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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 June 11, 2020

 

 

Thursday, August 13, 2020,

7:00 pm Work Session, Regular Meeting will immediately follow.

 

 

 

Location: Live Stream YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPoIfn3i1cRAvecqXVmV36g

YouTube Channel:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPoIfn3i1cRAvecqXVmV36g

 

 

Posted May 11, 2020

 

Thursday, August 13, 2020,

7:00 pm Work Session, Regular Meeting will immediately follow.

Due to the Governor’s Executive Order in-person attendance is limited.
A ‘Go-To Meetings’ session and live-stream via You-Tube are available.

Please join the meeting of the Mayor & Borough Council from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/518418445

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States (Toll Free): 1 877 309 2073
United States: +1 (571) 317-3129

Access Code: 518-418-445

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/518418445

 

 

Posted May 11, 2020

We are only accepting online purchases for beach badges at this time. Please continue to monitor our website for updates regarding when pick up will be available. Any changes and updates are still being decided and must be approved by the borough’s governing body. When the plan for summer has been finalized, it will be posted on our website and provided to the public through various means including the Facebook page, reverse 911, etc.

Beach Badges will be required beginning Memorial Day Weekend. All badges including Seasonal, Senior (65+), Weekly and Daily badges will be sold this summer. No limit has been placed on the number of badges sold.

Posted May 6, 2020

Posted May 6, 2020

Posted May 6, 2020

We are happy to report that Seaside Park beaches have reopened with all social distancing requirements imposed and enforced. The Boardwalk will remain closed for now, but will continue to be re-evaluated as we progress with beach reopening.

Posted April 30, 2020

Please be advised the 2020 – 2nd Quarter Taxes are due May 1, 2020, with a ten-day grace period. Tax payments must be received no later than May 10, 2020, to avoid interest. Postmarks will not count.

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 22, 2020

Seasonal Beach Badges are available for purchase through our website. Due to the continuing state of emergency, we are unable to accommodate in person purchases at this time. Once we are able to open for business, we will have badges available for pick up as well as in person purchases. If you have any questions, please email us at beachcontrol@seasideparknj.org.

Posted April 20, 2020

Thu, Apr 23, 2020 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM (EDT)

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/393572941

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States (Toll Free): 1 866 899 4679
United States: +1 (312) 757-3119

Access Code: 393-572-941

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts: https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/393572941

Posted April 7, 2020

Effective 12:00 a.m. on April 8th, 2020, all beaches within the Borough of Seaside Park will be closed, see attached order for further information.

Posted April 6, 2020

Posted March 30, 2020
Posted March 27, 2020

Effective immediately, by order of the Seaside Park Office of Emergency Management the boardwalk will be closed to the public until further notice. The Beach entrances will remain accessible to the public while the boardwalk is closed. This closure is to further protect borough employees and the public during Governor Murphy’s executive order to limit non-essential travel. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation as we try to limit exposure during the Covid-19 pandemic so we can flatten the curve and get through this situation together as a community.

Boardwalk Closure Press Release

Posted March 21, 2020
Posted March 18, 2020

The Seaside Park Police Department has adjusted some response protocols during the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

Officers will take police reports over the telephone instead of in person if the situation does not require a police response to the caller’s location.

When officers respond to an incident in person, for example, at your home, he or she will speak to you from outside to ensure a safe distance.

To limit exposure to patients on medical calls that raise suspicion for possible COVID-19, police officers will await EMS clinicians who will have appropriate personal protective equipment before responding to the scene. If the scene is determined to be safe, officers will remain outside the residence to limit exposure. Officers will continue to respond to all calls for unresponsive individuals and those in cardiac or respiratory distress.

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 August 12, 2020

Seaside Park’s 2020 Town Wide Garage Sale is this Saturday August 15th! Pick up a map from Beach Control Headquarters on the boardwalk between N and O streets; the badge selling kiosk at the police station lawn at 5th Ave; the Code Office; and Borough Hall! The link below is also a PDF version of the map, feel free to print your own!

SP2020TownWideGarageSaleMap

 

Posted August 9, 2020

Badge Sale Limit Reached  for Sunday 8/9/2020 !

Posted August 7, 2020

2020 Art & Craft Show

Date: Saturday, September 5th    Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm   Location: Police Department Lawn

Rain Date: Sunday, September 6th   Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Posted August 7, 2020

Date: Saturday, August 15th    Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The annual town wide garage sale will be held Saturday August 15th from 9am to 4pm! Permits and applications can be picked up at the Building/Code/Construction Office. The fee is $10 and we are only accepting check or money orders at this time.

All properties participating must adhere to social distancing! Social distancing signs will be made available to post during the garage sale and can be picked up at the Building/Code/Construction Office beginning Wednesday 7/29/2020!

For additional information: Please call the Building/Code/Construction Office (732) 250-7569 (or) email construction@seasideparknj.org

Posted August 3, 2020

The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for our area. There is a possibility of sustained winds of 39 to 73 miles per hour within the next 36 hours. There is a risk of Flash Flooding, High Surf, and High Rip Currents from 8 am Tuesday through 12 am Wednesday. Entering the surf during this weather event is discouraged due to the dangerous conditions. Residents are reminded to secure any loose outdoor items such as grills and patio furniture. 

 

Please continue to monitor the Seaside Park Office of Emergency Management Website at www.seasideparknj.org for timing, updates, and any changes to the current forecast.

 

Sandbags will be available for residents in the Seaside Park police station lobby, those picking up bags must have documentation showing residency in Seaside Park. Residents may fill sandbags utilizing the sand located along Ocean Avenue south of Fourth Avenues.

Posted August 3, 2020
Posted August 1, 2020

Badge Sale Limit Reached for Saturday 8/1/2020 ! 

Posted July 28, 2020

The annual town wide garage sale will be held Saturday August 15th from 9am to 4pm! Permits and applications can be picked up at the Building/Code/Construction Office. The fee is $10 and we are only accepting check or money orders at this time.

All properties participating must adhere to social distancing! Social distancing signs will be made available to post during the garage sale and can be picked up at the Building/Code/Construction Office beginning Wednesday 7/29/2020!

For additional information: Please call the Building/Code/Construction Office (732) 250-7569 (or) email construction@seasideparknj.org

Posted July 26, 2020

Badge Sale Limit reached for Sunday 7/26/2020

Posted July 25, 2020

*** PLEASE NOTE: With COVID-19 restrictions, there is a possibility of beach badge sales reaching limits early in the day. Please plan accordingly when traveling to Seaside Park for the day. Additionally, online web sales are will NOT guarantee access to the beach. Online sales are NOT counted toward daily capacity limits. Please check our social media and website BEFORE online purchases for badge limits**

Posted July 25, 2020

Badge Sale Limit reached for the day Saturday 7/25/2020

Posted July 19, 2020

Beach Badge capacity has been reached today, Sunday 7/19/2020.

THERE WILL BE NO FURTHER SALES TODAY, SUNDAY 7/19/2020

Posted July 15, 2020

Badge Sales Locations

Bathhouse between N and O Streets on the boardwalk

Police Station Lawn at 5th Ave

14th Ave Bay Pier / Boat Ramp

Badge Prices and Information

Daily Badges – $10 (sales are monitored and limited accordingly)

Weekly – $35 (Saturday to Saturday)

Seasonal – $65 (Good through Labor Day)

Senior (65+) – $20 (With valid ID)

Children 11 and under are free

Active Duty / Retired Military / Veterans and DEPENDENTS are free of charge with valid ID.

NO CASH PAYMENTS – ONLY CREDIT CARD OR CHECK (NJ CHECK) ACCEPTED

Posted July 11, 2020

The Borough of Seaside Park is happy to announce the following dates for our 2020 Flea Markets:

Sundays: 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16

Time and Location: 8am to 3pm J Street Marina Lawn

***The Borough of Seaside Park reserves the right to cancel or postpone dates at any time***

Posted July 10, 2020

Due to the impending inclement weather, today’s Farmer’s Market will be rescheduled for Monday 7/13 from 10am to 3pm. Stay safe and dry!

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