IN THE SPRING OF 2021 GOVERNOR MURPHY SIGNED THE “DESIGN BUILD” LAW.

In the Spring of 2021 Governor Murphy signed the “Design Build” law. This is the contracting unit awards the contract to the lowest responsible bidder that demonstrates the ability to complete the project specified in the design provided in the bid specifications.

By contrast, in a design-build project, the contracting unit solicits design proposals from prospective contractors that work in tandem with design professionals and other members of the contractor’s design-build team.

On May 27.2022, Lieutenant Governor Sheila Y. Oliver, Commissioner of the Division of Community Affairs submitted specially adopted and concurrently proposed new rules to the Design Build law. Please click here  to review the latest regulations, please submit written comments on the notice of proposal by September 3, 2022, through email to dlgs@dca.nj.gov or by regular mail to:

Jason R. Martucci, Esq.
Administrative Practice Officer
Division of Local Government Services
Department of Community Affairs
PO Box 803
Trenton, NJ 08625-0803

For comments submitted through email, please name the subject heading “NJAC 5:34-10: Design-Build Regulations”