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Press Releases

Council Meeting Monday 12/05/16 at 6 pm

The Township Council will hold a regular Meeting on Monday, December 5, 2016 at 6 pm in the meeting room located at 627 Pinewald-Keswick Road, Bayville. The public is invited.

'Tis the Season for Holiday Scams

Mayor Amato would like to advise residents the latest information from the FBI: How to Protect Yourself. With the holidays ramping up and seasonal shopping in full swing, criminals are also gearing up for a busy season. Cyber criminals don’t take the holidays off. In fact, they’re especially busy trying to steal your money and personal information. Shoppers should be more vigilant than ever for scams designed to steal their money and personal information. Though criminals are often aggressive and creative in their efforts to obtain such money and personal information, there are certain red flags and common schemes holiday shoppers can guard against this holiday season. ....More Information

NOTICE OF SALE-SPECIAL EMERGENCY
NOTES, SERIES 2016A

NOTICE OF SALE TOWNSHIP OF BERKELEY (Ocean County, New Jersey) $1,200,000 SPECIAL EMERGENCY NOTES, SERIES 2016A. Bids are being solicited through a fair and open process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.5 for the purchase of $1,200,000 Special Emergency Notes, Series 2016A (the “Notes”) of the Township of Berkeley, in the County of Ocean, New Jersey. All bids will be publicly opened and announced at the Office of the Township Chief Financial Officer on Thursday, December 8, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., prevailing local time (“Sale Date”). No telephone bids will be accepted. Bids must be received by 11:00 a.m. on the Sale Date, and may be submitted by completing the attached bid form ....More and the Bid Package

PUBLIC NOTICE TOWNSHIP OF BERKELEY
PUBLIC INPUT COASTAL NEIGHBORHOODS RESILIENCY PLAN & SOUTH SEASIDE PARK NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN

TAKE NOTICE that the Township of Berkeley will host a public input session to review the existing conditions of the Township’s bayfront communities and identify opportunities to improve land use regulations and other strategies in order to promote storm recovery and resiliency from future storm and flood events. This public input session will focus on the bayfront and Pelican Island communities in the Township and will take place on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 from 6:00 pm am to 8:00 pm at the Berkeley Township Recreation Center, located at 630 Route 9 in Bayville New Jersey. The input received at this meeting will inform the Township of Berkeley’s comprehensive post-Sandy planning efforts to mitigate, reduce or prevent impacts from natural disasters. No official action will be taken at this workshop. The public is encouraged to participate and offer comments. Printable Notice

TAKE NOTICE that the Township of Berkeley will host a public input session to review the existing conditions of the Township’s barrier island neighborhood of South Seaside Park and identify opportunities to improve land use regulations and other strategies in order to promote storm recovery and resiliency from future storm and flood events. This public input session will take place on Thursday, December 15, 2016 from 7:00 pm am to 9:00 pm at the Tri-Boro First Aid Squad Building, located at 61 J Street in Seaside Park, New Jersey. The input received at this meeting will inform the Township of Berkeley’s comprehensive post-Sandy planning efforts to mitigate, reduce or prevent impacts from natural disasters. No official action will be taken at this workshop. The public is encouraged to participate and offer comments. Printable Notice

Pay Your Property Taxes Online

Mayor Amato announces that property owners in Berkeley Township will now be able to pay your property taxes online. There will be a minimal service charge that the bank charges for the service.

  • Click Here to look up your taxes and pay them online
  • Report a Pothole

    Mayor Amato would like residents to report any potholes by using the form below. Due to the harsh winter season we experience we realize that it creates numerous potholes throughout the Townships 271 miles of Roads. The Public Works Department is asking your help to let us know where these trouble spots are. Click here to report the pothole location

    Free Rabies
    Vaccination Clinic

    Berkeley Township will hold a Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic on Saturday January 14, 2017.Only dogs and cats will be vaccinated. Please bring proof of prior Rabies vaccination for a three year shot. If you don't bring proof a one year vaccination certificate will be issued.
  • Date: Saturday, January 14, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Place: Bayville First Aid Squad Building at the corner of Station Road and Route 9. To Park turn onto Station Road and park in the Berkeley Township Elementary School lot behind the first aid squad building.
  • New Jersey Veterans Guide

    Mayor Amato would like our community's Veterans to be aware of the services available to them. This guide continues a tradition of providing relevant information to New Jersey’s Veterans community. Keeping Veterans informed is part of the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (NJDMAVA) continuing outreach efforts

    Click Here for the NJ Veterans Benefits Guide

    FEMA & FLOOD Information
    IMPORTANT FEMA LINKS
  • FEMA Website
  • Know Your Flood Hazard
  • What is My BFE (Base Flood Elevation)
  • FEMA Flood Hazard Resource Map
  • FEMA Region II Coastal Analysis and Mapping
  • Notice to Residents
  • Understanding Flood Information
  • Community Flood Hazard Brochure
  • www.floodsmart.gov
  • Information regarding the National Flood Insurance Program

    Insure Your Property for Your Flood Hazard
  • NFIP Website
  • FEMA ICC Brochure
  • Protecting Yourself from the Hazard
  • Evacuation Routes Map.
  • Flood Safety Precautions
  • Sign up for Text Message & Email Emergency Notifications Via Nixle

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    Protect your Property from the Hazard
  • Mitigation and flood insurance
  • Build Responsibly
  • Flood Elevation Certificate & Instructions
  • FEMA's Building Code Resources
  • Additional information for elevating homes
  • NJ DCA Division of Codes Webpage
  • Floodplain Permit Checklist
  • Floodplain Permit Application
  • Protect Natural Floodplain Hazards
  • Protecting Floodplain Resources - A Guidebook for Communities
  • Real-time Graphs and Gages
  • USGS Tide Gage
  • CONTACTS

  • NJ Floodplain Management Services:
  • John H. Moyle/Joseph Ruggeri, PE, CFM 609-292-2296
  • Ocean County Soil Conservation District:
  • Christine Raabe, Director 609-971-7002
  • Township CRS Coordinator:
  • Ray Laliberte 732-244-7400 ext 1212, Jamison Zimmerman 732-286-9220
  • Township Construction Official:
  • Anthiony Cirz 732-244-7400 ext 1215
  • Township Code Enforcement Officer:
  • Ken Anderson 732-244-7400 ext 1237
  • Office of Emergency Management:
  • Police Chief Karin DiMichele (732) 914-8966
  • FEMA Regional Office: (212) 680-3600
  • Calendar of Events
    View the interactive Calendar of events.
    Emergency Management & Weather
    Click for Bayville, New Jersey Forecast Local Weather for Berkeley Township, NJ
    View the Emergency Management page.