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General Info2018-06-07T18:44:31+00:00
Telephone Numbers2018-06-07T18:29:02+00:00
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
*Rules and regulations regarding detachable trailers2018-06-07T18:30:18+00:00
False Alarms2018-06-07T18:32:24+00:00

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.

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

A form is available at the Police Department or just use this 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.

Call-In Service2018-06-07T18:34:56+00:00

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

Alcoholic Beverages2018-06-07T18:35:46+00:00

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

Beach and Ocean Activities2018-06-07T18:38:30+00:00

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 $23
  • Seasonal tags beginning June 1st $28
  • Weekly tags (Saturday – Saturday) $12
  • Daily tags $6
  • 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. All dogs must be leashed. Dogs and other pets are not permitted at the Stone Harbor Point at any time.

Trash and Recyclables2018-06-07T18:40:07+00:00

Trash & Recycle collected on the same day as follows, two times per week during the summer schedule noted below:

Winter Trash Schedule:

Effective September 11, 2017 through May 27, 2018 and September 16, 2018 through December 31, 2018

    • 80th to 93rd – Ocean to Bay
      (Pennsylvania, Linden, Sunset)….Monday
    • 94th to 104th – Ocean to Bay
      (Seng, Sunrise, Sunset, Berkley, Charles, Corinthian, Golden Gate)….Tuesday
    • 104th to 122nd – Ocean to Bay
      (Sunset, Chelsea, Paradise, Stone, Weber, Bower)….Wednesday

TRASH SCHEDULE SUMMER – Effective May 28, 2018 through September 15, 2018

    • 80th to 93rd – Ocean to Bay
      (Pennsylvania, Linden, Sunset) …. Monday and Thursday
    • 94th to 104th (300 and 400 blocks) – Ocean to Bay
      Seng, Sunrise, Sunset, Berkley, Charles, Corinthian, Golden Gate) …. Tuesday and Friday
    • 104th (100 and 200 blocks) to 122nd – Ocean to Bay
      (Sunset, Chelsea Place, Paradise, Stone, Weber, Bower) ….. Wednesday and Saturday
    • Beach and Street receptacles….Daily
    • Commercial – 6 days (Sunday by Request)
    • Trash in plastic bags must be placed in rigid receptacles with tight-fitting covers.
  • Do not place any trash or recyclables curbside! The Borough provides “rear yard” pickup. We ask that you put your address/house number on your trash cans and lids. It helps returning your cans/lids to your property shall they become airborne during any storm events in Stone Harbor.

SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING

RECYCLE ALL THE ITEMS BELOW IN ONE CONTAINER

All the recycled items below can now be placed in one container “INSTEAD” of placing commingle and paper in separate containers.  Plastic containers, steel (tin) cans, aluminum cans, glass, cardboard, magazines, news and other papers are placed in one recycling container.

PAPER * Newspapers
* Office Papers
* Junk Mail
* Magazines
* Shredded Paper (in a clear plastic bag)
* Telephone & Paper Books
* Cardboard and CLEAN pizza Boxes
* Dry Food Boxes (i.e. Cereal & Cracker)
* Beer & Soda Carriers
* Wrapping Paper
PLASTIC #1 through #7 Plastic Bottles & Containers including:
* Food & Beverage Containers (i.e. Margarine Tubs, Microwave Trays, Yogurt Containers)
* Health, Beauty & Cleaning Product Containers
* Other Rigid Plastic Containers including:
Buckets & Landscape Pots (Five (5) gallons in size or less)
METAL Food, Beverage & Aerosal Cans:
* Aluminum
* Steel (Tin)
GLASS Food & Beverage Containers including:
* Clear
* Green
* Brown Bottles, Jars & Jugs

DO NOT RECYCLE
Food Contaminated Boxes, Styrofoam Packaging, Polystyrene Egg Cartons, Wax-Coated Cardboard boxes, Window Glass, Beverage Cups, Paint Cans, PVC Pipes, Light Bulbs, Plastic Bags & Any items that contained chemical or hazardous products.

***SPECIAL NOTE FOR TRASH OR RECYCLE CONTAINERS***
MUST BE 32 GALLONS – 75 POUNDS MAX!

Homeowners must provide recycling information and containers for their tenants

Schedules may change due to manpower availability, legal holidays and weather conditions

 

 

Bundled Brush

Keep in rear yard near the trash area only (DO NOT PLACE AT THE CURB). Please bag al yard debris that is too hard to bundle. Call Public Works (368-7311) with address for pickup.

Bagged Grass Clippings

Includes bagged yard debris too hard to bundle. Keep in rear yard near trash area and call Public Works with address for pickup.

Clean Up Days

  • Monday, March 12th
  • Monday, May 14th
  • Monday, September 17th
  • Tuesday, October 9th

Curbside placement of old furniture, appliances and junk should be done within 72 hours prior to these dates. Construction debris will not be removed. Bulk trash cannot be set out at any other time (RGO 5-7.2).
For disposal of Household Hazardous Waste and Paint call 368-7311 for instructions.
 

Other Relevant Borough Information2018-06-07T18:43:33+00:00

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 from June 1 through September 30 except from 7:00 p.m. to sunset.

Parking

Parking meter fees are 25 cents per 15 minutes. Meters are 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. (3) hour meters are on designated streets, 4 hour meters at (2) lots on the North side of 96th street West of 3rd Avenue, and (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 $225 per season. These permits are good in designated lots only.

Bicycles

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.

Noise

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.

Water

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 sale per year, each for no more than two consecutive days.

Recreation

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.