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Division of Parks and Forestry

Municipal Services Complex
13 - 15 Linden Avenue East
Jersey City, NJ 07305
Tel:  (201) 547-4449
Fax:  (201) 547-5737

Sammy Ocasio, Director


Fall Tree Forms & Park Permits Are Here! 


Parks and Forestry is responsible for the maintenance and care of all Jersey City parks, playgrounds and property, including grass cutting and trimming, repair, maintenance and installation of playground equipment, maintenance and care of all ball fields, including buildings, lights, maintenance and care of city pools, landscape work, and overseeing of all contractual work.

Responsible also includes maintenance of all city trees throughout the city of Jersey City, tree trimming, root shaving of tree, stump grinning, tree removals and the planting of trees.

The City of Jersey has a number of different parks and recreation areas for both residents and non-residents to enjoy. Included within these you will find softball/baseball/football/soccer fields. Playgrounds, basketball courts, tennis courts along with volleyball, bocce and fitness track.

V5Tree Planting Application Fall 2017 

Click here to view the Complete 2017 Tree Planting Application. 

Click here to view the Fall 2017 Tree Planting Consent Form.  


The Jersey City Parks and Open Space Master Plan 
On May 14, 2008, the Jersey City Municipal Council adopted the Jersey City Parks and Open Space Master Plan. The Plan, which calls for the creation of a new park in each ward for each of the next 10 years, will result in a total of 100 acres of new park space across the city. Read the Parks and Open Space Master Plan here.


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