The North Wildwood Sea Wall, a popular spot for running, walking and biking. 

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NORTH WILDWOOD -- Wildwood Mayor Peter Byron and North Wildwood Mayor Patrick Rosenello announced updates to the previously enacted restrictions that have been placed on Short Term Rentals, Beaches, Boardwalks, Bike Paths and Seawalls in the Wildwoods.

In an April 6 order, the municipalities closed their respective boardwalks, beaches, bike paths and seawall as well as placed limits on short-term rentals.

At this time the cities of Wildwood and North Wildwood are announcing modifications to these orders. These new orders replace and supersede the previous orders and will be in place beginning April 23.

It is the intent of the governing bodies of Wildwood and North Wildwood to institute restrictions and orders in conjunction with COVID 19 in two-week increments moving forward.

These two-week increments coincide with the regularly scheduled meetings of the respective governing bodies and provide flexible planning in a fluid and rapidly changing situation.

Short Term Rentals

Continuing through May 7th, 2020, no short-term rentals are permitted. A short-term rental for the purpose of this

order is any rental of less than 30 days.

➢ Exceptions:
Any exception listed in the NJOEM Administrative Order 2020-8;
Rentals to employees of any Municipal, County, State or Federal

Agency seeking housing in conjunction with their official duties;
Rentals to employee of essential businesses seeking housing in conjunction with their official duties.

Public Beaches

Continuing through May 7, 2020, sunbathing, sitting in chairs, lying on blankets, organized sports and any groups

of people are hereby prohibited.

➢ Exceptions:
Walking, jogging, biking, fishing and surfing are permitted as long as social distancing is maintained.



Continuing through May 7, 2020, walking, biking, sitting and any groups of people are prohibited.

➢ NOTE New Exceptions:
Owners, tenants and employees of boardwalk properties and businesses may enter the boardwalk at the closest boardwalk ramp for the purpose of accessing their property or business.

Customers of essential businesses may enter the boardwalk at the closest boardwalk ramp for the purpose of accessing an essential business for take-out service only. This includes food service businesses.

North Wildwood Bike Path/Seawall

All restrictions are lifted.


Continuing through May 7, 2020, parks and playgrounds will remain closed.

Social Distancing

Persons engaging in any of the activities described above are reminded that all such activities are still subject to any additional restrictions put in place by the State of New Jersey. In addition, all activities described above are expressly permitted while individuals are practicing proper social distancing.

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