Township of Ocean, Ocean County, New Jersey
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Ocean County Mixed Rigid Plastic Recycling Program

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Saturday, February 13, 2021
Township of Ocean Community Ctr.
239 – 11th Street, Waretown, NJ  08758
Cats: 9:30am – 10am  /  Dogs: 10am – 11am
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Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

2021 Township Calendar

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Ocean County Board of Health

Center for Disease and Prevention

State of New Jersey Official Site COVID-19

Township of Ocean List of Area Services

The US Centers for Disease Control has stated that the virus has not been detected in drinking water. "Conventional water treatment methods that use filtration and disinfection, such as those in most municipal drinking water systems, should remove or inactivate the virus that causes COVID-19," Please click here for additional information.

Dear Residents:

The Township of Ocean is closing the Township Offices to the Public and Vendors in abundance of caution due to COVID19. This is for the health and safety of the residents and staff, starting Monday, November 30, 2020 through the end of the year. 
All departments will be available to assist the residents by phone, email, US Mail, fax or the drop boxes that are in front of Town Hall and Construction and Zoning.

A resident can set up an appointment to meet with a Department Head outside the office by contacting the department.  A meeting can be set up based on need and if it cannot be handled over the phone/e-mail etc.

Main Phone for all Departments 609-693-3302
Police Department Phone number 609-693-4007

Construction/Zoning Inspections:
All inspections will need to be assessed on an as needed basis.  All residents/developers/builders will need to answer the specific screening questions.

ALL paperwork can be dropped in drop box in front of office (200 Wells Mills Road)
or mailed.  The Drop box will be emptied and processed at a minimum 2x per day - accept weekends.

Main Town Hall phone # 609-693-3302
Ext 238 & 221 – Reception/Clerk’s Office –
Ext. 100 & 108– Construction/Zoning Office
Ext. 501/500– Municipal Court
Ext. 232 – Tax/Utility Office
Police Department 609-693-4007

The Township Committee will be hold meetings involving Township Committee, Boards or Commission through zoom and the information will be posted on the Township website.

The Public is encouraged to utilize the Township’s website:

The website is a great way to interact with the Township offices from a distance.
Requests for Township services can be entered through the Website and e-mailed direct to the Department:

Tax and Utility payment can be done be via the Township’s website:

Payment for Taxes and Utility:Checks can be dropped in envelope in the mailbox in front of Town Hall, 50 Railroad Avenue at any time.  This payment box has a security camera.

Construction & Zoning Office – There is a Drop box in front of - 200 Wells Mills Road for permits & payments.  Directly under the awning in front of the building on the ramp.  This payment box has a security camera.

Township Municipal forms including Construction & Zoning, Clerk’s Office can be located:

Recycling question; Recycling Coach:

Please know the Township will require all inquirers to answer the below specific screening questions, prior to setting up an appointment. 

Questions to be asked prior to setting up appointment:
Are you having flu-like symptoms, such as fever, cough, or shortness of breath?
In the last 14 days have you traveled to a high-risk area for transmission
of COVID-19?
Have you been in close contact with someone confirmed or is being evaluated
for COVID-19?

The Township Committee and the Office of Emergency Management encourage everyone to adhere to precautions related to hand-washing, hygiene and social distancing.

The Township of Ocean Committee & Office of Emergency Management


March 13, 2020 - Information re: COVID-19 Township of Ocean

Advisories and Alerts

Pinelands Interactive Map

New Jersey Government Energy Aggregation Program FAQ

Monmouth -Ocean Area Energy Cooperative (MOAEC) Letter to Residents (Atlantic City Electric Customers) dated April 1st.

Monmouth -Ocean Area Energy Cooperative (MOAEC) Letter to Residents (JCP&L Customers) dated April 1st.

For additional information/questions please call
Commercial Utility Consultants at (855) 200-2648

How To Apply For Affordable Housing

NJ Housing & Mortgage Finance Agency

Down Payment Assistance Program
Foreclosure Counseling

New Jersey Natural Gas System Improvement Project

Ocean e-News Email Archive

National Flood Insurance Information

JCP&L Reminds Customers Assistance & Service Programs

JCP&L Guidance on Electrical Meter Placement in a Designated Flood Zone

JCP&L Customers Can Use Facebook to Report Outages

JCP&L Power Outage Information

Click HERE for Important Information on SANDY-RELATED Repairs, Demolitions and House Raisings

New Jersey Natural Gas Q&A
(Raising, Demolition,Service, Disconnection
and Restoration)

Events and Recreation

Parks are Open for Passive Recreation

Waretown Elementary Preschool/Kindergarten Registration

Honor Our Flag 2020 Partners

Ocean County Library’s Learning Aids
Support Students, Teachers, Parents

Waretown Shoppers Loop