07456 or e-mail to by August 13, 2021.  The subject of the e-mail should read PT Electrical Subcode Official in Construction Department.  Ringwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Hello Colleagues ,

I’m reaching out to share an employment opportunity with Toms River Township Building Department. We are currently looking for Full-time or Part-time Building and Fire Inspectors.  As our Township continuing to grow with new construction and renovations we need to add to our staff. If you’re interested or know someone that is, please have them apply on the Township Website. I’ve also provide the links for the ad and application below. Thank you for taking the time and hopefully we will see you soon.

List of positions

Bryant R. Curry
Fire Subcode Official

Toms River Township        
Building Department
33 Washington Street
Toms River, NJ 08753

(732) 341-1000  x8330
(732) 473-9535 Building Fax