AVALON, NJ---Beach Tags Required: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Mayor Martin Pagliughi has signed an executive order that will require beach tags on Avalon’s beaches as of Friday, July 3rd, 2020. Seasonal tags will cost $25 through June 30th, 2020; as of July 1st, tags will cost $30. No beach tags are required for Memorial Day weekend. Starting Friday, May 22nd, sitting/sunbathing is allowed on Avalon’s beach.
Beach Tag Booth: The Avalon Beach Tag booth will open for the season on Friday, May 22nd from 10:00am-4:00pm, and will remain open daily. Customers must wear masks to conduct a transaction. Customers are required to stand six feet apart in line before they purchase their beach tags. The booth is located at the corner of 30th Street and Avalon Avenue. Again, beach tags are not required until Friday, July 3rd.
Mail-in Program: The Mayor has extended the mail-in program for beach tags through May 31st. You may send a check made payable to the “Borough of Avalon” for the number of tags that you wish to purchase at the $25 price. Send your check, along with a self-addressed stamped envelope to Avalon Tax Collector’s Office, 3100 Dune Drive, Avalon, NJ 08202 Attn: Beach Tags. You will be mailed a receipt for the tags that you purchased. At your convenience, visit the Beach Tag Booth, produce your receipt, and you will get your tags.
Beach Tag Phone Application: You may also purchase your beach tags through the Viply telephone app, available for both Android and Apple phones. You will pick up your actual tags at the Avalon Beach Tag booth or from beach tag checkers when they go on duty starting July 3rd. The url to learn more is https://www.viplypass.com/avalon-beach-tags/
Rules and Regulations: Social distancing is required this summer on the Avalon beaches. When you or your family arrives at the beach, please select a location that is six feet apart away from other guests. The use of face masks this summer is strongly encouraged. Avalon officials will be patrolling the beach on ATV’s this summer to require social distancing when necessary. There are no organized events, camps, activities, or sports on the beach per gubernatorial executive order until further notice due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Lifeguards are on duty at selected beaches; only enter the ocean in the presence of a lifeguard. Dogs are prohibited from being on the beach until September 30th; dogs are prohibited from the Avalon Boardwalk at all times. Avalon is a no smoking beach. Other rules and regulations are available at www.avalonboro.net.