Next DLC meeting will be March 16. Interlaken Townhall, 100 Grasmere Ave at 7PM

The DLC was chartered in 1974 by the 7 shore line towns. Our mission is to provide leadership, guidance, and resources to preserve and restore Deal Lake and its tributaries as a healthy and stable ecosystem. In addition, control lake levels during heavy storms to the best of our ability with limited ocean tide controls.

    Updates/Flume Status

    Upcoming Events

    DLC meetings are via Teleconference

    September 30th: DLC Meeting starts at 7:00PM.

    October 21st: Goose Management Workshop at 6:00PM.

    The public can participate in both the workshop and meeting through Zoom or by calling in from any landline or cell phone to hear the meeting live.

    Click Here For Instructions to join the meetings.

    Teleconference Meetings


    All DLC Meetings and Workshops are Recorded

    You can watch Deal Lake Commission meetings and Workshops on  APTV, Optimum 77 and throughout most of Monmouth County on FiOS 30.People outside of the city can watch APTV on the APTV website, www.asburyparktv.com, or by downloading APTV app on Apple TV or Roku devices.

    View past DLC Meetings here.

    Considering Landscaping or Building by the Lake?

    Deal Lake, its tributaries and watershed are regulated by Federal and State agencies. Check before you dig.
    Typically any land 50 ft adjacent to the Deal Lake shoreline is strictly regulated by NJDEP regulations. You may need a permit to do work.

    At a minimum, the NJDEP regulatory personnel recommend that a property owner file for a Jurisdictional Determination in advance of initiating any work adjacent to the shore line. Click here for general info

    Useful NJDEP Links:

    Before You Buy. Before You Build:

    Click here: NJDEP Division Of Land Use

    Provides info on regulations, permitting process and applications etc:

    Click here: Division of Land Resource Protection

    Contact them for Jurisdictional Determination and permits.

    Deal Lake Commission

    Members For 2020

    Don Brockel, Ocean, Chairman
    Carol Roarty, Interlaken, Vice-Chairman
    Jeannie Toher, Asbury Park, Secretary
    Bruce Fromer, Allenhurst, Treasurer
    Eric Houghtaling, Neptune, Assistant Treasurer
    Margo Fernicola, Loch Arbour
    Steve Kassin, Deal

    Staff
    Commission Clerk – Jessie Joseph
    Environmental Consultant – Dr. Stephen Souza, Princeton Hydro, LLC.
    Engineer – Peter Avakian, Leon S. Avakian, Inc.
    Attorney – Hunt Parry, Esq.
    Webmaster – Kenneth McGee, Mastermix Audio Media, LLC

    Mission

    Our mission is to provide leadership, guidance and resources to preserve and restore Deal Lake and its tributaries as a healthy and stable ecosystem. By actively serving as stewards of Deal Lake and its Watershed, our goals include:

    • Educating the community, including our school children, to increase awareness and appreciation for the natural environment of the lake
    • Providing leadership concerning issues related to Deal Lake within and outside our community
    • Helping homeowners and public groups recognize and mindfully solve problems related to water quality, siltation, and lake restoration
    • Serving as the liaison between lakeside communities, County agencies, and the NJ DEP to implement a Regional Storm Water Management Plan
    • Proactively suggesting practical ideas to improve overall the environmental quality of properties through out the Deal Lake watershed

    History

    The Deal Lake Commission was chartered in 1974 by the seven towns surrounding Deal Lake.

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