Seasonal Info

Village Office Hours

8:00 AM – 3:45 PM – Monday – Friday

Opening of Beaches

Security and Chairpersons will be on duty as follows:

May 27, 28, 29 (Memorial Day Weekend) – 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
and each weekend thereafter until official opening
June 24 – Swimming will not be permitted until June 24

Lifeguards will be on duty as follows:

June 24 – Official opening of the beaches at that time beaches will be protected and the hours are: weekdays and weekends – 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Our hard working chairpersons work mostly for tips – Please Remember Them

2017 Beach ID and Parking Decals – Distribution Schedule

Beach ID – $10.00 

Weekdays – 10 AM – 3 PM
Friday Evenings 4 PM – 8 PM
Weekends – 10 AM – 2 PM

Memorial Day Weekend
Saturday, Sunday, Monday 10 AM – 2PM

2017 Rules for Beach Pass Distribution

The following are the ONLY people entitled to a Village of Atlantic Beach Pass for the beaches:

  • Homeowner
  • Parents of Homeowner
  • Children of Homeowner (son, daughter, son-in-law, daughter-in-law)

Proof of residence will be required to obtain your beach passes for the beach season.

PLEASE REMEMBER – if you rent out your home you are not eligible for a beach I.D.

Parking Regulations

Special Guest Parking

Special guest parking permits effective from May 15 thru September 15, 2017- requests by residents are limited to 3 days only with a maximum of 30 permits for each occasion. Otherwise, residents are encouraged to have their guests park in the non-regulated parking spaces on Ocean Boulevard.  Please call the Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – to 3:45 PM  or e-mail the request to plaza65@aol.com for a special parking permit.

Ocean Boulevard and the beach ends are not waived at any time

–  all other regulations will be waived as follows:
Mother’s Day – Father’s Day – Memorial Day – July 4th – Labor Day

On May 15, 2017, the “NO PARKING 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM – MAY 15th TO SEPTEMBER 15th ” restrictions will be reinstated.  The Nassau County Police Department has been notified to strictly enforce ALL parking restrictions, in addition to our Village Security.

 Parking – VAB Permit Required (look for the signs)

Parking at the following areas require a decal year round

  • Beach Ends – The Plaza, Dutchess, Genesee, Jefferson and Montgomery
  • The Plaza north end – 7 spots on each side of center
  • Albany Blvd. east side 100’ South of Park Street

Parking on the following streets requires a decal from May 1st to October 31st as follows:

  • Bermuda Street on the east side between Pacific and Ocean Boulevards
  • Ocean Boulevard – center spots
  • Acapulco Street to Broome Avenue; Erie Avenue to Hamilton Avenue;
  • Jefferson Boulevard to Kings Avenue; Oneida Avenue to Queens Avenue;
  • Vernon Avenue to Yates Avenue
  • Ocean Boulevard – 6 spots in front of Catalina Beach Club
  • Ocean Boulevard – entire south side
  • Daytona Street –east and west sides- between Ocean and Pacific Boulevards
  • The Plaza center spots between Pacific and Ocean Boulevards

If you get a new car please remove the decal from your old car and bring it to the Village Hall for a replacement decal.

Decals will be given out at the time you come in for your beach pass – one decal per residence – fee covered in taxes – additional decals can be purchased at $350 each.  Cars parked without a decal will receive a summons. 

Village Elections

Two Trustees and One Village Court Justice

ELECTION DAY IS TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017.  Voting will be held in the Village Hall, 65 The Plaza, Atlantic Beach between the hours of 7:00 AM and 9:00 PM.

VOTER REGISTRATION: All residents who want to vote in the June 20th Village Election must be registered to vote with the Nassau County Board of Elections in Mineola – last day to register to vote is June 9, 2017. Voter registration forms may be obtained at t he Village Office.

Village Board Meetings

The Board of Trustees meets the second Monday of each month (unless it falls on a holiday) at 7:45 PM in the Village Hall.

Village Taxes

 Please notify the Village office at plaza65@aol.com upon satisfying your mortgage, if you refinance your mortgage or have your mortgage sold by one lending institution to another.  If you sell your house, please make sure you tell the new owner to come to the Village Hall with their deed so records can be changed.

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND ALL MOTOR VEHICLES ARE PROHIBITED FROM THE BEACH  AND BOARDWALK AT ALL TIMES

All Reckless Water Craft (Jet Skis and water scooters)

To report reckless or unsafe operation contact the following agencies on VHS-FM Channel 16 or:

Department of Conservation and Waterways – 431-9200

Nassau County Police Marine Bureau               – 573-4450

Dangerous activities in the ocean report to U.S. Coast Guard – 785-2921

48 HOUR PARKING REGULATION:  No person shall park any vehicle on any public or private road within the corporate limits of the Village Beach for more than 48 hours regardless of any other parking regulations.

 ATLANTIC BEACH RESCUE SQUAD:  New members always welcome, free training – meetings are the last Tuesday of every month at the Atlantic Beach Rescue Headquarters, 1 Rescue Road – 8:00 P.M. – Contact Chief Jonathan Kohan at 371-2348. Squad training Saturdays at 10 AM at Rescue Headquarters – interested persons are welcome.

Atlantic Beach Cats Inc.      

AB Cats Inc.  is a volunteer organization that works to reduce the Village’s free-roaming cat population through our humane Trap-Neuter-Return Program. Our program has been nationally recognized as one of the outstanding programs in the country for its success.  Please notify the Village office if you see kittens or know of any free-roaming cats that require spay/neuter.    Feral cats that have been fixed have their left ear tipped.  All cats are returned to where they were trapped after they are spay/neutered.

* Fundraising for AB Cats goes on 12 months a year.  Please help by:

  1.  Dropping off your old cell phones, video games, lap tops, GPS, and ink cartridges to the Village Office

Atlantic Beach Cats Inc. (continued)

  1. Volunteering your time
  2. Fostering a cat/kitten until a permanent home can be found
  3. Support our fundraising events

AB Cats is always in need of your Tax Deductible Donation.  100% of your donation goes to the TNR and care of the feral cat population in Atlantic Beach

Please spay/neuter your pet cats!

Atlantic Beach Cats – Flower Sale

Friday, May 12, 2017 11 am  –  4 pm
Saturday, May 13, 2017 9 am – 1 pm
Outside the Atlantic Beach Post Office

 AB Book Lending Library: There is a book lending library in the Village Hall sponsored by AB Cats – it is a help yourself, free service.

Atlantic Beach Beautification Committee

We are once again getting ready for a great spring sale to stimulate funds for additional plantings.  We have some exiciting new items for sale so please come early to get your pick.  Volunteers are always welcome and want to acknowlege the help and support of those who have been working with the committee.

Basketball Poles (portable and in ground): Village streets and sidewalks must be kept clear of all obstructions INCLUDING PORTABLE BASKETBALL POLES because such obstructions pose a danger to the orderly flow of traffic and pedestrians. Portable basketball poles must be put back onto your own property when not in use.

Building Permits: Non-structural and structural construction require a permit. Call the Village Office 371-4600 between the hours of 8:00 A.M. to 3:45 PM for information.

Enclosed storage containers or PODS also require a permit before being placed on your property.

Dumpsters: A permit is required for any dumpster – whether placed on street or in driveway – fee for 30 days is $25 or 90 days is $50.  (NOTE: Construction debris is not permitted to be picked up with regular garbage – therefore, a dumpster must be obtained). ALL DUMPSTERS, WASTE CONTAINERS OR ROLL-OFF CONTAINERS MUST BE COVERED.

Construction/Gardeners/Power Equipment/Manual Equipmen

Power equipment –manual equipment – perform any construction  not permitted as follows:

  •  earlier than 8:00 AM on weekdays
  • earlier than 9:00 AM on Saturday or holidays
  •  or later than 6:00 PM on any day
  • Sunday prohibited year round

Also NOT permitted: From the Friday before memorial day weekend to the Tuesday following Labor Day, and all legal holidays throughout the year gardeners may do planting only on weekends.

All permits must be visual to inspectors

Cars blocking sidewalk: It shall not be permissible for any such vehicle parked in a driveway to extend into the sidewalk and public street.

Vehicles to be parked on paved driveway only: no vehicles shall be permitted to be parked, kept or stored on any residential property unless such vehicle is on a paved driveway.  All driveways shall be accessible from a legal village street only – at no time shall any vehicles be permitted to be parked in the rear yard, lawns or patios in any residential area.

Commercial vehicles, trucks, vans, trailers or campers: Commercial vehicles, trucks, vans, trailers or campers are not allowed to be parked on any public highway, private roads, private driveway or private property in the Incorporated Village of Atlantic Beach limits – this is in violation of Local Law and punishable by a fine not to exceed $500 per day and will be strictly enforced by the Village and Nassau County

Police Department. Commercial vehicles cannot be parked in the Village unless they are delivering goods or providing a service – especially overnight even on private property.

Inoperative or unlicensed motor vehicles: No inoperative or unlicensed motor vehicles shall not be parked, kept or stored on any premises, and no vehicle shall at any time be in a state of major disassembly, disrepair, or in the process of being stripped or dismantled.

ATTENTION:  DOG OWNERS

Dogs are not permitted on the boardwalk at any time, and are not allowed on the beaches during the months of April thru September.

No more than three (3) dogs are permitted per household – Anyone violating this law will be summonsed.

Pooper-scooper laws are now being strictly enforced by our Security Patrol and Sanitation Commissioners- please for the sake of our children, health and beautification of our community, cooperate and pick up after your dog. If you live on the water,

please do not sweep your dog feces into the bay, as it pollutes our water, and is against the law.

 DOGS MUST BE LEASHED AT ALL TIMES AND MAY NOT RUN-AT-LARGE. The leash must not exceed six (6) foot in length.

Excessive barking is considered a disturbance of the peace and is in violation of our local law.  Our Village Inspectors will issue summonses to all dog owners violating our village law.

DOG LICENSES ARE NOW ISSUED BY THE TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD – ANY QUESTIONS CALL 489-5000 X 3034.

Garage and tag sales: The Village has a Local Law regulating Garage Sales, Tag Sales, etc.  To conduct such a sale, you must file for a permit with the Village Clerk at least ten (10) days prior to the first day of sale. Further information can be obtained from the Village Hall.

House Numbering: Number your house, using 2- ½” in height letters. This is of grave importance and will allow the Fire, Rescue and Police to find your home quickly in an emergency.

Residential Occupancy: All dwellings, premises, homes, houses and apartments in the Incorporated Village of Atlantic Beach are restricted to one family occupancy. GROUPER HOMES ARE NOT PERMITTED. Violation of this ordinance is punishable by fines to the owner, tenant, and/or real estate broker.

Transient Occupancy Prohibited (Local Law 5-2015): Rentals less than 30 days are prohibited in Atlantic Beach (Airbnb, Home Away, Etc.)

Penalties for the violation of this law will include a suspension of the dwelling or dwelling unit’s Certificate of Occupancy and a $5,000 per day civil penalty imposed on the owner.

Security:  Our Security force is here to help you – please let us know your comments. The Village Security is here only as a supplement to the Nassau County Police Department. If you observe any suspicious activity or persons please report to the Nassau County Police Department by calling 911.

Speed Limit: The speed limit in Atlantic Beach is 15 MPH with the exception of Park Street, which is 25 MPH. For the safety of all, speed limit and street directional signs are a must to follow.

Street Lights: Please contact the Village Office – 371-4600 – if you notice any street lights out at night or on during the day – give the number on the pole, exact location.

SWIMMING POOLS:  IT IS A VIOLATION OF VILLAGE LAW TO EMPTY ANY WATER FROM SWIMMING POOLS (OR HOT TUBS) INTO ANY STREET, EASEMENT, BEACH, OR REYNOLDS CHANNEL. LOCAL LAW REQUIRES THAT ALL WATER FROM SWIMMING POOLS AND HOT TUBS MUST BE DISPOSED OF THROUGH ADEQUATE DRYWELLS. SUMMONS WILL BE ISSUED FOR VIOLATIONS.

The Village of Atlantic Beach requires that all water from swimming pools and hot tubs must be disposed of through adequate drywells.

 TVASNAC:  If you have a complaint about an unusual amount of air noise, please call or e-mail at the following numbers and file a brief report. Please include time and nature of complaint (e.g.: excessively loud, too many hours (8 or more) of continuous noise, etc.) and any other information such as airplane identification, if possible.

Port Authority of NY: (718) 244-3881 or 1(800) 225-1071

FAA e-mail:  9-AEA-NOISE@FAA.GOV

You can also go to the Port Authority website to track aircraft over your home at:

http://webtrack.bksv.com/panynj

Garbage – Recycling – Dumpster

Garbage Collection – Residential ONLY

May 29th – Memorial Day: Garbage will NOT be picked up – Garbage will one picked up on Tuesday – May 30th
September 4th – Labor Day: Garbage will not be picked up – Garbage will be picked up on Tuesday – September 5th

Please continue placing your garbage curbside for collection on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and SATURDAY during the months of June, July, August and September.  Use hard-sided plastic or metal containers with a watertight cover or in-ground containers

with proper lids – such receptacles shall not exceed thirty-gallon capacity, and when filled not exceed 30 pounds in total weight nor measure more than three feet in length. Garbage should be placed in plastic or paper bags before putting into any of these containers.  If proper containers are not used you will receive a summons.

PLEASE NOTE NO GARBAGE CONTAINER, RUBBISH OR DISPOSABLE MATERIAL IS PERMITTED TO BE PLACED CURBSIDE BEFORE 6:00 PM OF THE NIGHT BEFORE A REGULARLY SCHEDULED PICK UP OR AFTER 7:00 AM OF THE COLLECTION DAY.

Bulk pick up: Bulk pick up is on Wednesday and Friday – it is not necessary to call in your bulk items – there is a six (6) item limit per bulk day. Bulk items include stoves, refrigerators (please remove doors), mattresses, etc.

CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS, HOT WATER HEATERS, BOILERS, BATHROOM FIXTURES, ETC. WILL NOT BE PICKED UP – YOU MUST MAKE ARRANGEMENTS WITH YOUR CONTRACTOR FOR DISPOSAL.

Recycling: Recyclables are picked up every Thursday – If a holiday falls on Thursday, recyclables will be picked up on the following Thursday.

NEWSPAPERS, MAGAZINES, PAPER BACK BOOKS, HARD COVER BOOKS, CARD BOARD GLASS, CANS, PLASTIC, PAPER, ETC.

 Newspapers are to be placed in your recycling container. Cardboard boxes are to be collapsed and tied.

Leave at curb either in a blue bin or a clear plastic bag

Recycling must not be mixed in with the regular garbage. Anyone who continues this practice will be fined.

Household Hazardous Waste: S.T.O.P. – STOP THROWING OUT POLLUTANTS – Town of Hempstead Department of Sanitation has opened facilities for disposition of pesticides, waste oil, batteries, paint, antifreeze, pool chemicals, etc. – call 516-378-2200 or visit www.TOH.LI for STOP collection dates and places.

NOTE: DO NOT HIDE HAZARDOUS WASTE IN BLACK PLASTIC BAGS AND PUT OUT WITH REGULAR GARBAGE

Emergency Preparedness – Hurricanes, etc.: The Atlantic Coast hurricane season is from June 1 to November 30, however, we are most vulnerable from mid-August to early November. Here are some steps you should take, even before a hurricane watch or warning is announced:

Check to be certain that your emergency equipment is in good working order and that you have enough supplies to last several days.

Obtain and store materials necessary to properly secure your home.  Make sure your car has gas and is in good working order. Also plan to have the following items available.

First Aid Kit – Battery operated radio – Flashlight – Extra batteries – Matches

Manually operated can opener – Canned and packed foods, milk and other beverages – Extra medicine, baby food and diapers – Portable ice chest -One gallon of water for each member of your household                                                                                                                                                                                                                       BE READY WHEN A HURRICANE THREATENS OUR AREA

For more information call Village Hall 371-4600.  The Village’s Emergency Warning Notification System will start informing residents 48 hours prior to any evacuations.

Emergency warning notification system: We have an Emergency Warning Notification System that automatically broadcasts and dials residents’ telephone numbers leaving a message.  This is used for important announcements, hurricanes, snowstorms, etc.  If you have not given us your telephone number to input into this system or change your telephone number, please call the Village Hall on 371-4600 or e-mail to plaza65@aol.com.

Accident Prevention Course

10% off Auto Insurance-Liability & Points Reduced.

If interested in the class, please call the Village Office 516-371-4600.