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Press Releases

FREE Rabies Vaccination Clinic
Saturday, October 22

Berkeley Township will hold its annual FREE rabies vaccination clinic on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the Bayville First Aid Squad building at the corner of Station Road and Route 9 in Bayville. 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. Our next scheduled Rabies clinic is:
  • Date: Saturday, October 22, 2016
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Place: Bayville First Aid Squad Building at the corner of Station Road and Route 9.
  • Licenses WILL NOT be sold.

    Accreditation Assessment Team
    Invites Public Comment

    (Berkeley Township, NJ) A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will arrive on Monday October 24th to examine all aspects of the Berkeley Township Police Department policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services Chief Karin T DiMichele announced today.

    “Verification by the team that the Berkeley Township Police meets the Commission’s “best practice” standards is part of a voluntary process to achieve accreditation, a highly prized recognition of law enforcement professional excellence”, Chief DiMichele said.

    As part of this final on-site assessment, employees and members of the general public are invited to provide comments to the assessment team. They may do so by telephone or email. The public may call 732-341-1132 x 2146 on Monday October 24th between the hours of 10:00AM – 12:00 PM. Email comments can be sent to

    Telephone comments are limited to 5 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with the NJSACOP standards. A copy of the standards is available for inspection at the Berkeley Township Police Department located at 631Pinewald- Keswick Rd . Please contact Detective Sergeant Peter La Rocca AT 732-341-1132 X 2117 More Information

    The Flu Ends with U!

    Mayor Amato would like residents to know that Berkeley Township will host a Flu Vaccination Clinic at the Municipal Building 627 Pinewald Keswick Road on 10/28/16 Friday from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Influenza and Pneumonia vaccinations are free if enrolled in Medicare Part B. If not enrolled in Medicare Part B, or you have a Medicare Managed Care Plan, the cost will be $20.00. Click Here for All of Ocean County Health Departments Vaccination Clincs and more Information

    Request for Proposals for 2017 Professional Services

    Pursuant to the provisions of the Resolution #16-422-R, this Notice shall serve as a “Request for Proposals” to all interested persons. The governing body intends to award contracts for the services enumerated on the attached “Schedule A” prior to January 7, 2017. All Proposals must be submitted to Gerd Trommer, Berkeley Purchasing Agent, at Berkeley Township Purchasing Department, 627 Pinewald-Keswick Road, P. O. Box B, Bayville, New Jersey, 08721, sealed proposals must be submitted to the Township Purchasing Agent on or before November 15, 2016, at or before 10:00 AM. The Township reserves the right to reject any proposals not received by that date and/or has not completed all forms. All proposals must include the following minimum information to be considered: More and the RFP package

    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

    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
  • FEMA Website
  • Information regarding the National Flood Insurance Program

    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
  • 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


    Emergency Notification System Mayor Amato reminds residents to sign up for Berkeley Township's emergency notification system (CODE RED) to alert residents and inform them in emergency situations. Click on the CODE RED Logo to sign up

    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

  • 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.