Next Meeting – October 2nd, 2019. It’s a beefsteak dinner.See location below.


The October 2nd meeting will be a beefsteak affair at Fire Company 2 in Wayne NJ. It’s important that you let us know if you will be in attendance, as an accurate headcount is crucial to assure the event is as successful as our prior beefsteaks have been.

Please contact Past President Greg Velardi by September 27th,at, or call him at 973-694-1800 X 3301 to let him know how many will be in attendance.


Doors open at 6 PM Meeting starts at 7 PM. The cost is $ 40.00. Beer and soda included.

970 Rt. 23 and Alps Road, Wayne NJ


The slate of Officers and Directors for 2020 was read at the September Meeting. The slate will be read again at the regular October meeting where nominations will be called for from the floor, after which nominations will then be closed. Elections if required, will be held at the November meeting.

Don’t forget the BPMIA Annual Memorial Golf Outing on September 25, 2019

See the application to the right under forms

The DCA is looking for 2 Fire Subcode Officials HHS,   1 for the Meadowlands project and 1 for the Northern Region out of Asbury Park which covers Warren and Sussex counties. Call Trenton for details. 1609-984-0040

The Borough of Emerson in Bergen County is looking for a Building Subcode Official/Inspector on a per diem basis. Call the Borough Administrator for further information.


Plumbing Subcode Official/Inspector (PART TIME) – Pequannock Township. Qualified applicants must possess a valid N.J. Driver’s license and a valid license as a Plumbing Subcode Official HHS issued by the NJ Department of Community Affairs. Multi-discipline licenses a plus, 12 hours per week. Flexible days and hours. Salary commensurate with experience.  Submit cover letter and resume by September 10, 2019 to or mail to Township of Pequannock, 530 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Pompton Plains NJ 07444  Attn: Construction Dept.


Our regular meeting on June 5, 2019 was held at Francesco’s Restaurant in Woodland Park. Dave Eisenhardt, a representative from Blue Linx spoke about their engineered products and the relation to our building codes. Our next meeting after our summer break will be held on September 4, 2019. watch this space for an announcement on the meeting location.

The BPMIA-Felix Esposito Hospitality Room was open in Bally’s Casino in Atlantic City on  May 1st and 2nd, 2019 during the NJ Building Safety Conference. I’d call it a success.

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.

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 the official annotated statutes for New Jersey.The statutes in PDF form provided on this website by the Division of Consumer Affairs are unofficial courtesy copies, which may differ from the official text. Although every effort is made to ensure that the text of the courtesy copies is identical to the official version, if any discrepancies exist between the text on this website and the official version, the official version will govern.

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.

SECTION 1: General membership meetings of this Association shall be held nine (9) times during the calendar year. The meetings will be on the first Wednesday of February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, and December. In the absence of rules of procedure established by this Board of Directors, Robert’s Rules of Order, latest edition, shall prevail for the conduct of meetings.
SECTION 2: All required notices to be sent to any member may be sent by regular or electronic mail, prepaid, directed to him or her at his or her residence or place of business, and such mailing shall be presumptive evidence of service thereof.
SECTION 3: The organization’s official mailing address shall be that of the Treasurerthe permanent mailing address of the Treasurer.


The second proposed amendment adds new Section 4 that clarifies the calendar year for the Association which runs from January 1st through December 31st.

SECTION 1: The annual dues for each class of membership shall be as follows:
Active Member       $50.00 per year
Associate Member $50.00 per year
SECTION 2: Dues shall be payable by the first meeting of each calendar year.
SECTION 3: Any person who defaults in payment of the full amount due in the time prescribed shall forfeit his rights to the privileges enjoyed by members in good standing of the Association.
SECTION 4: The calendar year of the Association shall run from  January 1st thru December 31st.


The third proposed amendment makes a  grammatical change in one sentence found in Article VIII Section 4.

SECTION 4: Unless otherwise stipulated by these by-laws, all decisions of the Board shall require a simple majority vote by those members of the Board who are present at any regular Board meeting, the time and place of which has shall have been previously announced to all Board members. Board meetings shall be held at the call of the President or at the call of at least four (4) members of the Board other than the President. A quorum at such meetings shall consist of at least seven Board members.



Let any Board member know if you are interested in serving on one of BPMIA’s committees. See the available committees on the committees page. 

Also let us know if there are topics of discussion, or concerns you would like presented at a regular Association meeting. 

To all UCC instructors; make a BPMIA regular meeting a field trip/class for your students. They can network with colleagues and get their names out there for possible future employment and hopefully join our ranks to make our association membership strong. Hand outs should include a membership application.

To all members: Help us get the word out to the world by forwarding to us, the email addresses of your friends and associates who are in related professions, and who might be interested to in joining our Association. See the BPMIA contacts page for contact information.