Township of Ocean, Ocean County, New Jersey
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Single Stream Recycling

Ocean County Mixed Rigid Plastic Recycling Program

If You Would Like To Stop The
Mailbag Throwing Their Paper
On Your Driveway You Can Call

Public Notices

Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

2020 Township Calendar

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Ocean County Board of Health

Center for Disease and Prevention

State of New Jersey Official Site COVID-19

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 see below link for additional information.

March 14, 2020
Dear Residents:

For the health of the residents and staff the Township of Ocean will be closing the Town Hall Office to the Public and Vendors starting Monday, March 16, 2020 through March 29, 2020. 
The Township and the Office of Emergency Management continue to monitor the ever-changing situation with COVID-19.

All departments will be available to assist the residents by phone, fax, email, US Mail 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 the 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.

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?

Construction/Zoning Inspections:
The Township of Ocean will continue to inspect – New Construction
- Please Note:  If there are people living in a home that needs to be inspected, this will be postponed until a later date.
- All other inspections will need to be assessed on an as needed basis.  All residents/developers/builders will need to answer the specific screening questions.
Please call the Construction and Zoning Office 609-693-3302 ext. 100.

Below is a reminder of how you can handle items with Township Business without face to face contact. 

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

The Township Committee is canceling meetings involving Township Committee, Boards or Commission through March 29, 2020.

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

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 – The Township has installed 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:

The Township Committee along with the Office of Emergency Management will continue to monitor the information regarding COVID-19.  The Township of Ocean Office of Emergency Management will be remain the lead agency in our Township.

The Township of Ocean Committee & Office of Emergency Management

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


Advisories and Alerts

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

Township of Ocean
Parks are Closed

2020 Rescheduled Wine Festivals

Founder’s Day

Summer Camp Registration and Pick Up Authorization Forms

2020 Golf Camp Registration

Waretown Elementary School Registration – Preschool & Kindergarten


Township of Ocean Wellness Screening Hosted by Blue Cross Blue Shield – April 20, 2020

Baseball Trip Mets vs. Phillies - May 27, 2020

Annual TOWN WIDE YARD SALE – June 6, 2020

Township of Ocean Municipal Alliance Crab & Fishing Contest June 6, 2020

Tropicana Holiday Show - December 7, 2020

Waretown Shoppers Loop

Honor Our Flag 2019 Partners

2020 Senior Mall trips:
3rd Friday of the month
4th Friday of the month