Seasonal Info

Wireless Emergency alert system and upcoming community events-
Contact the Village Offie with your e-mail address.

OPENING OF BEACHES

Security and Chairpersons will be on duty as follows:

MAY 26, 27, 28 (MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND) – 10:00 AM TO 6:00 PM
AND EACH WEEKEND THEREAFTER UNTIL OFFICIAL OPENING,
JUNE 23 – SWIMMING WILL NOT BE PERMITTED UNTIL JUNE 23

Lifeguards will be on duty as follows:

JUNE 23 – 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

Village Adopted The Following Local Law:

Article II – Use of Park Property at Beaches  §65-4 Prohibited Acts | No person shall be in physical possession of a lighted cigarette, cigar or pipe on boardwalk or beach areas

2018 Beach ID and Parking Decals – Distribution Schedule

BEACH ID —  $10.00

Weekdays – 10 AM – 3 PM
Friday Evenings  4 PM – 8 PM
Saturday and Sunday – 10 AM – 2 PM
Memorial Day Weekend – Saturday, Sunday, Monday – 10 AM – 2PM

2018 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 and 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. 

Renters will be required to present their lease.  This is necessary to prevent Beach I.D.’s from being issued to persons who do not reside within the Incorporated Village. Permits for storing chairs, etc. will be issued at the time you obtain Beach I.D.  The permit is for four (4) chairs per family,since space is limited.  There will be a charge of $10.00 for each new I.D.  Gate persons will not allow anyone onto the beach without a valid I.D.  Persons using park and beach facility without valid I.D.’s are in violation of Village Law, and will be subject to a fine.

Any chairs found in the chair facility without a permit will be immediately removed and placed in the yard next to the Village Hall. Residents are asked to please cooperate and obtain Beach I.D.’s and permits early to avoid any inconvenience.

As always, six (6) guests will be permitted per household per day. There will be a guest sign-in book at every beach – you must go to the beach and have their names put in the book, otherwise they will not be allowed on the beach.

Parking Regulations – Special Guest Parking

Special guest parking permits effective from May 15 thru September 15, 2018- 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.comfor 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, 2018, 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.

Village Elections – Mayor and Two Trustees

Election Day is Tuesday, June 19, 2018. 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 19th Village Election must be registered to vote with the Nassau County Board of Elections in Mineola – last day to register to vote is June 8, 2018. Voter registration forms may be obtained at the 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.

Go to our website for a complete list of meeting dates which is updated if a meeting date is changed. www.villageofatlanticbeach.com

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.

You will not be able to pay your taxes by credit card – tax bills will be mailed out to the homeowner/bank.

Alcoholic beverages and all motor vehicles are prohibited from the beach and boardwalk at all time

ALL reckless water craft (jet ski 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 – Flower Sale

  • Friday, May 11, 2018        11 am  – 4 pm
  • Saturday, May 12, 2018   9 am – 1 pm

Outside the Atlantic Beach Post Office

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. Volunteering your time
  2. Fostering a cat/kitten until a permanent home can be found
  3. Support our fundraising events
  4. Shop Amazon while supporting AB Cats – go to www.smile.amazon.com -pick charitable organization – type “Atlantic Beach Cats”; select Atlantic Beach Cats Inc. Every time you want to shop on Amazon go the the above website and a small percentage of the money you spend will come back to Atlantic Beach Cats

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!

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.

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 Equipment:

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 durning 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

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 – Dumpsters

Garbage Collection – Residential ONLY

May 28th – Memorial Day:
Garbage will not be picked up – Garbage will be picked up on Tuesday May 29th

July 4th – Wednesday:
Garbage will not be picked up – Garbage will be picked up on Thursday July 5th with recycling

September 3rd – Labor Day
Garbage will not be picked up – Garbage will be picked up on Tuesday September 4th

Please continue placing your garbage curbside for collection on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and SATURDAY during the months of June, July, August and September.  Useeither hard-sided plastic or metal containers with a watertight cover or in-ground containers with proper lids – garbage should be placed in plastic or paper bags before putting into any of these containers.

PLEASE NOTE THAT 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.  Recycling must not be mixed in with regular garbage. Leave at curb wither in a blue bin or a clear plastic bag.

No recycling container is permitted to be placed curbside before 6:00 PM pf the nigh before a regularly scheduled pick up or after 7:00 AM of the collection day.

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.LIfor 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.

Wireless Emergency Alert System and upcoming community events

Contact the Village Office with your e-mail address

If you have not given us your e-mail and telephone number(s) or if you change your e-mail or 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.