Mayor's Message
Welcome to Berkeley Township! Our newly designed website provides residents, and visitors, information about our ever-growing township and gives an overview of the functions of municipal government Click HERE for our suggestion/Feedback page.

Visit our website often and access our roster of programs and municipal services, which are geared to meet your needs and concerns. With innovative energetic leadership, and committed partners. Berkeley's future is brighter than ever with its attractive residential areas and charm of a resort town enjoyed by vacationers and lifelong residents. My goal, as your Mayor, along with our Township council members, is to ensure that Berkeley Township is well maintained, open and transparent for its citizens.   More...
Press Releases

Council Meeting Monday June 27, 2016

The Township Council will hold a regular Meeting on Monday, June 27, 2016 at 6 pm in the meeting room located at 627 Pinewald-Keswick Road, Bayville. The public is invited.

Mayor's Annual School Supply Drive

Mayor Amato’s school supply drive supports the children of our Berkeley Schools whose families are in need of basic school supplies for the upcoming scholastic year. New items such as pencils, pens, paper, notebooks and other staple supplies will be collected at each concert at a designated location in Veterans Park. Monetary donations will be accepted in lieu of merchandise. ......More Information

SOUNDS OF SUMMER CONCERTS

MAYOR AMATO PROUDLY ANNOUNCES THE SOUNDS OF SUMMER CONCERT SERIES WILL RETURN in 2016!!The series will start on June 29th, at 6pm at Veterans Park. The group "Shadow's of the 60's" is a Motown Tribute Band with Fireworks after the show. Click Here for a full list of events

These funds are raised at two golf outings, our summer program book and outdoor stage advertising. ......More Information

2016 FARMERS MARKET
AT THE RECREATION CENTER

Mayor Amato and Berkeley Township Recreation are pleased to announce the Return of the Summer Famers Market. Berkeley Farm Market Returns for 2016 Tuesday, May 10 from 10AM to 4PM. This year the Market will be located at the Recreation Center 630 Route 9, in Bayville, on Tuesdays from May to October from 10 am and 4 pm. ......More Information

RESIDENTIAL DOCUMENT SHREDDING PROGRAM

This FREE service is sponsored by the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders and residents of Ocean County can utilize any of sites. The Shredding Truck will be at the Berkeley Township Public Works Garage, 630 Pinewald-Keswick Road (across the street from Town Hall & the Police Station) on Saturday, June 25, 2016 from 9am to 1 pm. Please call our Public Works Department at 732-349-4616 if you have any questions regarding the program.

CLICK HERE FOR ALL Ocean County Document Shredding Sites

Poles and Posters Don’t Mix

Mayor Amato would like residents to be aware if you are planning to use a sign to publicize any activity, please post it on a stake, not on a utility pole. Nails, staples or other fasteners used to attach signs to poles can be hazardous to JCP&L workers who must climb these poles to repair or maintain equipment. In addition, state law prohibits the posting of signs or outdoor advertising on any utility poles.

If you want to advertise your event, get permission from property owners to post your signs on stakes, and check with Berkeley Township's Zoning Officer on any regulations about posting signs. ......More Information

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

    Drinking Water Quality Reports
    and Fact Sheets on Lead

    SUEZ WATER COMPANY– (United Water) SERVING THE HOLIDAY CITY, SILVER RIDGE PARK & MANITOU PARK SECTIONS .....SUEZ WATER LEAD FACT SHEET

    SUEZ WATER QUALITY REPORT TOMS RIVER

    SUEZ WATER QUALITY REPORT NOW AVAILABLE ON LINE.. .....More

    AQUA NEW JERSEY– SERVING PORTIONS OF THE BAYVILLE SECTION AQUA NEW JERSEY LEAD FACT SHEET

    AQUA NEW JERSEY WATER QUALITY REPORT

    BERKELEY TOWNSHIP M.U.A. – SERVING PORTIONS OF BAYVILLE SECTION BERKELEY MUA WATER QUALITY REPORT

    NEW JERSEY AMERICAN WATER – SERVING THE PELICAN ISLAND SECTION NEW JERSEY AMERICAN WATER LEAD FACT SHEET

    NEW JERSEY AMERICAN WATER QUALITY REPORT

    SHORE WATER COMPANY– SERVING THE SOUTH SEASIDE PARK SECTION AWAITING INFORMATION

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    FEMA & Sandy Disaster Information
    IMPORTANT FEMA LINKS
  • www.floodsmart.gov
  • Information regarding the National Flood Insurance Program

  • FEMA Website
  • Information regarding the National Flood Insurance Program

    Registered w/FEMA-STAY In Touch

    Mayor Amato urges residents who registered with FEMA by the May 1st deadline to keep their FEMA ID numbers and stay in touch with FEMA. Disaster assistance may be available for LOSSES NOT COVERED BY INSURANCE. Survivors should get in touch with FEMA as soon as they receive their insurance settlement. Be sure to have the registration number FEMA assigned to your application at hand. Survivors who registered for disaster assistance before the May 1 deadline may check the status of their applications online at www.disasterassistance.gov or call the FEMA Helpline, 800-621-3362, as soon as receive their insurance settlement. If you received a letter from FEMA saying you were not eligible for assistance, one reason may be that you had not yet received an insurance settlement and it could not be factored into your application. ..More.

    Disaster Legal Response Program: Volunteer Lawyers for Justice, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, is providing direct legal assistance to the victims of Super Storm Sandy. Volunteer attorneys provide limited legal assistance and advice to all storm survivors. Case descriptions for clients requiring additional legal assistance and who meet VLJ's financial eligibility guidelines are sent to volunteer attorneys via a weekly case list email. The most commonly encountered legal issues include insurance, FEMA, landlord tenant and contractor issues. Please call VLJ's toll free disaster hotline at (855) 301-2525.

    Hurricane Sandy Legal Assistance Project Mayor Amato would like to share with residents contact information for the Hurricane Sandy Legal Assistance Project Legal Services of New Jersey:

    Fax: (732) 572-0066

    Hurricane Sandy Legal Assistance Hotline: (888) 222-5765

    Legal Services of NJ website

    Preliminary FEMA Maps RELEASED
  • Base Flood Elevation(BFE) Address Lookup Tool
  • Fema Interactive Map of the Jersey Shore, Type your address in the upper right hand corner
  • FLOOD INSURANCE AND MITIGATION HELPLINE Mayor Amato would like residents to know if you have questions about the National Flood Insurance Program and mitigation techniques, FEMA has set up a helpline to call to get the most up-to-date information. The number is 1-877-287-9804 ....More

    05-20-2014 JERSEY CENTRAL POWER & LIGHT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION OR REBUILDING

    To accommodate rebuilding efforts and provide guidance in those areas where customers may have to raise their homes up in compliance with the new FEMA standards,
  • .... Click Here For the Full Details
  • "ReNew Jersey Stronger" Housing Recovery Center For more information on the "reNew Jersey Stronger" initiative, including details about the application process, determination of eligibility, and award calculation, visit www.renewjerseystronger.org or call the hotline number 1-855-SANDYHM (1-855-726-3946). The Ocean County Housing Recovery Center that will open is located at: 750 Vassar Avenue, Lakewood, NJ.

    New Jersey' Clean Energy Program - Energy Incentives Mayor Amato would like to remind residents of the New Jersey' Clean Energy Program's enhanced incentives for High Efficiency Appliances for Storm Victims. Berkeley Township is designated as a "major" damaged area impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Because of this designation, Berkeley residents may be eligible for enhanced incentives on high efficiency equipment/appliances. ...More

    Ocean County’s Long Term Recovery Group Mayor Amato urges residents who are still financially struggling from Superstorm Sandy to reach out to Ocean County’s Long Term Recovery Group.
  • ...More Information
  • Homes For All, Inc. has grant funds available for re-building. Contact 732-286-7929. ....Click Here for More Information

  • NJ Dept of Community Affairs rebuilding restoration guidelines for Sandy Victims NJ DCA Division of Codes Webpage
  • Mayor Amato Announces Emergency Notification System Mayor Amato has introduced an emergency notification system (CODE RED) to alert residents and inform them in emergency situations. Click here to Sign-up

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    Emergency Management & Weather
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