How do I get a Landlord License and what is the fee?
Licensing of Landlord / Title Holder, 66-78
No Landlord shall be entitled to rent a Rental Unit unless said Landlord is in possession of a valid Landlord License.
1. The fee for a Landlord License shall be $200.00 and must be renewed every five years.
2. The fee for a Landlord License for owner occupied rental units containing 4 units or less shall be $75.00 and must be renewed every five years.
3. Senior citizen exemption. If the owner of the property is a senior citizen who resides in a unit of the property and rents out the remaining unit and would otherwise qualify under the State of New Jersey property tax deduction under N.J.S.A. 54:4-8.41, there shall be no fee.
Landlord Licenses are not transferable to other entities or parties.