City Planning


During the City's State of Emergency staff in the Division of City Planning and Historic Preservation are working remotely but not yet holding regular hours. Email is the best way to communicate with staff during this time, and we ask for patience as we are try to respond in a timely manner.  It is our goal to continue to serve the public as best we can in a manner that protects the public welfare of residents and staff.

We will continue to monitor our emails and the general city planning email account. It is best that phone calls and voice messages be made to the general office line at 201-547-5010.

All meetings for land use boards and commissions are canceled until further notice.

Our office at 1 Jackson Square is closed to anyone without an appointment.

To stay up to date with important announcements and alerts, register for SwiftReach, our text message alerting system.   More information is also available on the Jersey City website.


The Division of City Planning maintains a staff of licensed professional planners and trained experts who are responsible for comprehensively planning the rational development of land in the City.

The Jersey City 
Open Data Portal website provides a variety of data including operational data, locations of municipal services or other landmarks, and a variety of other miscellaneous information related to City Planning. 

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