The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has caused scores of Jersey Shore towns to not only close their beaches, but officials have also undertaken efforts to keep out-of-town visitors from staying at seasonal homes and rentals.

Today, Ocean County officials released a list of towns that have shut down their beaches and enacted rental bans.

Here's the list as of Monday, April 6th:

Bay Head

  • Beaches - Closed
  • Rentals - No rentals via online booking services

Beach Haven

  • Beaches - Beaches are open only for residents with a township-issued placard, with activity restricted to walking, jogging, and walking leashed dogs.
  • Rentals - All rentals of 21 days or less are banned through May 1st

Brick

  • Beaches - All beaches and parks are closed
  • Rentals - All short-term rentals of 30 days or less are banned

Harvey Cedars

  • Rentals - All rentals of 21 days or less are banned through May 1st

Island Heights

  • Beaches - The river boardwalk and public access areas are closed

Lavallette

  • Beaches - The boardwalk and beaches are closed
  • Rentals - No rentals via online booking services

Long Beach Township

  • Beaches - Brant Beach ocean beaches are open only for residents with a township-issued placard.
  • Rentals - All rentals are banned

Mantoloking

  • Beaches - All beaches are closed

Point Pleasant Borough

  • Rentals - No rentals via online booking services

Point Pleasant Beach

  • Beaches - All beaches and the boardwalk are closed
  • Rentals - Officials are drafting a resolution to ban rentals

Seaside Heights

  • Beaches - All beaches and the boardwalk are closed
  • Rentals - No rentals via online booking services. Hotels and motels can only rent rooms to healthcare workers, first responders, and approved construction workers.

Seaside Park

  • Beaches - The boardwalk is closed. As of this writing, beaches remain open.

Ship Bottom

  • Beaches - All bay and ocean beaches are closed

Toms River

  • Beaches - Ortley Beach beaches and boardwalk are closed

Again, this is the official list from the Ocean County Public Information office. Local rules are subject to change and may be added to the county list.

 

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