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Borough of Seaside Heights
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Seaside Heights, NJ 08751

Telephone: 732-793-9100
Fax: 732-793-0319
Code/Building Dept. Direct Line: 732-793-9101

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Announcements for 2014

Property Tax Bills Delayed

September 1st, 2014

The municipal budget was adopted August 18th and approved by the Ocean County Tax Board.  We anticipate that the NJ Department of Community Affairs will approve our tax rate this week and that property tax bills will be mailed later this week.

Seaside Heights Lifeguards Post-Labor Day Schedule

August 30th, 2014

Seaside Heights lifeguards will be on duty after Labor Day on weekends through September 21st.  Please swim only when lifeguards are on duty and only at designated swimming areas.

Beach badges will not be required after Labor Day, but swimming is only permitted when lifeguards are on duty.


Mayor Ken Hershey

August 3rd, 2014

Ken Hershey has been more than just a political figure in our town of Seaside Heights: he has been a friend, a father, and a leader, and we announce his passing with the deepest sorrows.

The Asbury Park Press Obituary is as follows:

P. Kenneth Hershey of Seaside Heights, NJ died on Wednesday July 30, 2014 at his home. He was born in Spring Lake, NJ and was life-long resident of Seaside Heights, NJ.

Ken was an integral part of Seaside Heights where he owned and operated several businesses and was involved in all aspects of the community. He was a school board member, a councilman and then finally mayor for many years. He was also a member of the Seaside Heights Volunteer Fire Dept. Station #44, The Ocean County Republican Club, The Seaside Heights Property Owners and The Seaside Heights Fishing Club.

He was predeceased by his parents Paul and Mabel Hershey and his brother Jack Hershey.

Surviving are his four children Steven Hershey and his wife Debbie of Ocean City, MD, Gail Hershey of Pelican Island, NJ, Cara Hershey and her Fiancé Chris Anthony of Seaside Park, NJ and Erik Hershey of Seaside Heights, NJ, one brother Richard Hershey of Colorado and five grandchildren Nichole, Sean, Michael, Chrissy and Madyson and three four legged grand dogs Larry, Lloyd and She-She.

Family will receive friends on Wednesday August 6, 2014 from 2-5 & 7-9pm at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals 809 Central Ave. Seaside Park, NJ. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday August 7, 2014 11am at the Carteret Ave. stage in Seaside Heights, NJ. Committal will follow to Ocean County Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Seaside Heights Volunteer Fire Dept. Station #44 P.O. Box 386 Seaside Heights, NJ (


Upcoming Borough Meetings

July 27th, 2014

Borough Council meetings:  Caucus meeting and closed executive session @ 4:00 pm  followed by the regular meeting @ 5:00 pm

Wednesday nights - August 6th, August 20th, September 3rd, and September 17th

Planning Board meetings:  6:00 pm – Council Chambers @ Boro Hall

Wednesday nights - August 27th, September 24th, October 22nd

Plan Review workshop meetings:  6:00 pm – Council Chambers @ Boro Hall

Monday nights -  August 4th, September 4th, September 29th

POASH meetings (Property Owners Association of Seaside Heights):  every first Friday of the month at the Community Center located @ 1000 Bay Blvd

2014 Movies & Concerts on the Beach

June 18th, 2014

See the 2014 Schedules Below! All movies start at dusk and concerts begin at 7. All of these are free events for all to enjoy!

2014 Beach Movie Schedule June/July

2014 Beach Movie Schedule August/September

2014 Beach Concert Schedule

Father’s Day Weekend 2014

June 15th, 2014

Happy Father’s Day to all our Dads and Grandfathers today! Check out some of our photos from the Sand Soccer Storm Tournament and Arts and Crafts Festival this weekend.

2014 Water Quality Report

March 27th, 2014

 2014 Seaside Heights Water Quality Report


February 7th, 2014

 Seaside Heights Strategic Marketing Plan

Parking Permits

January 26th, 2014

Parking permit applications are now available.

Parking Permit Application

Update on Events Center

January 20th, 2014

Read the full report based on the October 29, 2013 Community Charrette:
 Full Report (8 MB)

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