Opening of Beaches
Security and chairpersons will be on duty as follows:
- May 29, 30, 31 (Memorial Day Weekend) – 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM and each weekend thereafter until official opening.
- June 26 – swimming will not be permitted until then
Lifeguards will be on duty as follows:
- June 26 – official opening of the beaches at the 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.
2021 Beach ID and Parking Decals – Distribution Schedule
Beach ID – $10.00
- Weekdays 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
- Sunday – May 23, 2021 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
- Memorial Weekend – Saturday May 29, 2021 and Sunday May 30, 2021 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
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, 2021- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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, 2021, 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 – Village Court Justice and Two Trustees
TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 2021
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 16th Village Election must be registered to vote with the Nassau County Board of Elections in Mineola – last day to register to vote is June 4, 2021. 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 email@example.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.
Taxes can also be paid by credit card or debit 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 TIMES
All Reckless Water Craft (Jet Skis, 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 Avi Golan at 371-2348. Squad training Saturdays at 10 AM at Rescue Headquarters – interested persons are welcome.
The Village Garden
The Village Garden offers residents of all ages the opportunity to share gardening skills, grow organic produce, and learn more about sustainable living and building a greener planet.
As a type of community garden known as a demonstration garden, The Village Garden is collectively planned, planted, and maintained by volunteers. Throughout the growing season, the garden’s harvested produce is regularly donated to a local food bank or soup kitchen to help neighbors in need. The remaining herbs and vegetables are set aside for classes, community events, and periodic sales to support the garden’s ongoing operations.
To learn more about the garden, to volunteer, or become a sponsor, visit: villageofatlanticbeach.com/garden
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. Donations are needed. Please help by:
- Making a Tax Deductible donation
- Volunteering your time
- Fostering a cat/kitten until a permanent home can be found
- Support our fundraising events
PLEASE SPAY/NEUTER YOUR PET CATS!
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.
Building Department e-mails
PODS- Enclosed storage containers or PODS also require a permit before being placed on your property – $150 – 1ST Month; $250 each additional month. Call the Village office 371-4600 for additional information.
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 DURING THE MONTHS OF APRIL THRU SEPTEMBER
Pooper-scooper laws are now being strictly enforced by our Security Patrol and Sanitation Commissioners. 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 812-3024.
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. Summonses will be issued for violations.
TVASNAC: If you have a complaint about an unusual amount of air noise, please call or e-mail 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: 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:
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.