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Housing Code Enforcement

Agency: Jersey City Department of Housing, Economic Development & Commerce
Service Description:

The Division of Housing Code Enforcement has a variety of functions, all dedicated to keeping the housing stock in Jersey City safe and comfortable for its inhabitants. Among the activities of Housing Code Enforcement are:

- Respond to tenant complaints about deficient housing conditions
- Perform annual field inspections
- Provide referral service for property owners in need of financial assistance
- Perform heat and hot water inspections
- Enforce Chapter 254 (Jersey City Property Maintenance Code)
- Maintain 24 hour emergency heat & hot water hotline
- Enforce the Vacant Buildings Registration Code


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Open to Jersey City residents.

Application Instructions:

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Last Update: September 28, 2017


30 Montgomery St

Jersey City, NJ 07302

Web Address:

Areas Served:

Jersey City

Business Hours:

Mon - Fri 9:30am - 4:00pm

Telephones: types, numbers and hours
Type Number Details
Main Phone (201) 547-6564
Alternate Phone (201) 547-4825 Office Line
Fax (201) 547-5433




  • Open Fridays
  • Open Mondays
  • Open Thursdays
  • Open Tuesdays
  • Open Wednesdays