Community links


Association Info

Community Safety & Reporting

Development & Construction


Neighborhood Connections

  • Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association's official website.
  • Historic Downtown Special Improvement District A public-private partnership through which property owners and business owners have a direct impact on Historic Downtown Jersey City neighborhoods and their development. HDSID works with local businesses, property owners and neighborhood associations in conjunction with the City government to promote the area, improve the services provided and undertake any and all activity to make Historic Downtown Jersey City a better place to live, work and visit.
  • Historic Paulus Hook Association The official website of Paulus Hook's neighborhood association.
  • JC Village The Village Neighborhood Association's official website.
  • PADNA: Powerhouse Arts District Neighborhood Association Powerhouse Arts District Neighborhood Association's official website.
  • Van Vorst Park Association The official website of the Van Vorst Park Association.
  • Embankment Preservation Coalition  Official website of the Embankment Preservation Coalition, dedicated to preserving the historic Harsimus Branch Embankment
  • Friends of Liberty State Park The Friends is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to improving, beautifying and protecting Liberty State Park
  • Brunswick Community Garden  Located on Brunswick Street next to the Sixth Street Historic Railroad Embankment, this is a wonderful community asset dedicated to maintaining an open green space in this urban environment. Supporting all aspects of community food, urban forestry and ornamental gardening. Open to the public approximately 20 hours each week, from mid March through the end of October.  
  •  Being a Good Neighbor - friendly tips on being a good neighbor and engaging with your community 
  • Community Compost Co. (CCC) and Hudson Soil Co. - Great resources for learning more about local composting and sustainability options


Local Business

  •  Civic JC A non-partisan, Jersey City community initiative dedicated to developing a more efficient, open and and transparent municipal government.
  • Green Map for Jersey City Mapping greenness city-wide, including parks and business that specialize in green products.
  • JC Food Coop The Jersey City Food Coop Initiative was started by residents wishing to establish a place where high quality, local and organic food can be acquired at a reasonable price. Through labor and membership, good food will be available for all.
  • JC List Moderated message forum.
  • Jersey City Dog Discussion Group (DOGJC) A gathering place to discuss issues concerning our dogs. Our hope is to share info about our dog community-health-behavior-safety-training-fun-support-tips-education-our dog runs-rescue-adoptions-shelters and promoting responsible dog ownership
  • Jersey City Free Public Library Information about our public library system.
  • Jersey City History This site has some cool historical information about Jersey City as well as other information.
  • Jersey City Landmark Conservancy Since its founding, the Conservancy has held walking and bus tours to educate and inspire residents and visitors about the history of Jersey City. It has advocated at the state and local levels for the preservation of landmarks.
  • Pro Arts Jersey City The website of a major artists’ organization in Jersey City. This organization has sponsored the Christopher Columbus Drive Mural, the annual Studio Tour, the Cathedral Arts festival and other art activities.
  • WiredJC Community discussion forum for Jersey City.

Local Government


  • Cafe Ordinance (PDF) Ordinance adopting amendments for the addition of a café use to the Jersey City Land Development Ordinance, passed by the Municipal Council as of September 9, 2015.
  • City of Jersey City Official Jersey City website with a trove of useful information such as a calendar of public meetings and cultural events, contact information for city officials and agencies, and a link to the Jersey City municipal code.