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The Borough of Seaside Park, located on the Barnegat Barrier Island in Ocean County, New Jersey, was incorporated in 1898. Seaside Park is a small town of only 0.77 square miles with a year-round population of just over 2,200 residents. With almost two miles of shoreline on the Atlantic Ocean, the borough’s main industry is summer tourism. Seaside Park is bordered on the north by the Borough of Seaside Heights and its amusement arcades, rides and boardwalk. To the south is South Seaside Park, which is an unincorporated section of Berkeley Township, and Island Beach State Park.

Seaside Park is located across the Barnegat Bay from Toms River, the county seat of Ocean County. It is easily reached by Route 37 from the west (Garden State Parkway exit 82 or Route 70 to Route 37 east) or Route 35 from the north (Garden State Parkway exit 98, Route 34 east to Route 35 south).

News & Updates

Posted January 22, 2021

Topic: Virtual Meetings Of The Mayor & Borough Council: 7 pm Work Session & Regular Meeting to immediately follow
Time: Jan 28, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Posted January 11, 2021

The holiday sales ended on 12/23. Badge sales will resume May 1st for the discounted rate of $60 for regular season badges. Senior badges will remain $20.

Posted January 6, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines are on the way to hospitals and clinics across New Jersey. You can reserve your spot to get a vaccine now by pre-registering here: https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/

Posted January 4, 2021

The 2021 Seaside Park Garbage & Recycling Collection Calendar is available here.

Printed collection schedules will be mailed out in January and will also be available at the Borough Hall (1701 North Ocean Ave), Construction Department (313 SW Central Ave – please use 4th Ave side door), Police Station foyer (6th & Central Aves.) and Recycling Yard (14th & Barnegat Aves – in the shed brochure holder).  Questions?? Call 732-793-5100 or email ewoj@seasideparknj.org

Posted November 23, 2020

From the State of New Jersey:

We’re expanding the discounts available through the PPE Access Program.

Starting tomorrow (November 24th) all approved organizations with 100 or fewer employees can purchase PPE through the program at a 65% discount. The 65% discount will be on top of the 10% discount already available to all New Jersey businesses and non-profits. In addition, the per-company discount caps will increase from $500 to $1,000 for organizations located in one of New Jersey’s 715 Opportunity Zone eligible census tracts and from $400 to $800 for all other approved organizations.

All additional small business discounts will now expire on December 10th, regardless of when the organization first applied.

Already approved?

All organizations approved before Tuesday, November 24th, (including those who apply today), will automatically have their existing retaileraccounts updated to reflect these changes. The 65% discounts will only be eligible for purchases on or after November 24th. All purchases made before November 24th (including today) will be at the 10% + 25% discounted rate. 

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Posted November 23, 2020

Please be advised Borough Hall will close at approximately noon on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 and reopen on Monday, December 7, 2020 at 8:00 AM. In an efforts to keep the public and staff safe, the building will be undergoing a cleaning as to help combat the rising COVID-19 cases. Staff will be available by email to answer any questions. Please follow this link for the employee directory: https://www.seasideparknj.org/borough-phone-directory/

Thank you and please stay safe.

Posted November 17, 2020

Posted November 10, 2020

Seaside Park is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Meetings Of The Mayor & Borough Council: 7pm Work Session & Regular Meeting to immediately follow
Time: Nov 12, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Posted October 25, 2020

(Pictured above from left to right: Seaside Park Recreation Leader Joseph Toth, Council President Matt DeMichele, Mayor John Peterson, Josh Peterson, Mayor Bob Matthies)

Seaside Park proudly participated, as it has, throughout the 35-year history of “Beach Sweeps,” beach cleanup.  Special thanks to the Seaside Park Public Works Department, Seaside Park Recreation Department, Clean Ocean Action, Josh Peterson, (co-captain), and the numerous residents and citizens, who picked-up, approximately 15 bags full of trash, over much of our beautiful Ocean Beach.  Special “Shout Outs,” to Toms River boy Scout Troop #30, Toms River Girl Scout Troop #184, Toms River High School North’s students and members of the basketball team, Central Regional High School’s students, Donovan Catholic High School, students, Toms River Pack#1, (Den #3) Cub scouts, and full time and summer residents, and helpful concerned citizens from many areas of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and thanks to all for a Job Well done! 

Posted September 14, 2020

Fall Market – Sundays 9/13 through 11/15 from 11am to 3pm (Weather Permitting) at the J Street Marina Lawn in Seaside Park 

Posted May 6, 2020

Posted May 6, 2020

Posted April 30, 2020

The Borough Offices are closed to the public until further notice. Due to the COVID-19 virus we have restricted attendance in the offices. If you are having trouble reaching the office staff, please use our website to find the email of the office and or staff you are trying to reach. All emails are checked during the hours of 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

You can look up Taxes and /or Water & Sewer information on our website. There is no fee to look up account information.

If you are trying to make a payment for Taxes and/or Water & Sewer billings, you have several options as follows:

  1. Payments can be made on our website for a fee depending on method of payment. This service is located to right of the site third item under the beach webcam. A receipt for payments can be printed from this site.
  2. We have a drop box located in the back of 1701 N Ocean Ave for payments. (NO CASH)
    **NO CASH payments are accepted at this time**
  3. You can mail your payments to 1701 N Ocean Ave, Seaside Park, NJ, 08752.
    (your check is your receipt) If you are looking for a receipt to be mailed back to you a self-addressed stamped envelope is required.
Posted April 6, 2020

Posted March 30, 2020
Posted March 16, 2020

Mayor John A. Peterson Jr. and the Seaside Park Borough Council would like to provide residents with links for information on the Coronavirus from county and state health officials. 

Ocean County Health Department<http://ochd.org/

NJ Department of Health<http://nj.gov/health>  & https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/ncov.shtml

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention<http://cdc.gov/>

K 12 Academics https://www.k12academics.com/national-directories/school-district/New%20Jersey/Ocean

Posted January 12, 2021

Topic: Virtual Work Session Meeting Of The Mayor & Borough Council

Time: Jan 21, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Posted January 12, 2021

Topic: Executive (Closed) Session of the Mayor & Borough Council

No Formal Action Will Be Taken
Time: Jan 21, 2021 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Posted January 6, 2021

Seaside Park is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Virtual Reorganization Meeting Of Mayor Peterson & The Borough Council
Time: Jan 7, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Posted December 23, 2020

The Borough Hall will close on Christmas Eve at 12:30pm.

Posted December 9, 2020

Topic: Virtual Meetings Of The Mayor & Borough Council: 7pm Work Session & Regular Meeting to immediately follow

Time: Dec 21, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Posted December 1, 2020

The December 3rd court session has been cancelled.

Posted November 30, 2020

Due to COVID-19 precautions and new guidelines set forth by Governor Murphy, the Holiday Craft Show on 12/6 has been canceled. 

The annual tree lighting is still set for 12/6 at 5pm with COVID-19 precautions (masks, social distancing, etc.) strongly encouraged and enforced.

Posted November 30, 2020

Seaside Park is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Meetings Of The Mayor & Borough Council: 7 pm Work Session & Regular Meeting to immediately follow
Time: Nov 30, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Posted November 25, 2020

TREE LIGHTING TIME HAS BEEN MOVED TO 5PM UNTIL 6PM SUNDAY 12/6
HOLIDAY CRAFT MARKET TIME REMAINS 10AM UNTIL 4PM SUNDAY 12/6

SEASIDE PARK HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW AND TREE LIGHTING

Sunday, December 6th

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