For closed businesses who wish to utilize the park during Covid-19 please click HERE.
WEDDINGS & BIRTHDAYS - How can I use the gazebo or other park space?
While it is commonplace to see people having parties and other gatherings at the park, the official Jersey City policy is that all park events and festivals are required to have a permit. If you expect 30 or more people at your event or plan to have amplified sound, you must fill out the Special Events application through the Cultural Affairs department. Visit jerseycityculture.org for more inforamtion or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 201-547-6921. SPECIAL EVENT APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED 60 DAYS BEFORE THE EVENT.
If you wish to have exclusive use of the gazebo (for example a wedding ceremony) you must file a Special Events Application.
Bring your own trash bags and please take the trash with you, or leave it next to a curbside trash receptacle where they will be picked up daily. Do not leave trash bags in the park. Do not leave ballons or any other trash on the ground.
Can we grill and drink alcohol in the park?
Hamilton Park does not have restrooms. The HPNA and Department of Recreation provide Port-a-Potties, June through December. They are located on the northeast corner of the park. Due to COVID-19, Port-a-Potties are not being provided at this time (updated 8/19/2020).
Enos Jones Park has public restrooms open daily.
FILMING - What do I have to do to shoot a video/film in the park?
Please see Film Jersey City: filmjc.org for additional information and permit application.
There are two public lighted tennis courts in Hamilton Park. Both courts are first come first serve. There is a sign-up sheet with rules posted on the entry gate to each court. An HPNA sponsored push broom is provided to sweep up any leaves on the court.
There is one public lighted basketball court in Hamilton Park.
There is one public lighted basketball court in Enos Jones which is fenced with a gate that is locked at night.
There are two fenced and gated sports fields at Enos Jones park that are controlled by the Department of Recreation. Please see the Department Recreation for additional program information. Department of Recreation
There is a fenced and gated skate rink at Enos Jones which is locked at night.
Is your home in a historic district? Here's a link to the JC Historic Preservation Commission webpage.
2001.04.11 JCHPC Preservation Guidelines _ New Maps.pdf
Resident Response Center: Call 201‐547‐4900
Need a parking permit? Jersey City Parking Authority: Call 201-538-2525, or Visit 394 Central Ave. (8:00am-4:45pm)
Planning an event? Office of Cultural Affairs: Call 201-547-6921, Email email@example.com, or Visit jerseycityculture.org
Broken playground equipment? Department of Public Works: Call 201-547-4400, Division of Parks & Forestry: Call 201-547-4449
Animal Control: Call 201‐547‐4888
Jersey City Fire Department: Call 201-547-4200 for non-emergencies
Need a stop sign or speed hump? Jersey City Division of Engineering, Traffic & Transportation: Call 201-547-4419
Housing Code Enforcement: Call 201‐547‐4824
Jersey City Police Department: Call 201-547-5477 for non-emergencies (If you can't make it to the station, ask them to send a patrol car to you.)
Jersey City East District Police Department: Call 201-547-5408, or Visit 207 7th St. (This is the desk number. Use this if you are calling a specific person.)
Our Police Community Relations Officer is Dina Lionakis: Call 201-547-4370, or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Jersey City Police Department Tip Line: Call 201-547-JAIL
Jersey City Police Department Anti-Graffiti Task Force: Call 201-432-4645 ext. 634
As of midnight, April 1, 2016, the Jersey City Incinerator Authority has been dissolved. Their functions have been transferred to the Jersey City Department of Public Works: Visit cityofjerseycity.com/public_works.aspx?id=878
Parking Garage for residents at $115 per month (price subject to change): Call 201-626-5619, or Visit denisonparking.com/newport-centre-mall-nj