COVID-19 Update

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March 13, 2020 10:00 AM

Toms River Closings/Cancellations

All marriage license applications and issuances are suspended until further notice.

Beach badge sales are suspended until May 1, 2020.

Until the current restrictions are lifted to allow public assembly, no public hearings will be scheduled by either the Planning Board or Zoning Board of Adjustment. In the interim we are investigating whether the Boards can meet to adopt resolutions or other administrative matters, following the public access requirements for electronic meetings under a Public Health Emergency. We will continue to post updates on this page as more information becomes available. The Board appreciates your patience as we try to work through this challenging period.

The Winding River Skating Center is closed to the public, 3/23/20.

Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 107, directing all residents to stay at home until further notice. The order provides for certain exceptions, such as obtaining essential goods or services, seeking medical attention, visiting family or close friends, reporting to work, or engaging in outdoor activities.

Please see the link at the bottom of this page regarding important information from the Tax Collector's Office.

The Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting on March 26th has been cancelled. All scheduled agenda items are now scheduled for the April 9th Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting

The Toms River Animal Shelter is doing adoptions by appointment only. Please call for an appointment. The Shelter is suspending all donations of towels, sheets, blankets, etc. until further notice.

All parks and playgrounds in Toms River Township will be closed.


The Toms River Municipal Utilities Authority lobby and drive through are CLOSED due to COVID-19. Please make payments through the website, mail and drop box. Interest waived until April 30, 2020.

Due to concern for public health in the current COVID-19 crisis, the Wednesday March 18 Planning Board meeting has been cancelled. All scheduled agenda items are now scheduled for the April 1st Planning Board Meeting.

All outside organization's meetings held in Town Hall will be cancelled until further notice.

Due to the current Coronavirus concern and its effects on the elderly, the Toms River Senior Center will be closed to the public effective 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 13, 2020, until further notice.

Effective immediately, all Toms River Municipal Court sessions will be canceled. Please direct all calls to 732-797-3914.

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