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*UPDATED MAY 11th, 2020*

Which Beaches on LBI are Open?

We have gotten many inquiries regarding beach openings, short-term rental bans, and beach badges for the 2020 season. Please see the following information for an overview of each town’s status as of May 11th, 2020. Please do not swim at any LBI beach at this time – regularly scheduled lifeguards are not yet on duty as of this posting. If you have any questions about a specific town’s plans, rules, or beach patrol, please visit their website for the most updated information.

 

Barnegat Light

Beaches: Open to the public in Barnegat Light.

Beach Badges: Click HERE for information on Barnegat Light Beach Badges.

Rentals: No Current Ban on Short-Term Rentals in Barnegat Light.

Pets on Beach: Pets are not allowed on the beach until the fall in Barnegat Light (April 15th is the town’s seasonal cut-off date for this).

Click Here For The Barnegat Light Municipal Website

 

Beach Haven

Beaches: Open to the public in Beach Haven.

Beach Badges: Click HERE for information on Beach Haven Beach Badges.

Rentals: There is a Short-Term Rental Ban in effect in Beach Haven until June 1st, 2020

Pets on Beach: Pets are allowed on the beach in Beach Haven until May 14th, 2020.

Click Here For The Beach Haven Municipal Website

 

Harvey Cedars

Beaches: Open to the public in Harvey Cedars.

Beach Badges: Click HERE for information on Harvey Cedars Beach Badges.

Rentals: The short-term rental ban ended on May 1st. There is currently no ban on Short Term Rentals in Harvey Cedars.

Pets on Beach: Pets are allowed on the beach in Harvey Cedars until May 30th.

Click Here For The Harvey Cedars Municipal Website

 

Long Beach Township

Beaches: Open To The Public in Long Beach Township.

Beach Badges: Click HERE for information on Long Beach Township Beach Badges.

Rentals: There is a Short-Term Rental Ban in effect in Long Beach Township until June 1st, 2020.

Pets on Beach: Pets are allowed on the beach in Long Beach Township until May 15th.

The following areas are included in Long Beach Township: High Bar Harbor, Loveladies, North Beach, Brant Beach, Beach Haven Crest, Brighton Beach, Peahala Park, Beach Haven Park, Haven Beach, The Dunes, Beach Haven Terrace, Beach Haven Gardens, Bay Vista, Spray Beach, North Beach Haven, Beach Haven Heights, Silver Sands, Beach Haven Inlet, and Holgate (this information is available at lbtbp.com)

Click here to see the Long Beach Township Municipal Website

 

Ship Bottom

Beaches: Open To The Public in Ship Bottom.

Beach Badges: Click HERE for information on Ship Bottom Beach Badges.

Rentals: There is a Short-Term Rental Ban in effect in Ship Bottom until May 15th, 2020.

Pets on Beach: Pets are not allowed on the beach until the fall in Ship Bottom (April 30th is the town’s seasonal cut-off date for this).

Click here to see the Ship Bottom Municipal Website

 

Surf City

Beaches: Open To The Public in Surf City.

Beach Badges: Click HERE for more information on Surf City Beach Badges.

Rentals: At this time, there is no ban on Short-Term Rentals in Surf City.

Pets on Beach: Pets are not allowed on the beach until the fall in Surf City (April 30th is the town’s seasonal cut-off date for this).

Click here to see the Surf City Municipal Website

 

Short Term Rentals

As an organization, we do not facilitate individual rentals. Please refer to your existing rental agreement and contact the rental agency you booked with for specifications on refunds or cancellations.

 

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  • Margie Kyser
    Reply

    I’m curious why I can make a reservation in May at the Sea Shell Motel if there is a rental ban until June 1st in Beach Haven?

    • Admin (C)
      Reply

      Hi Margie! Beach Haven’s Short Term Rental Ban does not apply to non-residential properties.

      • Helene Pelowitz
        Reply

        What rules are in effect in Holgate?

        • Admin (C)
          Reply

          Hello! Holgate is a part of Long Beach Township. Please refer to the section on Long Beach Township for more information.

  • Kathie Fording
    Reply

    when can I pick up BH badges (non-commemorative) at the Centre Street location? Will that location be open starting this weekend, May 8/9/10? If not, when?

    • Admin (C)
      Reply

      Hello! The Beach Haven Badge office will be open starting in Mid-June. You may also call 609-492-0111 X210 for more information.

  • Melanie
    Reply

    Are we required to wear masks on the beach?

    • Admin (C)
      Reply

      At this time, masks are recommended in public any time that you are within 6ft of another person.

  • C.KEVIN grim
    Reply

    when will i be able to swim and sunbathe in beach haven ?

    • Admin (C)
      Reply

      The beaches are currently open to the public in Beach Haven. Lifeguards are not on duty yet so swimming is not recommended.

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