Reopening Rules & Regulations

June 29,2020: COVID-19 Protocols for Food & Beverage Establishments DOH Executive Directive No.20-019

June 9, 2020: Outdoor Display of Merchandise permit for retail businsses released. Fee waived for 2020.

June 8, 2020: Mayor Mark Walsifer issues Executive Order 2020-02, Temporary Outdoor Dining Rules


Daily Updates & Notices:

BEACH UPDATE: 5.21.2020 6:15pm

05.31.2020 4PM.

Beaches are open. 


Beaches are open

May 30, 2020
Beach Operations

Belmar Beach Operations were monitored by the Belmar Office of Emergency Management , Belmar Beach Operations Office ,Belmar Department of Public Works, Belmar Police Department, and the Belmar Fire Marshal's Office

At times it was found that beach occupancy levels began to get crowded.

Beach patrons were diverted to other beach entrances prior to any social distancing infractions.

Conditions were monitored throughout the day, and the following Drone pictures were taken at approximately 12:00pm, 3:00pm, and 6:00pm.

The Borough of Belmar thanks all of our residents, and guests for following social distancing guidelines. We would also like to remind all visitors that the use of recreational balls such as footballs, soccer balls , tennis balls , and or any ball or frisbee is prohibited pursuant to New Jersey State Executive Orders, and Beach regulations set forth.

We appreciate your continued cooperation , and support during these difficult and challenging times.


05.08.2020 - Rescinding Parking Declaration and Re-Opening Boardwalk Notice - CLICK TO VIEW!

5.22.2020 - BELMAR'S OEM Beach Operations Plan - CLICK TO VIEW

5.22.2020 - BELMAR'S OEM Letter to the business community - CLICK TO VIEW


Beach & Boardwalk:

The Beach and  Boardwalk are open. Social Distancing Guidelines are in place.

No Dogs on the beach or boardwalk
No bikes, Rollerblades, or skateboards on the boardwalk at anytime 

No volleyball or any type of ball playing.

The beach will be open for Memorial Day with guidelines to follow from the State of New Jersey


Beach Badges:

To assist us in complying with social distancing guidelines we will temporarily suspend the sale of season badges at 5:00pm on Friday, May 22, 2020. We will resume the sale of season badges on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at the Taylor Pavilion. Daily beach badges will go on sale May 23rd and will be on sale and required 7 days a week until Labor Day. 

 Daily beach badges are $9.00 per person and required for anyone over the age of 15. 

Season beach badges are on sale at Taylor Pavilion, 500 Ocean Avenue, 7 days a week, 9 am to 4 pm. Cash or check only. Regular season badge is $70.00, senior (65 or older) is $30.00, and disabled with proper ID is $30.00. 


If the beach is closed due to weather or capacity issues, there will be no refunds. All sales are final. 

Social Distancing Guidelines will be enforced. 

To assist with Social Distancing Guidelines, additional ticket booths will be added to the boardwalk, as well as two booths will be placed at the top of Silver Lake. 


Paid Parking East Side of Ocean Avenue Effective today May 8, 2020 

The East Side of Ocean Avenue is now paid parking. 

Visit the Parking Page for more Information


Silver Lake:

No bikes, skateboards on the path. Pedestrian Traffic Only.