DIVISION OF ZONING ENFORCEMENT
Zoning MapAnyone buying property, starting a business or questioning the legality of a particular use, parking space or any other condition enforced under Chapter 345, should contact the Zoning Division, where our knowledgeable staff will be happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have.
The Division of Zoning is often your first stop in the process of building, renovating, starting a new business or buying a new home. We enforce and interpret the Jersey City Land Use (Zoning) Ordinance as well as several dozen Jersey City Redevelopment Plans.  To view the city's interactive zoning map click here or on the map above.

 

ZONING ENFORCEMENT FUNCTIONS

  • Enforces and Interprets Chapter 345 – Land Development Ordinance along with Jersey City’s current use of the Master Plan.

  • Reviews all construction plans, permit applications and Certificate of Occupancy applications for Zoning compliance.

  • Issues Certificate of Occupancy after inspection.

  • Regulates all land use requirements, including, but not limited to fence and building height, lot dimensions, building setbacks, parking, landscaping, lighting and signage.

Zoning Enforcement Functions: 

 

 

  • Enforces and Interprets Chapter 345 – Land Development Ordinance along with Jersey City’s current use of the Master Plan.
  • Enforces decisions made by the Zoning Board of Adjustment, Planning Board, Historic Preservation Commission and in some cases, Municipal and Superior Court.
  • Reviews all construction plans, permit applications and Certificate of Occupancy applications for Zoning compliance.
  • Inspects construction projects for compliance with approved plans prior to the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy.
  • Regulates all land use requirements, including, but not limited to fence and building height, lot dimensions, building setbacks, parking, landscaping, lighting and signage.
  • Zoning Enforcement Functions: 

     

     

  • Enforces and Interprets Chapter 345 – Land Development Ordinance along with Jersey City’s current use of the Master Plan.
  • Enforces decisions made by the Zoning Board of Adjustment, Planning Board, Historic Preservation Commission and in some cases, Municipal and Superior Court.
  • Reviews all construction plans, permit applications and Certificate of Occupancy applications for Zoning compliance.
  • Inspects construction projects for compliance with approved plans prior to the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy.
  • Regulates all land use requirements, including, but not limited to fence and building height, lot dimensions, building setbacks, parking, landscaping, lighting and signage.
  • Department Contact Info

    • phone(201) 547-4832
    • fax(201) 547-5145
    • 30 Montgomery Street
      Room 408
      Jersey City, NJ 07302
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