Community News

Open Pier Nights Announced


Ventnor will open its Fishing Pier (the locked area beyond the gate) to the public on the following nights from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 20, 2019 Saturday, August 17, 2019 Saturday, September 14, 2019 Enjoy the beautiful view, fish...

Ocean Breeze Arts and Crafts Show Call for Exhibitors


The Ocean Breeze Arts and Crafts Show will be held outside the Ventnor Cultural Arts Center and Library on Saturday, July 6, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Click here for details and to register

Jr. Lifeguard Camp Begins July 8


The Ventnor City Beach Patrol is hosting Jr. Lifeguard Camp from July 8-12 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Kids ages 5-14 can learn ocean safety as well as basic lifeguard skills, rescue techniques and teamwork.  Contact 609.823.7948 or v...

Reminder: Mercantile License Now Required for Rental Properties


All property owners that offer short-term rentals (30 days or less) in Ventnor must obtain a mercantile license prior to rental (per ordinance 2018-044).   The rise in online, short-term rentals has prompted the City to require a license in...

Capital Improvement Updates


Playgrounds - Commissioners awarded a $15,000 contract for design and construction services for the City’s four playgrounds to DeBlasio and Associates. Pier Bathroom and Offices – The City will go out to bid shortly for co...

Streetscape Improvements Coming Soon!


The streetscape improvements for the North Beach Business District along Atlantic Avenue between Weymouth and Surrey Avenues are expected to begin this month. Ocean Construction of Marmora will complete the work, which will be funded largel...

Residents to Receive New Trash and Recycling Carts


Ventnor joins a growing number of Atlantic County communities investing in durable waste carts. The wheeled, 96-gallon carts are easy to maneuver and come with an attached lid that keep materials contained and dry. As gatekeepers to the ...

R-7 Zoning Changes


Ventnor’s Planning Board and Governing Body recently adopted changes to the R-7 Zone to encourage and entice new development.    Currently, two-family dwellings are not permitted in the zone, but have been allowed to be demolishe...

Steps to Overhaul Wellington Avenue Firehouse Begin


Design and engineering plans are currently being drafted for Ventnor City's second fire station on Wellington Avenue. The current station has served as the City's second firehouse since 1973.  Over time, the department and its...

City Receives Bike Lane Grant


Ventnor was the recipient of a bikeway grant from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) to create a bike lane along Atlantic Avenue connecting Longport to the new Stockton University Campus along Atlantic Avenue. Dedicated bike la...

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