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Division of Zoning

30 Montgomery Street 4th Floor Jersey City, NJ 07302

(201) 547-4832

Form Section 1

Jersey City Application for Zoning Approval

Please use this application if you are considering opening a business or if you are considering renovations, alterations, or new construction on your property. This form has 5 short sections, and you will be required to provide renderings/drawings/plans for certain types of construction project approvals.  If construction plans are required, applicants MUST hand deliver a signed and sealed copy to the Division of Zoning office.If you have any questions, please contact the Division of Zoning at (201) 547-4832.

Form Section 2

Applicant Contact Information

Address of worksite
Applicant Name
Registered agent name (if applicable)
Form Section 3

Property Owner Information

Is the applicant also the property owner?
Property Owner Address
Form Section 4

Project Information

Project Address
Please select one or more of the elements listed that your project includes:

Please enter the block(s) and lot(s) of your property below.  This information can be found using the New Jersey tax records database at  In Assessment Records Search please select county and district. Then in Search Criteria please put address in location box. Press submit search. 

Please enter the ward of the project property below.   If you are unsure, find it using the Jersey City Ward Map. Please click on magnifying glass next to Jersey City Ward Map and enter address.

Form Section 5

Upload Documents

Your project requires additional documents.  Please upload all required documents as listed below.  The maximum upload size is 250MB.  

Please provide project renderings/drawings to show the finished project (if applicable):
Please provide new signage renderings/drawings:
Please provide current, original photos of the existing property and project area (street view or other second hand photos are not accepted). Photos MUST SHOW CURRENT CONDITIONS.
Please provide project construction plans (if applicable). PLEASE NOTE: a signed and sealed copy of construction plans must ALSO be hand delivered to the Division of Zoning office:
Form Section 6

Pay, Sign, Submit

A fee of $100 is required to process this application (with the exception of driveway parking permits, which are $25). Please choose one of the following options:
To pay in person using a check, money order, or credit/debit card, please visit our office located at the address below between 9:00AM and 3:30PM Monday through Friday (excluding holidays):30 Montgomery Street- Room 408Jersey City, NJ 07302If you have any questions, please call us at (201) 547-4832.

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