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All property owners who rent their homes are required to obtain a rental permit.  Applications are due by May 31st.  For any application postmarked after the deadline, the cost of a permit increases by $100, no exceptions.  All applications must be accompanied by full payment for the permit and the fire inspection.

You must contact the Fire Inspector at 609-884-8468 ext. 21 to schedule a fire inspection and it must be completed before you can submit your application.  The Fire Inspector submits his report to the Borough.  If no inspection report is on file, the application cannot be processed. 

The rental permit application can be accessed using the link above and can also be found on the Code Enforcement page, the Clerk page, and in the Document Center.

The Borough and Jersey Cape Diagnostic, Training, and Opportunity Center, Inc. have teamed up to sell Cape May Point beach tags online at preseason rates!

Beach tags will continue to be available at Borough Hall, as in the past, for those of you who prefer that method.

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Click here for information about the Yale Avenue Water System project. 

COVID-19 vaccines are on the way to hospitals and clinics across New Jersey.  You can reserve your spot to get a vaccine by pre-registering on New Jersey's official site.  Information is also availalbe on the Cape May County Health Department's website.

In addition to having an existing vacancy on the Planning Board, the upcoming change in the Board of Commissioners will result in vacancies on the Environmental Commission and Planning Board.  If you are a resident interested in serving on either of these boards, please send a letter of interest to Borough Clerk Elaine Wallace at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. giving a little information about yourself and the board or boards you're interested in joining.  

The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available for working capital to help small businesses, small agricultrual cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and most private, non-profit organizations of all sizes meet their ordinary and necessary financial obligations that cannot be met as  direct result of the disaster.  These loans are inteded to assist through the disaster recovery period.  Click here for more details.

There is a Drop-off Box for non-perishable food and paper products on The Marianist Society's porch for residents who may be in need.  When donating, please make sure nothing is perishable and be sure to latch the box securely.  Anyone who NEEDS something, please take just what you need.  Please call Anita 609-425-0829 if you need further help.


In light of the CDC and NJ Department of Health recommendations to more tightly restrict public interaction, Cape May Point released a pdf Public Service Announcement and taken action as follows:   

Borough Hall will be staffed as usual.  However, the buildings will be closed to the public.  This action is designed to allow us to continue to provide quality municipal services while protecting the health and welfare of the public and our employees.  We encourage anyone with Borough business to please try to conduct that business via telephone or email. Visit our contact page to see a list of phone numbers or look at the specific Department pages to find email links.  

All forms, applications (with the exception of marriage license applications), and payments can be made via regular mail or dropped through the mail slot in the Borough Hall vestibule.

Borough meetings will be held electronically until further notice.

We appreciate your patience and consideration during these difficult times.

For the most current information visit the NJ Department of Health, CDC, or Homeland Security.

Atlantic City Electric Reminds Residents to be Aware of “Customer Scams”

Atlantic City Electric reminds residents to guard against falling victim to imposter utility scams. When scams occur, a customer typically receives an unsolicited phone call from an individual, who falsely claims to be a company representative. The scammer often warns that the customer’s service will be terminated if they fail to make a payment – usually within a short timeframe through a prepaid debit card or other direct payment method.

The Cape May Point Water Utility has released the Annual Drinking Water Report results from the year 2019.  This report is alternately known as the Consumer Confidence Report.

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