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Borough of Lavallette

Boating Safety ManualExternal Link Pdf File


imageOcean County Pump Out Boats Downloadable Brochure
Pdf File
WebsiteExternal Link



NJSP Marine Services
New Jersey State Police Marine ServicesExternal Link


Unites States Coast Guard
www.uscg.milExternal Link




Navigation Bullet Borough Boat Ramp

Boat Ramp
Located at the base of the bridge to West Point Island
Bay Boulevard & New Brunswick Avenues
(Photo taken 4/2/19)
 Gps 39.968195, -74.075333

Ramp is Concrete
Prior to Purchasing Permit Check That Ramp Is Adequate For Your Needs!

A separate sticker is required for any motor drawn vehicle or trailer parked in any of the Municipal parking lots on the bay front and allows use of the municipal boat ramp. Trailer Stickers are $50.00 and are to be permanently affixed. Stickers are available at the Beach Badge Office. 732-793-2111

Memorial Day Weekend Through Labor Day Weekend Trailer stickers are required.

Commercial Trailer Stickers are available for $100.00 and are required all year.

List of other boat ramps in the state Pdf File
Please Note The Number for Lavallette Ramp Listed Incorrectly In Above PDF.
The phone number for the boat ramp is the beach badge office number 732-793-2111


Navigation Bullet Lavallette Yacht Club

Lavallette Yacht Club
PO Box 321
Lavallette NJ 08735
www.lavalletteyc.orgExternal Link


Navigation Bullet Seaside Bridge to Close for Navigation on and off through 2018

Seaside Bridge to Close for Navigation Next Year - According to a notice from the U.S Coast Guard, effective December 1, 2015 to March 31, 2018, the Coast Guard will temporarily modify the operating schedule that governs the opening of the RT. 37 Bridge across Barnegat Bay, at Seaside Heights, NJ. Over the span of two and a half years, the bridge will be closed to navigation for three, four-month closure periods.  Extensive replacement of parts and repairs to the bridge necessitate these closures. For a copy of the notice, click here. Link Pdf File


Navigation Bullet Wet Debris from Super Storm Sandy

As of January 1, 2014, the State has completed its 10-month FEMA-funded effort to remove Superstorm Sandy debris from the State’s waterways.  As part of this project, State contractors removed: 106,353 cubic yards (CY) of debris from the waters of the State, including 195 vessels/vehicles; 160,000 CY of sediment from 27 severely impacted marinas, and 323,214 CY of sediment from backbay “overwash” areas. We appreciate the assistance, cooperation and support of New Jersey’s municipalities, counties, residents, businesses and other interested parties.

Borough Wet Debris Situation Reports Page


Navigation Bullet Boats & Personal Water Craft on Barnegat Bay

If you are operating a personal watercraft (Jet Ski, Wave Runner, etc.), or a power vessel on the waters of the State of New Jersey you are required to possess a New Jersey boat safety certificate.

Out-of-state residents are not exempt from the education requirement listed above; however, the law states that an out-of-State resident who is at least 16 years of age and who will be in this State for less than 90 days may operate a power vessel on the waters of the State of New Jersey if they possess a boat safety certificate issued by their state of residence, or if they possess written proof of successful completion of a boat safety course approved by another state, the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators(N.A.S.B.L.A.) or the United States Coast Guard.


Navigation Bullet No Wake Zones

No Wake Zone"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 vessels wake. Remember to obey No Wake Zones in and out of the Borough lagoons and surrounding bay front areas.


Navigation Bullet Pump Out Boats

The pump out boats typically operate Memorial Day weekend through the end of September. The boats are in service Friday through Monday from 10:00am to 6:00pm and can be contacted on the Marine VHF Radio Channel 9 by identifying the boat, its location and service requested. The boats are also in operation on holidays and special events. There is no charge for the service.

WebsiteExternal Link

The pump-out boats usually develop a routine schedule and sometimes pump-outs can be reserved in advance.

"Circle of Life" and "Water Warrior"External Link
Borough of Seaside ParkExternal Link: 732-793-3700.

Operates in central Barnegat Bay off of Island Beach State Park and the busy Tices Shoal area.

"Waste Watcher" and "Bay Sweeper"External Link
Tuckerton SeaportExternal Link: 609-296-8868.

Services the Little Egg Harbor Bay area from the bridge southwards to the Little Egg Harbor and Great Bay waters.

"Bay Saver" and Bay Defender
Brick TownshipExternal Link Public Works, 732-262-1085.
Captains' cell phone: 732-779-5876

This pump out boat services the northern Barnegat Bay and tidal portions of the Metedeconk River.

"Bay Sweeper"
Brick TownshipExternal Link Public Works, 732-262-1085.
Captains' cell phone: 732-779-5876

The newest Ocean County pumpout boat, the Bay Sweeper, is operated by the Tuckerton Seaport in addition to the Waste Watcher II, servicing the open public water of southern Barnegat Bay, Little Egg Harbor and Great Bay, where pumpout services have been in high demand.


Navigation Bullet Interactive Website For New Jersey Boaters


Boaters across New Jersey will have easier access to information about best boating practices, fishing regulations and other vital and helpful facts through, a new website launched by members of the New Jersey's Clean Vessel Act Program, which includes the Department of Environmental Protection. is a comprehensive, easy- to-use, interactive website that links visitors to a wealth of New Jersey boating information. The site contains extensive information about the New Jersey CVA Program, including pumpout station locations -- contact information, water depth at pumpout sites and GPS coordinates -- as well as additional information to assist boaters, such as locations and availability of public boat ramps, best boating practices and state fishing regulations. Visit www.NJBoating.orgExternal Link


To access the green boating component of Governor's Christie's Comprehensive 10-Point Barnegat Bay Plan, visit: Link


Navigation Bullet New Jersey State Police Marine Services Bureau

NJ Map of NJSP Marine Stations

Contact A Station

Marine stations may be contacted via Marine VHF Radio Channel 16 or at the following telephone numbers:

  • Atlantic City Station (609)441-3586
  • Bivalve Station (856)785-1330
  • Burlington Station (609)387-1221
  • Lake Hopatcong Station (973)663-3400
  • Monmouth Station (732)842-5171
  • Newark Bay Station (973)578-8173
  • North Wildwood Station (609)522-0393
  • Ocean Station (609)693-8371
  • Point Pleasant Station (732)899-5050

New Jersey State Police Marine ServicesExternal Link