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Upcoming Meetings

Council Meeting
 November 17, 2014 7pm

Planning Board
October 23, 2014
Agenda Online Pdf File


Current Garbage & Recycle Schedule
Winter Schedule

Schedule Changed
October 20, 2014


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.


Fall Events Flyer2014 Events
Download Pdf File


Borough of Lavallette

October 7, 2014

Important notice regarding Home Elevation Contractors
Governor Christie signed a law requiring home elevation contractors to register with the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs. The law defines home elevation as raising an entire residential or non-commercial structure to a higher level above the ground. The law requires that persons who offer to perform, engage in or attempt to engage in the business of home elevations are registered with the Division as home elevation contractors, on and after October 1, 2014, and that the registration is in effect and certified to when applying for a permit to perform a home elevation. More Information


October 1 , 2014

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



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


Recreation Schedule
Aerobics Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 4pm
Tuesday, Thursday 9am - Union Church
Tuesday 10am Lavallette First Aid Squad
Tuesday & Thursday 7:30pm Union Church
Monday 6pm Lavallette School
Thursday 6:00pm Union Church
All Classes are $3 Donation Per-Person, Per-Class.

Route 35 Reconstruction Project

We have setup a page at 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

Visit the Rt35 Reconstruction Project Page


Halloween Harvest Hoedown
October 24, 2014

An afternoon and evening of fun for all! We encourage parents to participate along with their children.

2:00 Preschoolers Decorate a trick or treat bag
2:30-3:15 YOSI "Spooky / Silly Halloween Party
3:15 Hayrides from School to Firehouse / First Aid
3:30 Pony Rides
4:30 Hot Dogs & Spooky Movie - First Aid
5:30 - 6:30 Magic  Show - First Aid
6:30 Bonfire and "Spooky Halloween Stories" Washington Ave Bay Beach
6:30 Family Pumpkin Carving Contest
7:30-9:30 D.J. in Lavallette school for 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th graders
Event Flyer Pdf File

Clean Ocean Action Beach Sweeps
Beach Sweeps

October 25,2014 @ 9am-12:30pm Philadelphia Ave Beach.

Please dress for the weather, wear hard-soled shoes, and bring gloves

Light breakfast and snacks available. Thanks to all who came out in the spring, hope to see you this fall.

Download the 2013 Beach Sweeps Data ReportExternal LinkPdf File

www.cleanoceanaction.orgExternal Link


Friends of Lavallette Beautification

Membership Luncheon
Crabs Claw Inn
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Friends of Beautification
Flyer  Pdf File

Halloween for Heroes
A Benefit Supporting Hometown Heroes
October 31, 2014
Masquerade Costume Ball Beginning @ 7:30
Gabriella's Italian Restaurant, 2304 Rt 35 North
Flyer Pdf File


Roast Pork Dinner

November 1, 2014 5:30-7pm
Union Church
Call for reservations by October 27, 2014, phone number in flyer.
No Tickets Sold At Door.
Flyer Pdf File

Dune Grass Planting
Dune Grass

November 5 & 8, 2014 10am Philadelphia Ave
Lavallette will be planting thousands of plants
which need to be planted to help fortify our dune system.


Free Rabies Clinic
Rabies Clinic
Free Rabies Clinic 6pm to 7pm First Aid Building Sponsored by Donations of Love, Inc.
November 12, 2014 6-7pm
Flyer Pdf File

Lavallette Recreation Bus Trip
To New York City
Wednesday December 10, 2014
and Saturday December 13, 2014
On both trips the bus will leave passengers near Ticketron, Times Square & Radio City Music Hall.
More Information


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 5, 2014 - October 25, 2014 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.
More Information


Master Composter Program Offered in October

Individuals interested in training as master composters can participate in the Ocean County Master Composter Training Program scheduled for the fall.

Offered by Ocean County's Department of Solid Waste Management with the support of the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the program will be held Saturdays, Oct. 18 and 25 to train individuals as master composters. More InformationExternal Link

Halloween Safety Tips

Safety Tips for Kids, Parents and Homeowners to help keep Halloween Safe and Happy for all.
More Info

Halloween Curfew In Effect October 30 through November 1st 9:00 pm to 6:00 am for minors under the age of 18 years old, except when accompanied by an adult over the age of 25 years.


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


Saltwater Fishing Registry
Everyone 16 or older must register and carry the printed registration with them when fishing.

All saltwater anglers and for-hire vessel operators will now be able to register through the no-fee State system rather than the fee-based federal system. Anglers still must register with the state system even if already registered with the federal system.

Those who fish from a for-hire party or charter fishing vessel that is registered with the New Jersey Saltwater Recreational Registry Program are not required to file for an individual registration.

To learn more about the registry and register,
visit: www.saltwaterregistry.nj.govExternal Link

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 2012 Pdf File


Borough of Lavallette Flags
Lavallette Flag

We have received a new order of Borough of Lavallette flags they are available for purchase at Lavallette Borough Hall Temporary Trailer for $25 each.

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.


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

Beach Access Open Weekdays
September 16 - October 1 Then 7 Days a week.

Hydrant Flushing
Flushing of Water Mains will take place at night. Temporary discoloration of the water may result from flushing, therefore, water should be allowed to run long enough so as to allow any sediment in the lines in your home, including laundry areas, to clear.

Hydrant flushing
Fall September 29, 2014 - November 2014


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 use 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 7am 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


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
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.

Business Registration
Business Registration

Businesses in Lavallette are required to register with the Borough of Lavallette and submit a floor plan to the clerks office.

Visit the Registered Businesses Page for more information about Business Registration and its benefits. Only registered businesses are listed in the Borough of Lavallette calendar and other printed materials.


Click here for Super Storm Sandy Timeline of Events.




Bill Reminders!

4th Quarter Taxes

Due November 3, 2014

Water and Sewer

Due November 17, 2014


Due November 6, 2014

AutoPay will be withdrawn on
November 3, 2014

Tax Collector

Tax Sale Information

AutoPay will be withdrawn on
November 17, 2014

Water / Sewer Rates
See the Water / Sewer Page

AutoPay will be withdrawn
November 6, 2014

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.

New 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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