Beach Buggy Permits

To inquire for a beach buggy permit for the beaches of Ship Bottom you must apply in person.  There is a $50.00 charge for a Ship Bottom Beach Buggy Permit. Permits are issued for the calendar year, January 1st through December 31st.

No vehicle (except Municipal, State, and Agencies) shall be operated on the strand or beach front during the period starting the SECOND Saturday in May through the LAST Saturday in September. Please Download our PDF for the full set of regulations.

The following items are requested to purchase a permit:

  • Current Driver License.
  • Current Registration for the vehicle that will be driven on the beach.
  • Valid Insurance on the vehicle the permit will be issued too.

Download our PDF for the full set of regulations


Handicap Permit

A temporary handicap permit application can be obtain through the Ship Bottom Police Department during normal business hours Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

This application must be filled out by the applicant and taken to your Doctor and have his portion filled out and signed. The charge of a temporary handicap permit is $5.00 and is good for six months but, can be extended for one year.

For a permanent handicap permit, you must apply at New Jersey Motor Vehicle.


Firearms Permit

To inquire for a firearms permit through this department you must be a residence of Ship Bottom.

You must apply for the firearms permit in person at the Ship Bottom Police Department located at 1621 Long Beach Blvd.

To apply for a Firearms Permit there is a charge of $54.00 paid by certified bank check or money order paid at the time of application.

All applicants are subject to an intensive background investigation.


How to Apply for Employment

APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

Applications for employment with the Ship Bottom Police Department can be picked up at the Ship Bottom Police Department, 1621 Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom, NJ 08008.

  • All applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
  • You must have a high school diploma.
  • All applicants are subject to an intensive background investigation.
  • The application must be picked up in person.
  • You must show current drivers license.

Forms

Wellness Program Form

Property Report Form

Volunteer Statement Form