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Community Development / Planning

This office is responsible for overseeing all of the property development in Hoboken. The City's Planning Board and Zoning Board help execute many of these responsibilities. The City's Development Officer also leads development initiatives, designated as Redevelopment Zones, to promote positive growth and success in Hoboken.


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Community Development / Planning

Community Development / Planning

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Division of Housing

The Division of Housing oversees the City's stock of affordable housing and rent controlled units. The Division seeks to provide greater accessibility and more resources to address the City's affordable housing needs. Learn More.

Planning Board

The Planning Board oversees housing related issues that do not require variances. This 9 person volunteer body meets bi-monthly to review request and conduct business. Learn More

Zoning Board

The Zoning Board oversees all housing related issues that require variances. This 9 person volunteer body meets bi-monthly to review request and conduct business. Learn More

Historic Preservation Commission

This Commission is dedicated to the active preservation of the character and charm of buildings that are deemed historically significant. Learn More

Zoning Office

The Zoning Office is responsible for administering the zoning laws of the City of Hoboken, Hudson County, and the State of New Jersey. Learn More

Affordable Housing

There are affordable housing opportunities and programs available to residents in the City of Hoboken. Learn more

Open Space Acquisition and Development

In early 2011 the Planning Board adopted an Open Space Plan for the City of Hoboken. The City is working on several park improvement and development projects already underway, as well as considering proposed park space presented in the Open Space Plan. Learn more

Redevelopment Areas and Studies

Through the creation of redevelopment zones, that city can more closely guide large scale development. The city currently has several redevelopment projects in flight and conducts public workshops to keep the public informed. Learn more

Community Development Block Grant Program

The Community Development Block Grant provides annual grants to develop viable communities by providing funding for decent housing, suitable living environments, and expanding economic opportunities, principally for low and moderate income persons. Learn more


The City’s Master Plan documents serve as guidance documents that direct the City to make policy changes and implement projects that are consistent with the goals and objectives of the Master Plan. 


Meeting agendas and agenda packets for City of Hoboken public meetings can be viewed and downloaded via the City's Meeting Portal.



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