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All Municipal Offices Closed Thursday, November 27th & Friday, November 28th, in Observance of The Thanksgiving Holiday & The Friday After Thanksgving; Alternate Side Parking Will Be Suspended

City Hall and all Jersey City Municipal Offices will be closed Thursday, November 27th , & Friday, November 28th, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday as well as the Friday following Thanksgiving.

All Municipal Offices will re-open Monday, December 1st, at 9:00 a.m.

Regular trash pick-ups will continue as scheduled, but alternate side of the street parking will be suspended. Police and Fire Departments will remain open and on duty.

Tenants experiencing problems with Heat and Hot Water should call 201-547-4821 for immediate assistance. Download or View Heat/Hot Water Ordinance here. 

Traditionally, the Friday after Thanksgiving is one of the biggest days for retailers across the country and is considered the official kick-off to the holiday buying season.

Residents should also note that Saturday, November 29th, is Small Business Saturday, where folks are encourages to shop their local Mom & Pop retailers.

Mayor Steven M. Fulop and Members of the Municipal Council wish everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving!

Mayor Fulop Wants Your Opinion!

Mayor Steven M. Fulop is asking residents for concrete feedback on how his administration is doing. All residents have been asked to fill out the quality of life survey they received in the mail or to do so here:   Quality of Life Survey 

Heads Up, Jersey City! Free Biodegradable Leaf Bags Are Back; Set Bags Curbside WEDNESDAY NIGHTS For Over Night Thursday Morning Collections

Mayor Steven M. Fulop is pleased to announce that the Jersey City Incinerator Authority's popular Free Biodegradable Brown Leaf Bag Distribution has returned. 

Folks with proof of residency can stop by one of the convenient park locations or pick up their leaf bags at the Resident Response Center, Room 106 City Hall, 280 Grove Street. Bags are also available at the JCIA's new address - 13 Linden Avenue East, Suite 300.

Bags will be distributed in two parks every Saturday from 12 noon to 3:00 pm

NOTE: All leaf bags should be set out curbside WEDNESDAY EVENINGS for early morning Thursday collection.
Leaves in plastic bags WILL NOT be collected.

Click on the graphic at right to view or download flyer. 

Jersey City:
Public Safety Overview

As the administration continues to address Jersey City’s public safety concerns, we are committed to adapting to each new challenge to deploy resources and personnel. The information in this presentation provides a look at the first half of the year in comparison to the year prior, as well as offering a two-year perspective. While most crime categories have double-digit decreases, we know we can continue to improve and have outlined measures, such as shifting from street sweeps to targeted surveillance and permanent police presence at persistently problematic location
Review the document at right.  

 Jersey City: Year In Review 

The first year for the Fulop administration has been exciting as we work to make Jersey City the best mid-sized city in America.

Read about our accomplishments and our plans for the future in the Year In Review document at right.


 View or download Free Leaf Bag Distribution & Curbside Collection Schedules
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View or Dowload Year In Review


Find out about today’s events, meetings, street closings and more.

Online Help Center

Ask a Question, Find Answers or Make a Service Request
Just visit our Online Help Center. 

Use this area of our site to lookup and pay property taxes, pay parking tickets. You can also download forms and documents from this site.  More... 

View Mayor Fulop's 2014 Budget Book (Introduced) 

Mayor Fulop introduces 2014 budget with 2.1% tax decrease
and $118 million in new ratables, creating a pathway towards
greater long term fiscal stability.
 Download or View Budget Book (Introduced)


  View or Download Book here or by clicking on graphic. 

Mayor's Office Presents "Dashboard Program" to City Council;
View Dashboard Project Proposal Aim Is To Increase
Efficiency,  & Cut Spending

At the Caucus Meeting
on Mon., Sept. 9th,
 2013, the Office of
 the Mayor made a
 presentation to the City Council on the "Dashboard Program”.

This initiative will collect and analyze data from all departments,
allowing a more  in-depth and verifiable picture of how well
programs in City agencies work.The goal of  this program is
to improve  the quality of Jersey City services  through
increasing Operational efficiencies,  addressing inadequate
service offerings,and eliminating wasteful and unnecessary
View Dashboard Program Status Update Document. 

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JC Sues Port Authority For $400 Million In Missed Payments
Mayor Steven M. Fulop has announced that the city will
file suit against the Port Authority of New York and New
Jersey for $400 million for missed tax payments and
undue economic harm caused to the taxpayers of
Jersey City by the bi-state transportation agency

Read more. 

View or download Presentation here 


Home In Need Of Repairs Or Rehabilitation?
The Homeowner Rehabilitation Program
has monies available as forgiveable
loans for eligible households! Click here & 
Scroll to the Bottom of the Page for
Application Packet & Flyer!

 View or Download Packet & Application  

Have Questions About Citizenship
& Immigration? Check Out The 
Office Of Diveristy & Inclusion!

Go To The Office Of Diversity & Inclusion

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The City of Jersey City has partnered with BidSync and will soon be soliciting quotes, bids, and requests for proposals (RFP)/requests for qualifications (RFQ) online.  

To register as a vendor and automatically receive solicitations of interest to your business, please visit BidSync.  

Registration is free and there is never a fee to download documents or submit proposals.


Got A Problem? Let The Resident Response Center Know!  

Click On The Graphic Below 

 Go To The R.R.C. Page Here!

Have A Question About The City's Earned Sick Leave Ordinance?
in Arabic, Chinese,  English, Hindi, Spanish, & Tagalog!

View or Download Earned Sick Leave Ordinance FAQs For Businesses & Workers

Look What's Going On Around Town! 
Cultural Affairs, Recreation Department  and Public Meetings brought to you by the City of Jersey City! 

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Click & See Cultural Affairs Events For This Month Here!See Calendar!Click & See This Month's Public Meetings Here!




Need To Drop Those Winter Pounds! Check Out JC Recreation's Line-Up Of Activities For Young & Old Alike.  

Check Out Their New Newsletter Too!
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 Check Out The Latest Cultural Affairs Newsletter

     View or Download Newsletter here


Want To Know What Ordinance Your Municode Logo 90Neighbor's Blasting Music Falls Under? Look No Further, My Friend, The Municipal Code Has The Answers!
The Jersey City Municipal Code (Code) is a
compilation of local laws and legislation
 adopted by the governing body of the City.

Over the long course of Jersey City’s history, the Code
has required constant updates, which are currently being
done by the Municipal Code Corporation.

Extremely user friendly, the Code is organized alphabetically by
subject & outlines the duties and responsibilities of all those who
live, work, visit, conduct business and/or provide services
 in Jersey City. 

The noise ordinance, by the way,  is #222 on the Hit Parade! 








Need Recreation Permits or Applications? Download
Them Here!

  • Ice Rink School Field Trip Reservation Form  
  • Facility/Field Permit Application  
  • Showmobile/Stage Application  
  • Aquatics/Pool Request Application 
  • Van/Bus Request Form  
  • Abandoned Properties List Published,
    Placing Delinquent Owners On Notice!
    The city’s worst abandoned properties are now on
    public record! Lists of vacant buildings are now published
    in the newspaper in an effort to place pressure on owners
    to improve properties which are currently a blight to
    their neighborhoods.

    Download 3/31/14 Public Officers Abandoned Buildings List 





    Has Your Property Been The Victim Of Graffiti?
    Historic House Vandalized buttonThe JCIA Can Help Homeowners
    Remove Tags & Repaint!
    If private property has been
    tagged or disfigured by graffiti,
    the JCIA will any repair
    the damage. Just sign & send
    in the waiver 
    & provide the paint,
    if the building needs to be
    power washed. Note: Take photos of
    the tags & send them to local police
     with the date & time the vandals struck. If the 
    culprits are caught,  they could be charged
    with other vandalism.  

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