Office of the City ClerkRobert Byrne

280 Grove Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Telephone: (201) 547-5150
Regular Business: Monday - Friday 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Marriage/Civil Union Licenses:  Monday - Friday 8:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M

Robert Byrne, RMC,  City Clerk

Sean J. Gallagher, RMC, Deputy City Clerk
Tolonda S. Griffin-Ross, Deputy City Clerk

The Municipal Clerk is the secretary to the municipal council, secretary to the municipality, keeper of the city seal, chief election officer of the municipality and the individual responsible for the records management of the city. The office is the information center of the City routinely dealing with the public on a daily basis regarding citizen assistance, direction, or requests for copies of documents in compliance with the government Open Public Records Act (OPRA)

In addition, the City Clerk also maintains the Jersey City Municipal Code and the City Council Agenda. Check out the Public Meetings Calendar.
City Council Meetings Graphic 2012 Revised
Among the Clerk's duties:

Landlord Registration
By law, every landlord of a dwelling, except owner-occupied premises with not more than two (2) rental units, must file with the Clerk a Landlord Registration Form.

Notice:  Pay to Play Ordinance Threshold 

Online Help Center
Information Requests

Get public information under OPRA
Get marriage license information
Get civil union license information
Get voting and election information
Get sound truck permit information
Get rent control and landlord registration information 

 Click to obtain Request Form 


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