Zoning Board meeting has been cancelled Due to Lack of Quorum. The next meeting is Thursday September 15th

Welcome to the City of Hackensack

Hackensack is a unique and diverse city on the verge of a Renaissance. We are home to the Bergen County Judiciary, County Government, world-renowned medical center and nationally-recognized educational institutions. The city is conveniently situated along Routes 4, 17 and 80 and is also served by two NJ Transit train stations providing frequent service to NYC via Hoboken and Secaucus.  Our downtown bus transfer station provides access to virtually anywhere. Our history dates back to the 1600's and General Washington was briefly headquartered here during his famous 1776 Retreat. 45,000 people are proud to call Hackensack home. 



Spotted Lantern Fly Checklist

Spotted Lantern Fly Quarantine Information

Spotted Lantern Fly FAQs

Our Compliance Office is Experiencing Intermittent Phone Loss and Can be reached at (551) 336-4140


Affordable Housing Information

Hackensack HEFSP Submission
2020 Fair Share Housing Settlement

2021 Amended Fair Share Housing Settlement

Hackensack Fairness Compliance Report (3.23.22)



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City Projects

Hackensack Clay St. Contract 1NJWB

Pine Street NJWB


Please be advised on August 18, 2020, the City of Hackensack adopted a permanent “NO CASH” Policy for taxes, fees, assessments and other financial obligations as per 

 Ordinance 26-2020. 

 Ordinance 30-2021 (Cannabis)

Year End Report

Safe Passing Law effective 3/01

Department of Human Services- New Jersey Resources

NJ Division of Disability Services

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Fact Sheet (English)

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Fact Sheet (Spanish)


Meeting Minutes, Dockets & Resolutions

City Council Regular Meeting Minutes
Click here for City Council Meeting Minutes

Committee of the Whole Meeting Minutes
Click here for Committee of the Whole Minutes

City Council Final Dockets with Signed Resolutions
Click here for City Council Final Dockets with Signed Resolutions.



The following committees in the City have openings to help serve your community:

Hackensack Alliance to Prevent Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (HAPADA)

Rent Stabilization Board

Condo- Co-Op Board

Shade Tree Committee

Stigma-Free Board

Veteran’s Advisory Board

Anyone interested in applying for any of these committees can do so through the City Clerk’s Office and receive a Citizen Leadership Form, or they are available online at the City’s website, www.hackensack.org.

Social Media

FACEBOOK: facebook.com/cityofhackensack

Instagram: @cityofhackensack

YouTube: youtube.com/hackensackcity

Twitter: @hackensackcity


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NJ Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Declares Statewide Drought Watch


Atlantic St. Garage permit tags will be honored in ALL Municipal Lots during the duration of the construction in Atlantic St. Garage .



Low-to-Middle Income Rental Assistance Program Registration - Deadline June 30th, 2022



Apply for Utility Assistance

Utility Assistance

This week, the NJ Department of Community Affairs mailed out letters to households with overdue electric and natural gas bills to notify them that they may be eligible for assistance. If you received a letter, be sure to open it so that you can apply for credits on your utility accounts.

For other households who are in need of utility assistance, you may be eligible for assistance from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) or New Jersey Universal Service Fund (USF) programs. You can visit the DCAid Service Portal to find out which programs you may be eligible for and then apply.


The SBA is encouraging New Jersey businesses and residents affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida on Sept. 1-3, 2021, to submit their loan applications for physical damages even if they have not settled with their insurance company.

SBA disaster loans can cover the difference between an insurance settlement and what is needed to fully recover.  If a survivor has not settled their insurance claim, SBA will consider making a loan for the total loss up to its loan limits. The insurance settlement will be used to reduce or repay the loan. 







Be a Poll Worker EARN $200.00 per day 


Pre-K Registration 2021-2022 Info


Revised Winter Tent Notice Construction 


Outdoor Dining with a Heat Source

Any kind of heat source would require the tent/canopy to be rated and certified flame retardant. The less expensive canopies usually are not rated. A fire extinguisher would have to be accessible nearby and if propane, the heater and/or spare tanks can not be within 5 feet of an exit. Tanks need to be secured to prevent tipping over.  If you choose to have a heat source of any kind you must contact the Fire Department at 201-646-7685 for the proper inspection.


Social Security COVID-19 Important Information


When it’s time to reopen, will your business be ready? @NJGov wants to hear from you.

Share your story and help guide NJ’s reopening and recovery plan.

Find the survey here: https://covid19.nj.gov/survey


Fraud - Prevention, Education and Enforcement Efforts Seminar Info


FAA Flight Path Update

TANAAC's initiative to move the flight path into Teterboro's runway 19 from flying over residential/HUMC to follow route 17 was well on its way to approval/use by end of March 2020.


The City has been informed of another 6 month delay because the NJ State Historic Preservation Office (NJSHPO) is requiring a more exhaustive evaluation of historic sites than what was done during their environmental evaluation.


This evaluation they are requesting may require the FAA to physically drive to each site, which will be further delayed by the current requirements for non-essential business.  The City is requesting clarification on such requirements to hopefully get this initiative back on track.


FAA Powerpoint Presentation 


Effective January 6, 2020- ALL Recycling will be picked up on your designated recycling day. Cardboard/paper should be broken down & tied up, co-mingled should be in an open container.  


Notice: Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms Due to Risk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire. More Info Here


Now accepting applications for School Crossing Guards. If interested, please call The Hackensack Police Department, Traffic Division- 201-646-7736.  

Ambulance Reimbursement Procedure

Health Dept. Info about Drinking Water

No Parking of Commercial Vehicles in Residential Areas

Teterboro Noise Complaints and Airplane Tracking

Monthly Parking Available in the Atlantic St. Garage

Board Vacancies/Job Opportunities


Main Street Business Alliance


Hackensack Chamber of Commerce


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