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New Jersey Mayor

Keep Snooki's Spin-Off

OUT of My Town!!!

1/31/2012 1:10 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Snooki and Jwoww's new spin-off just hit a nasty snag in New Jersey -- because the town where they planned to shoot the reality show has rejected their request for a film permit.

The Mayor of Hoboken Dawn Zimmer just made the announcement on her website, claiming the Hoboken Film Commission unanimously voted to deny the permit to 495 Productions "based on protecting public safety and quality of life concerns for Hoboken residents."

According to the mayor -- there's a laundry list of problems with approving a 24-hour permit in Hoboken, the least of which is a local policy that prohibits ALL filming after 11pm in residential areas.

The mayor claims filming the show would result in an "unacceptable lessening of the quality of life for the local residents and businesses" -- causing traffic, creating large noisy crowds, and completely disrupting day-to-day life.

Of course, Snooki can also stimulate a local economy -- so is banning her really worth it? Probably.

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Jeff Portlance    

Good for them!! All cities across the globe should ban all the Un-reality, fake boobed white trailer trash garbage... Hoboken you just moved to the top of my "Best city to live your life in" rating.

932 days ago
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disfrazmimo    

lo veo en españa en mtv y es muy divertido me lo paso bien con ellas siguo trabajando en www.disfrazmimo.com

932 days ago
48.

DARRIN     

Here comes the next contestant on... Here's Karma

932 days ago
49.

anon    

Tired of Jersey Shore reality T.V. show I stop watching it along time ago and I'm still tired of it Go Away

932 days ago
50.

FlamingoNut    

Hoboken is a traffic clusterf*ck on a good day. Parking is a nightmare. Bad enough you can't drive on the Garden State Parkway on any weekend due to all the tools going to Seaside Heights. The mayor did the right thing, and I'm sure your residents appreciate it...

931 days ago
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INeedFacebookFriends.com    

sounds like he is trying to keep the STD rate down.

931 days ago
52.

afrosheen    

no thanks, we already have enough blacks in Hoboken....

931 days ago
53.

Oh boy    

Thank you Dawn Zimmer!
Thank you!
I work in Hoboken and it's already bad enough with that TLC show that films at Carlo's Bakery. With these two it'll be even worse!

But if they want to film in Hoboken - why not do this in NYC? Neither of them are from Jersey so what's the big deal with keeping them here?

931 days ago
54.

O_o    

i'll never understand it. j-wha? is a 20something who looks like she's 50 (beer does a body good)...and spanky has to work out just so her body can support that head of hair, and face of make-up. the only talent they have is suckin down booze faster than bill foster (rip)...and that's SOME talent, but like i said...r...i...p.

931 days ago
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samone adegboye    

jwow shouldnt b tlkin for nw cusz she s always getting into so many problems snookie i gt yo bck girl!:)

931 days ago
56.

dd    

Out of YOUR town, big ego much?

931 days ago
57.

Cat    

Sorry TMZ, but its totally worth it!I dont think that stimulating the economy is nearly as important as maintaining a peaceful and DECENT quality of life!

931 days ago
58.

James M    

Hoboken suffers enough with that *ss clown's "Cake Boss" show being filmed there. His place causes lines along Washington Ave - a place where it's impossible to find parking as it is.

927 days ago
59.

Jess    

i wouldnt want them in my town eather

927 days ago
60.

BokenBoy    

Hoboken is geographically only one square mile. The negative impact that a "Jersey Shore" spinoff would have caused would have been incredible. The mayor did the right thing. Thinking first of the current residents who choose to live here for it's proximity to Manhattan, it's restaurants, it's music and arts scene deserve a better quality of life than Snooki and JWoww's "screw everyone else's" attitude!

923 days ago
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