Beach and Boardwalk Restrictions
Updated: May 20, 2020
Along with you, we hope that we are nearing the end of these drastic measures to lower the curve of COVID-19. We appreciate your continued sacrifices to keep not only yourselves, but also our most vulnerable citizens safe.
May is just around the corner, and we hope the end of it brings an official start to summer, but we will continue to follow Governor Murphy’s orders as we navigate these unprecedented times.
Here are the updated restrictions for public safety:
SHORT TERM RENTALS: Continuing through May 7, 2020, no short-term rentals are permitted. A short-term rental for the purpose of this order is any rental for less than 30 days.
SHORT TERM RENTAL EXCEPTIONS: 1. Any exception listed in NJOEM Order 2020-8. 2.Employees of local, county, state of federal agencies seeking housing in conjunction with their official duties. 3.Employees of essential businesses seeking housing in conjunction with their official duties.
PUBLIC BEACHES: Continuing through May 7, 2020, sunbathing, sitting in chairs, lying on blankets, organized sports and any groups of people are prohibited.
PUBLIC BEACH EXCEPTIONS: Walking, jogging, biking, fishing and surfing are permitted.
BOARDWALK: Continuing through May 7, 2020, walking, biking, sitting and any groups of people are prohibited.
NEW BOARDWALK EXCEPTIONS: 1. Owners, tenants and employees of boardwalk properties are permitted to access the boardwalk for the purpose of accessing their property.
2. Customers of essential businesses may enter the boardwalk at the closest boardwalk access point for the purpose of accessing an essential business. This includes food service businesses engaged in take out service.
PARKS/PLAYGROUNDS: Continuing through May 7, 2020, playgrounds, basketball courts and tennis courts are closed. Open fields at recreation facilities are open.
We will update you as changes take place. Thank you.