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Other Relevant Borough Information2024-01-02T14:41:15-05:00

Dogs & Cats

Dogs and cats must be licensed. Dogs must be on a leash when not confined. Droppings must be cleaned up immediately by person in charge of dog.
Dogs are not permitted on the beach, except from 7:00 p.m. to sunset.


All parking fees are now paid through ParkMobile. More detailed information can be found on our Parking Page

Paid parking is in effect from 10AM through 9PM May 1st through October 1st. The 95th Street beach lot, only, hours 10AM to 5PM May 1st through October 1st. Three(3) hour parking is available on designated streets, Four (4) hour parking is available at (2) lots on the North side of 96th street West of 3rd Avenue, and One (1) lot on the South side of 97th street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues and the Borough Hall parking lot.

Parking Permits are available in the Borough Clerk’s office at the cost of $250 per season. These permits are good in designated lots only.


Riders must obey all traffic rules. No person shall ride a bicycle or skateboard on the roadway in the business district from the last Saturday in June through Labor Day between 6:00 p.m. and midnight. No bicycles, skateboards, roller blades, or scooters are allowed on the sidewalk in the business district at any time.


If there is noise you find objectionable, please call the Police Department while it is occurring. If there is a violation, you may be required to sign a formal complaint. Your cooperation and respect of others is greatly appreciated.

Borough Tax and Utility Bills

These bills may be paid in person at Borough Hall Tax Office. Call 368-4223 for information.


Our supply continues to be adequate in quality and quantity. Conservation is requested, however. For billing questions call the Utilities Office, 368-4223. For service questions call Public Works, 368 7311.

Yard Sales

Please register with the Borough Clerk at least 24 hours prior to the sale. You can have two sales per year, each for no more than two consecutive days.


We have a well-rounded program of activities beginning the first week in June. For more information booklets are available at the reception desk in Borough Hall, or call 368-1210 (summer) or click on this recreation link.

For Your Fitness Lifestyle

Visit Chelsea Place Park, 105th -106th streets, between Second and Third Avenues. Track for jogging/walking, 7 laps make a mile. Fitness stations for circuit training. Bocce & Volleyball courts.

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Beach Tag Information

All persons 12 and over must display tags Saturday of Memorial Weekend to Monday of Labor Day Weekend, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Seasonal tags through May 31st $32
  • Seasonal tags beginning June 1st $40
  • Weekly tags (Saturday – Saturday) $17
  • Daily tags $8
  • Seasonal, weekly and daily tags may be purchased from inspectors on the beach or from the Beach Tag Office during the summer season.
  • To purchase tags by mail, send check with name and address and the number of tags desired.

Tags will be held under your name at the Beach Tag Office located at:

  • Stone Harbor Beach Patrol Building
  • 95th Street & the Beach
  • (609) 368-6805


General Beach Information

Protected bathing beaches are 81st, 83rd, 86th, 87th, 90th, 93rd, 94th, 95th, 96th, 100th, 102nd, 103rd, 105th, 108th, 110th, 112th, 113th, 116th, 117th, 120th and 122nd.

Swimming, rafts, and surfboards are permitted at designated beaches only. Swimming and rafting beaches are all designated beaches except 81st, 86th, 105th, 110th, 112th, and 122nd Streets. The use of surfboards (with leases attached) are permitted at the beaches at 81st and 110th Streets only. Kayaks are permitted at 122nd Street through 126th Street only, and life jackets must be worn at all times while in the water.

The following are prohibited on the beach:

  • Picnics
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Fires
  • Glass Bottles
  • Sleeping from sunset to sunrise

SAILCRAFT must be licensed and beached at designated areas only

Vehicles are permitted on the beach by permit only from October 1 through March 31st. For information regarding permits, call 368-5102. Permits are issued the day after Labor Day until March the following year.

DOGS ON THE BEACH. Dogs are permitted on the beach from 7:00p.m. to sunset from the Friday before Memorial Day through Labor Day. Dogs are permitted on the beach at any time from the day after Labor day through the Thursday before Memorial Day.  All dogs must be leashed at all times. Dogs and other pets are not permitted at the Stone Harbor Point at any time.

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Open containers are not permitted on the streets, or on the beach or in any vehicle

Senior Call-In Service2018-07-30T20:21:06-04:00

Persons who intend to reside in Stone Harbor on a year-round basis should be aware of our Senior Call-In Service. Call the Police Department at 368-2111 for more information

Property Checks2018-06-07T18:34:15-04:00

A form is available at the Police Department or just use  opens in a new windowthis link to print out a form. Use it to register your heater light and identify parties to be notified in case of an emergency in your residence.

False Alarms2018-06-07T18:32:24-04:00

An ordinance requires that a list of contact people be filed with the police Department if your residence contains a burglar, fire or other alarm. Penalties have been established for more than two false alarms at one premise in a calendar year. For more information, contact the Police Department at 368-2111.

*Rules and regulations regarding detachable trailers2018-06-07T18:30:18-04:00
Telephone Numbers2018-06-07T18:29:02-04:00
Police – Fire – Rescue EMERGENCY ONLY 911
Non-Emergency 368-2111
Borough Hall General Information 368-5102
Public Works (Trash/Recycle) 368-7311
Tax Assessor 368-6812
Tax & Utilities Collection 368-4223
Construction Official 368-6814
Zoning Officer 368-6813
Municipal Court 368-2411
Library 368-6809
Emergency Management/Weather 368-8900

Stone Harbor, NJ 08247
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The Stone Harbor Seniors are a social organization that meets weekly on Wednesday’s 1PM-3PM (fun days as we call them) to promote friendships and have activities such as Bingo and Bridge and any other board games that you might be interested in. We meet at the American Legion Post 331 located on 117th street and Second Ave in Stone Harbor. The Stone Harbor seniors welcome all seniors in the area to participate in our weekly activities and bus trips. Seniors that are seasonal are invited to participate also.

The Seniors sponsor:
-The first Wednesday of each month visiting area restaurant for lunch.
-Once or twice a year bus trips to Atlantic City for lunch and a show.
-Halloween Party
-Christmas Party

Gone Green

√  Today I agree to embrace my responsibility to help improve the environment. I pledge to directly impact the Earth’s Health by making environmentally responsible choices everyday. My pledge is to… [hr] 

Increase Resource Efficiency

  • Turn off lights, computers, and electronics when not in use
  • Use rechargeable batteries
  • Set electronics to use energy saver features and replace incandescent lights
  • Save water with low flow shower heads and other water saving products
  • Purchase Energy Star or other types of energy rated products
  • Use email instead of the mail
  • Use both sides of paper when making copies
  • Walk whenever possible
  • Ride bikes or bike share
  • Car pool or car share
  • Re-think transportation methods and use public transit whenever possible

Choose to Re-Use

  • Use reusable mugs (coffee, soda, etc…)
  • Use reusable bags instead of plastic
  • Pack lunches in reusable containers
  • Buy products made from recycled materials
  • Print drafts on the back side of used paper
  • Make notepads from used paper
  • Donate used equipment and furniture
  • Compost organic materials


  • Recycle plastic, paper, glass, aluminum, and cardboard
  • Recycle disposable batteries
  • Recycle toner cartridges and replace with recycled cartridges
  • Use paper made from recycled materials

Reduce harmful impacts on the environment

  • Reduce pollution
  • Reduce energy consumption
  • Reduce waste
  • Purchase products from companies that reduce pollution, waste, and energy consumption
  • Adjust thermostats
  • Wash clothes in cold water

Use Education as a Tool

  • Learn more about being Green by participating in Green/Sustainable training programs and classes
  • Apply green concepts at home and with members of your family
  • Investigate new technologies and ways to help the environment
  • Help your school, university or community organize events that teach others Green concepts and practices [hr]

Choose whatever initiatives that best fit with your lifestyle. The most important thing is for everyone to commit to doing something to improve the environment in the communities in which they live, work, and recreate.

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