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,, 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.

    DLC Zoom Teleconference Information

    Contained below is connection information for Deal Lake Commission meetings conducted via teleconference using the Zoom platform.

    Join Zoom Meeting

    This will allow citizens to participate in the meeting remotely.
    You can view and participate in the meeting in either of two ways; by video/audio or by audio only.

    VIDEO and AUDIO:

    If you choose to join the meeting this way, you need a computer, smart phone or tablet with internet access.
    The Zoom Meeting link to access the meeting is:
    Once you click on the link you will be placed in a waiting room where you will wait a brief time to be admitted to the meeting.
    The Public session will be open for comments after regular businesses has been completed. If you would like to be heard- please state your full name and say, ” I would like to be heard”- You will be called on. Then state your full name and address before asking your question. Please mute your microphone when not speaking to avoid unnecessary switching on Zoom.

    AUDIO ONLY by phone:

    To listen and participate in the meeting by any phone ( Landline or cell. Internet access not needed)
    Dial one of these phone numbers:
    +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
    +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)

    You will be prompted to enter the Meeting Number (access code) 829 9977 7232#

    When you are asked for the participant ID: Press # again.
    Once the public session is announced- If you would like to ask a question or comment Press * 9 to alert the moderator. You will be called on by the last four numbers of your phone number. Once called on, please state your full name and address and then your question. Please mute your microphone when not speaking to avoid unnecessary switching on Zoom.

    Please note: The DLC Meeting agenda will be posted on the DLC web site at least two days prior to the meeting.