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Borough Council Meetings Zoom

Next Work Meeting will be Tuesday 10/10/23
Next Council Meeting will be Wedneday 10/11/23

(Zoom information is posted on meeting dates)


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Municipal Court Zoom


10/4 @ 4pm (virtual session)

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UPDATE from Council President Barry Wieck:

The Run for the Fallen came through Pine Beach on Saturday, September 23. Service Men & Women ran from Cape May to north Jersey stopping to honor a fallen hero every mile with a flag a picture of the service person and a salute. Thank you to all the residents from Pine Beach, Pine Beach Volunteer Fire Dept. and Gold Star Mothers for showing up at the four Hero stops designated to us in Pine Beach. The rain did not dampen our spirits.










Recreation badges, parking passes, & ramp permits for 2023 are now available for purchase!
$10 recreation badge & parking ($5 senior)
$150 per year ramp fee (until April 15th)
$175 per year ramp fee (after April 15th)

*Recreation Badges can be used for beach, dock, and the new pickle ball courts!
Checks or cash accepted at Pine Beach Borough Hall! Stop by M-F 9am-4pm

2023 application


Tax Office

The Tax Collector would like to remind our tax payers that we can not accept post dated checks.




Dog & Cat License Information


Dog and Cat Licenses are due by March 31, 2023 and a $10 late fee will be applied beginning April 1st. To obtain a dog/cat license via mail or Borough Hall drop box include:

Proof of rabies vaccine or previous license, rabies vaccine must be good through November, 2023 to be acceptable.

A check payable to Borough of Pine Beach for (separate checks if you have both cats and dogs, please):

     $12.00 for a neutered dog with spaying certificate or $15.00 for an un-neutered dog.

     $12.00 for each neutered cat with spaying certificate or $15.00 for an un-neutered cat.

Please feel free to contact Borough Hall at 732-349-6425.

If you are mailing your application in for your dog or cat, please use this form:  Dog and Cat License Form (Form is not necessary if you are coming in person to license your pet)


Free Rabies Clinics – Ocean County Health Department (ochd.org)

The Borough of Pine Beach is excited to announce a new recycling app available for all platforms. Just download "Recycle Coach" from the App Store or Google Play and receive all of the trash and recycling information to your digital device. Receive up to date reminders regarding your pick up and answers to any questions on what is recyclable and where you can recycle it.

For more information or to download app, please follow link provided: https://app.my-waste.mobi/US/NJ/Pine_Beach


If any member of your household depends on electrically operated life-support equipment, please let us know by calling 1-800-662-3115. Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) will send you a form that must be completed and signed by your physician every year to verify that you have life-support.  When we receive your completed form, we will add your name to our critical care list. The list will be used during a power outage to contact all critical care customers by telephone if the outage may affect their electric service for more than 24 hours.  In addition, the list will be provided to county and municipal Offices of Emergency Management. 

There is no charge for this service. It’s also important that life-support customers have a contingency plan, such as a battery backup.  If you have any questions about our Critical Customer Care Program, or to sign up, please call 1-800-662-3115.  Critical Customer Care Program Form:  JCP&L Critical Care Form



New Jersey State Rebates - Property Tax Reimbursements

Two separate and distinct property tax relief programs are available to New Jersey homeowners through the State of New Jersey:

Senior Freeze Program 
(link: https://www.nj.gov/treasury/taxation/ptr/index.shtml )

Affordable New Jersey Communities for Homeowners and Renters (ANCHOR) (formerly Homestead Benefit Program)
(link: https://www.nj.gov/treasury/taxation/anchor/index.shtml )

For more information, please see the State Tax Relief webpage at https://www.nj.gov/treasury/taxation/relief.shtml




Pine Beach Home Improvement Program


Pine Beach is accepting names for participation in its municipally sponsored home improvement program for low and moderate-income families. 

Your name can be added to the waiting list by calling Pine Beach’s consultant, Affordable Housing Alliance, (732)389-2958.


Eligible home improvements include roofing, windows, electrical upgrades, heating systems, insulation, plumbing and any other health, safety or code violations.  The program is structured as a forgivable loan.  There are no monthly payments and no interest. The loan is forgiven after ten years.


The program is available for owner-occupied single-family homes, condominiums, townhomes and duplexes in which the owner occupies one of the units.

To be eligible to participate, your gross annual income (meaning pre-tax income) for all household members must be less than:



Applicants will be served on a first come first served basis.




Emergency Management Special Needs


In order to better serve the the residents of the Borough of Pine Beach in times of emergency, we are asking people who have special needs to fill out this form and return to the Borough Hall Office of Emergency Management. 



All information will be kept confidential.  If you have any questions, you may reach;

the Emergency Management Office at (732) 341-4613 or Borough Hall at (732) 349-6425.





Welcome to the Borough of Pine Beach.  We are a small residential community located along the banks of the Toms River.  Pine Beach is a great place to raise a family, with many schooling opportunities close by, or a great place to retire.  We are minutes to the ocean beaches and within easy commuting of New York City and Philadelphia.

The location of Pine Beach is a draw for many, but the real quality of our borough lies with its residents.  Our residents take pride and ownership in our borough.  This is evidenced by the number of citizens who volunteer for various projects including the annual Pine Beach 5k. (pinebeach5k.com). If you would like to volunteer for any activity please contact me, or anyone in borough hall.

We provide senior services with informational meetings, lunches, and breakfast.  Pine Beach also has numerous parks to stroll or run through, play soccer, baseball, or basketball.  Being located along the Toms River we also provide bathing beaches with lifeguards during the summer months.  For those into sailing or boating the Pine Beach Yacht Club (pbycnj.com) provides instructions for young and old.


I would invite you to take advantage of all that Pine Beach has to offer and to enjoy “the Pearl of the Toms River.”


Mayor Lawrence W. Cuneo





Pine Beach Adopt-a-Drain Program

The Pine Beach Environmental Committee is kicking off a Pine Beach Adopt-a-Drain program. We are encouraging residents to look after their nearby storm drains and clear the top grate and surrounding area of debris year-round. Everything that is in the street ends up in the Toms River and the Barnegat Bay. Rainwater carries leaves, grass, fertilizers, excess salt, trash and dirt through the storm drain system directly to our waters. Public works does a good job of routinely clearing storm drains, you can assist by keeping your storm drain grate clear of debris.

Adopted "your" storm drain by sweeping, raking, and clearing leaves and other debris from the surface of the drain year-round. As a reminder, nothing should ever be discarded into storm drains, including waste oil, grass clippings and pet waste.

Spread the word about the program. A simple task can make a big impact on the environment.

Remember, Only Rain Down the Drain!





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The Borough of Pine Beach will now be able to send important messages to through your phone or email. You can click on the link to register your phone or email address to be able to start receiving messages. This will be a vital tool with snow removal, change in garbage schedules, etc. Nixle is a Community Information Service dedicated to helping you stay connected to the information that matters most to you, depending on your physical location. You stay connected to your local police department, your children’s schools, your local community agencies and organizations, and the important information from other locations throughout the country that are relevant to you. Our service is built on the most secure, reliable, and high-speed distribution platform, ensuring that you receive trusted and immediate, geographically relevant information. Information is immediately available over your cell phone by text message, by email, and over the web. Your account can be customized so you receive the information that matters most to you. Whether it is where you live, work, or have friends or family throughout the country, the information is immediately available to you over your mobile phone, email and computer.

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The Pine Beach Governing Body is dedicated to establishing the utmost quality of life for our residents by providing a safe, clean, and friendly community in a fiscally responsible manner.

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