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Upcoming Meetings

Council Meeting
October 19, 2015

Planning Board
October 21, 2015


Current Garbage & Recycle Schedule
Winter Schedule

Schedule Changed September 28, 2015


Current Weather

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Current Northeast Radar

Ocean County Costal Evacuation Map Pdf File


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Notification System

An Emergency Notification System gives those in charge of Public Safety a chance to reach out to the public in case of an emergency event.
Click Here to get more information and sign up.


Modular Home Noticemod homeThe parking of modular homes on borough streets is prohibited.


2015 Fall Winter Events
Events Flyer
Download Pdf File


Borough of Lavallette Auctions Are Conducted Through GovDeals
Borough of Lavallette Auction ItemsExternal Link




Borough of Lavallette


Advisory Notice

As post-storm clean up continues on the beach and boardwalk, we ask that all boardwalk and beach goers please stay clear of clean-up crews and equipment. Your safety is our primary concern. Also, please stay off the dunes.


Rendering of the New Municipal Building / Police Department
Click on the picture for larger version.
Click here for photos of the construction process


Photos Post Nor'easter 10/5/15




Beach Buggy Permits

Beach Access Has Been Temporally Closed Due To The Possibility of Hurricane Joaquin Impacting The New Jersey Coastline.

Available at Lavallette Borough Hall Temporary Trailer Monday - Friday 9am-4pm for rules, regulations, and application Click here.

Beach Access Closed May 1st - September 15
September 16th-30th Open Weekdays
After October 1st 7 Days a week.

Recreation Schedule
Aerobics Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 4pm
Tuesday & Thursday 9:00am Union Church

Tai-Chi  Tuesdays 10am Lavallette First Aid Squad

Tuesday & Thursday 7pm Union Church

- Mondays and Thursdays 5:30 PM to 7 PM Lavallette School

Karate - Wednesdays 6 PM to 8PM   K-8th grade Lavallette School $2 Donation Beginning 10/21/15

Dodgeball -Tuesdays and Thursdays 7 PM to 9 PM Lavallette School - No Donation

All Classes are $3 Donation Per-Person, Per-Class.


Last Day to Submit Hurricane Sandy Claims for Review  has been extended to October 15, 2015

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is reminding National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policyholders who filed a claim as a result of Hurricane Sandy that there are four weeks remaining to request a review if they believe their claims were underpaid for any reason. FEMA set a Sept. 15, 2015 deadline for policyholders to request a review.

Read More

Notice Assessor Out of the Office

The Tax Assessor will not be in the office Thursday 10/1/15 or Thursday 10/8/15.

He will return to the office on Thursday 10/15/15 from 5pm-7pm.


Ocean County Health Department
Annual Flu and Pneumonia Clinic
Flu Shot
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
10am - 12pm
Lavallette First Aid Building Washington Ave & Bay Blvd.$ 20 Questions call
732-793-7766 Visit www.ochd.orgExternal Link for more locations.

Clean Ocean Action Fall Beach Sweeps

Clean Ocean Action Beach Sweeps

October 24, 2015 @ 9am-12:30pm Philadelphia Ave Beach.
"A bit of breakfast and snacks will be available."
Rain or shine, Dress for the weather.


Ocean County Document Shredding Program
Paper Recycle
Residents are limited to six boxes or bags each day. Commercial documents will not be accepted. Paper clips and staples do not have to be removed from the documents.

9am to 1pm or until the truck is full,
the truck has an 8,000-pound capacity.

Registration not required and the service is free.
 April 4, 2015 - October 23, 2015 Flyer Pdf File

Ocean County Hazardous Material Disposal
Ocean County Logo
Pre-Registration Is Required.

Materials accepted at the household hazardous waste collection sites are: paints, thinners, boat paints, solvents, pool chemicals, pesticides and herbicides, aerosol cans, auto products, toilet and drain cleaners, silver polishes, oven cleaners, photographic chemicals, rug and upholstery cleaners, polishes and bleaches, waste oil and used gasoline.

Last Scheduled Disposal Date for 2015
Point Pleasant Municipal Building Oct. 24
More Information


Dune Grass Planting
Dune Grass
Saturday November 7, 2015
9am Philadelphia Ave
Lavallette will be planting thousands of plants
which need to be planted to help fortify our dune system.

Route 35 Work

The final phase of road construction is scheduled to resume on Tuesday September 8, 2015 Please refer to the Rt 35 Reconstruction Page for more details.

The following work will begin on Tuesday, September 8 in the section between Mile posts 4-9 in Lavallette, Toms River, and Brick. In this section, Route 35 is generally a divided highway, providing two travel lanes in each direction. 

The Northbound closure will occur Monday September 14th.

One lane and a shoulder in each direction will be maintained.

Rt 35 Reconstruction


Stop for pedestrians in the crosswalks!
It's The Law!

The driver of a vehicle must stop and stay stopped for a pedestrian crossing the roadway within any marked crosswalk, but shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within an unmarked crosswalk at an intersection, except at crosswalks when the movement of traffic is being regulated by police officers or traffic control signals.
More Information

Bicycle Safety
Ride your bicycle with the flow of Traffic, Not against it!  Obey all of the same traffic laws as a motor vehicle!

When ridden on any roadway a bicycle rider has all of the rights and responsibilities of any vehicle. Unless bicycles are specifically excepted, all traffic laws and rules apply to bicycles. Bicyclists who violate traffic laws are subject to a citation.
More Bicycle Safety Information


New Official Borough of Lavallette Logo
Borough of Lavallette
The Mayor and Council adopted a new Borough of Lavallette logo. We will begin to incorporate this logo on future materials and printings.

Contact Information Update
Add or update your phone number on file with the office of administration.

This is separate from the Emergency Notification System. This is to add your phone number to your tax account so the administrative offices can reach out to you in the event we need to discuss a payment question or other problem with your property.


Lavallette Emergency Notification System

An Emergency Notification System gives those in charge of Public Safety a chance to reach out to the public in case of an emergency event.
Click Here to get more information and sign up.

Lavallette First Aid Members Wanted
The Lavallette First Aid Squad is looking for members to who want to join the squad. All training is provided and no experience is necessary. Training such as CPR, EMT is provided at no charge. More Info


Tax Sale

Tax Sale for 2014 and prior delinquencies is scheduled for Wednesday, November 18, 2015 11am Lavallette First Aid Building. All payments received by the Tax Collector after September 29, 2015 MUST include the Cost of Sale and MUST BE IN THE FORM OF CASH, CERTIFIED CHECK OR MONEY ORDER. In order to avoid being published in the newspaper, payment MUST be RECEIVED by the Tax Collector no later than close of business Friday, October 9, 2015.
Tax Sale List To Be Posted

Posted 7/21/15
Home Page, Tax Collector

Important Update - Preliminary Maps:

The Preliminary Map information is now available on the FEMA Region 2 Coastal Website:
www.Region2Coastal.comExternal Link

The issuance of the Preliminary Flood Map is the next phase in the process of adopted the new official Flood Insurance Rate Maps.
Also provided is a link to a municipal official’s PDF presentation which provides information regarding the Preliminary Maps.
PDF presentation Pdf File

COAT presentation Pdf File
Rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy Building Safer and Stronger Pays Off Pdf File
Fact sheet, dated March, 2013, about the Biggert-Waters 2015 Pdf File


Borough of Lavallette Flags
Lavallette Flag

Borough of Lavallette flags are available for purchase at Lavallette Borough Hall Temporary Trailer and Beach Badge Trailer for $25 each.

Website Feedback
Pie Chart
Your feedback is appreciated to continually make The Borough of Lavallette website more useful, and user friendly. Please take a moment to submit your feedback on the Borough of Lavallette website.
 Thank You. Feedback form


Hurricane Season
Visit the Emergency Management Page for Hurricane preparedness information.
Coastal Evacuation Route
Ocean County Costal Evacuation Map Pdf File
In the event of an evacuation follow arrows on signs posted around town.

National Flood Insurance Program and Implementation of the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act and the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act

The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is providing information on additional steps underway to implement changes to the program as a result of the 2015 and 2014 flood insurance reform legislation. The guidance on the changes being implemented will bring rates into compliance with the new laws beginning April 1, 2015. Read More


No Wake Zones
No Wake Zone
"No wake" is defined as "The slowest possible speed required in order to maintain steerage and headway."

In New Jersey, it is unlawful to operate any vessel or personal watercraft (PWC) at greater than "no wake" speed when within 200 feet or less of docks, marinas, piers, or wharfs.

Vessel operators are responsible for any property damage caused by their vessels wake.

Remember to obey No Wake Zones in and out of the Borough lagoons and surrounding bay front areas.

Prescription Drug Drop Off Sites
Drug Bottle
“Project Medicine Drop” is to encourage the public to discard outdated or unused prescription medications. The drop boxes accept solid pharmaceuticals such as pills, capsules, patches, inhalers, and pet medications. They cannot accept syringes or liquids.

Ocean County Locations:
Seaside Heights Police Department
Toms River Police Department
Brick Police Department
More Info and LocationsExternal Link

Flushing unused medicines or throwing them down a sink contaminates waterways.


No Solicitation
No Solicitation
The Lavallette Police Department would like to notify any resident who signed up to be on the "No Solicitation" List, to please contact the police department to place your name on the list. Unfortunately the list was not kept in digital form at the time of Super Storm Sandy and was lost in the storm. We apologize for this inconvenience, and encourage all homeowners who wish to be on the "No Solicitation" list to contact the Police Department to be placed on the list.

Route 35 Reconstruction Project

We have setup a page for updates and alerts, as we receive them they will be posted to the
Rt35 Reconstruction Project Page.

NJDOT Route 35 Reconstruction Project
Hot Line: 732-230-7356
Email: Email Link
Web: www.RestoreNJ35.comExternal Link


Don't Feed The Seagulls!
White plastic bags are prohibited by ordinance to be left at the curb for pickup. The gulls attack these bags easily and create an unsanitary mess. Please us appropriate containers with lids or dark colored, heavy gauge, plastic bags for your trash.

For your convenience, the Lavallette Recycling Center located at the Public Works Complex accepts regular household waste from 7a, to 2:45pm every day. Please consider using this service to keep our streets and town clean.

Manasquan to Barnegat Inlet Federal Beachfill Crossover Plan
The NJ Department of Environmental Protection has provided the Borough with the Federal Beachfill Crossover Plan. Attached is a copy of the plan that includes the proposed beach access points.
Sheets 1-14 Pdf File and Sheets 15-28 Pdf File

More detailed plans are available to view at the Borough Hall Temporary Trailer
Lavallette Firehouse Parking Lot Trailer # 1
125 Washington Avenue


Click here for Super Storm Sandy Timeline of Events.




Bill Reminders!


3rd Quarter taxes
Past Due

Water and Sewer

Due August 13, 2015
Past Due


Due October 8, 2015

AutoPay was withdrawn on
September 18, 2015

Tax Collector, Tax Assessor

AutoPay was withdrawn on
August 13, 2015

Water / Sewer Rates
See the Water / Sewer Page

AutoPay will be withdrawn
October 8, 2015

Electric Rates
See the Electric Page

Important Notice for Online Banking Users
 Make sure account information is accurate. We are transitioning to receiving Online Banking Payments Electronically.
More Information

Borough of Lavallette “AutoPay”
Sign up for our Automatic Payment Plan and have your bills automatically paid on the due date!
More Information.

E-Bills are now available for your utility bills.

E-Bills are available with or without AutoPay. The provided bills include more account information then we can currently print on the postcard size bills.
More Information.

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