October 30, 2014
National Flood Insurance Program
and Implementation of the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability
Act and the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act
The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Flood
Insurance Program (NFIP) is providing information on additional
steps underway to implement changes to the program as a result of
the 2012 and 2014 flood insurance reform legislation. The guidance
on the changes being implemented will bring rates into compliance
with the new laws beginning April 1, 2015.
October 7, 2014
Important notice regarding Home Elevation
Governor Christie signed a law requiring home
elevation contractors to register with the New Jersey Division of
Consumer Affairs. The law defines home elevation as raising an
entire residential or non-commercial structure to a higher level
above the ground. The law requires that persons who offer to
perform, engage in or attempt to engage in the business of home
elevations are registered with the Division as home elevation
contractors, on and after October 1, 2014, and that the registration
is in effect and certified to when applying for a permit to perform
a home elevation. More
October 1 , 2014
Important Notice for Online Banking Users
Make Sure Account information is accurate.
transitioning to receiving Online Banking Payments Electronically.
Rendering of the New Municipal Building / Police Department
Click on the picture for larger version.
Click here for photos of the construction
Aerobics Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 4pm
Tuesday, Thursday 9:15am - Union Church
Tai-Chi Tuesday 10am Lavallette First Aid Squad
Tuesday & Thursday 7:30pm Union Church
Zumba Monday 6pm Lavallette
Thursday 6:00pm Union Church
Classes are $3 Donation Per-Person, Per-Class.
35 Reconstruction Project
We have setup a page
at lavallette.org for updates and alerts, as we receive them
they will be posted to the Rt35
Reconstruction Project Page.
NJDOT Route 35
Hot Line: 732-230-7356
Visit the Rt35 Reconstruction Project Page
Borough of Lavallette Tree Lighting
Friday December 5, 2014
Beginning at 7pm @ at the
Lavallette School. Refreshments after compliments of the Lavallette Business Association.
Bring your camera for pictures with Santa
Lavallette Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary
Wreath and Poinsettia Sale
December 5, 2014 & December 5, 2014
for your support of The Lavallette Fire Company
2nd Annual Hometown Christmas Weekend
Lavallette / Ugly Christmas Sweater Run
December 6, 2014
Recreation Bus Trip
To New York City
Wednesday December 10, 2014
Saturday December 13, 2014
On both trips the bus will leave
passengers near Ticketron, Times Square & Radio City Music Hall.
Beach Buggy Permits
Lavallette Borough Hall Temporary Trailer
- Friday 9am-4pm for rules, regulations, and application
Beach Access Open Weekdays
September 16 - October 1 Then 7 Days a week.
can sign up for E-bills, Get Their Account Summary, Sign up for energy saving
E-tips, Pay their Bill and more.
Jersey Natural Gas
Need Help with your Natural Gas Bills?
Follow this link to the New Jersey Natural Gas site for payment assistance
The SAVEGREEN project,
rebates and incentives available to residents who upgrade to
Emergency Notification System gives those in charge of Public
Safety a chance to reach out to the public in case of an emergency
Click Here to get more
information and sign up.
Lavallette First Aid
Lavallette First Aid Squad is looking for members to who want
to join the squad. All training is provided and no
experience is necessary. Training such as CPR, EMT is provided
at no charge. More
Everyone 16 or older must register and carry the printed registration
with them when fishing.
All saltwater anglers and
for-hire vessel operators will now be able to register
through the no-fee State system rather than the fee-based
federal system. Anglers still must register with the state
system even if already registered with the federal system.
Those who fish from a for-hire
party or charter fishing vessel that is registered with the
New Jersey Saltwater Recreational Registry Program are not required
to file for an individual registration.
To learn more
about the registry and register,
Important Update - Preliminary Maps:
The Preliminary Map information is now available
on the FEMA Region 2 Coastal Website:
The issuance of the Preliminary Flood Map is the next phase in the
process of adopted the new official Flood Insurance Rate Maps.
Also provided is a link to a municipal official’s PDF
presentation which provides information regarding the
Rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy Building Safer and Stronger
Fact sheet, dated March, 2013, about the Biggert-Waters 2012
of Lavallette Flags
have received a new order of Borough of Lavallette flags they are
available for purchase at
Lavallette Borough Hall Temporary Trailer
for $25 each.
Page for Hurricane preparedness information.
Ocean County Costal Evacuation Map
In the event of an evacuation follow arrows on signs posted around town.
Don't Feed The
White plastic bags are prohibited by ordinance to be left at
the curb for pickup. The gulls attack these bags easily and
create an unsanitary mess. Please use appropriate containers
with lids or dark colored, heavy gauge, plastic bags for
For your convenience, the
Lavallette Recycling Center located at the
Public Works Complex accepts regular
household waste from 7am to 2:45pm every day. Please
consider using this service to keep our streets and town
Manasquan to Barnegat Inlet Federal
Beachfill Crossover Plan
The NJ Department of Environmental Protection
has provided the Borough with the Federal Beachfill Crossover
Plan. Attached is a copy of the plan that includes the proposed
beach access points.
More detailed plans are
available to view at the Borough Hall Temporary Trailer
Lavallette Firehouse Parking Lot Trailer # 1
No Wake Zones
"No wake" is defined as "The slowest possible speed required in order to
maintain steerage and headway."
In New Jersey, it is unlawful to
operate any vessel or personal watercraft (PWC) at greater than "no wake"
speed when within 200 feet or less of docks, marinas, piers, or wharfs.
Vessel operators are responsible for any property damage caused by their
Remember to obey No Wake Zones in and out of the Borough
lagoons and surrounding bay front areas.
Prescription Drug Drop Off Sites
“Project Medicine Drop” is to encourage the public to discard
outdated or unused prescription medications. The drop boxes accept
solid pharmaceuticals such as pills, capsules, patches, inhalers,
and pet medications. They cannot accept syringes or liquids.
Ocean County Locations:
Seaside Heights Police
Toms River Police Department
More Info and Locations
Flushing unused medicines or throwing them down a sink contaminates waterways.
The Lavallette Police Department would like to notify any
resident who signed up to be on the "No Solicitation" List,
to please contact the police department to place your name
on the list. Unfortunately the list was not kept in digital
form at the time of Super Storm Sandy and was lost in the
storm. We apologize for this inconvenience, and encourage
all homeowners who wish to be on the "No Solicitation" list
to contact the Police Department to be placed on the list.
Businesses in Lavallette are required to register with the Borough of
Lavallette and submit a floor plan to the clerks office.
the Registered Businesses Page for more information
about Business Registration and its benefits. Only registered businesses
are listed in the Borough of Lavallette calendar and other printed
Click here for Super Storm Sandy
Timeline of Events.
Important Notice for
Online Banking Users
Make Sure Account information is
accurate. We are transitioning to receiving Online Banking Payments
Borough of Lavallette “AutoPay”
for our Automatic Payment Plan and have your bills automatically paid
on the due date!
New E-Bills are now available for your utility bills.
E-Bills are available with or without AutoPay. The provided bills
include more account information then we can currently print on the
postcard size bills.