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

    Lake Poster Contest! Click for more information!

    DLC meeting: via Teleconference on June 18th at 7:00 pm.

    The public can participate in the meeting by calling in at 7:00 pm from any landline or cell phone to hear the meeting live.

    The phone number to call is: TBA

    You will be given a prompt to enter the Meeting ID Code:  TBA

    When asked for Participant ID, Press  #  again.

    Tips for Homeowners

    Considering Landscaping by the Lake or Building a Dock?

    KNOW the Land Use regulations BEFORE you dig!

    The banks of Deal Lake are regulated and protected by the Dept. of Land Use.

    Typically any land 50 feet above the lake shore line falls under the Permit by Rule regulations. 7:13

    Also see: Land Use Regulations Workshop Info

    Teleconference Meeting Video

    DLC Meeting – April 16, 2020

    See previous meetings 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.




    Storm Water Solutions for Property Owners – Beyond The Rain Garden

    Presented October 17 at 6:30PM

    “Storm Water Solutions for Property Owners – Beyond The Rain Garden”

    (public encouraged to attend)

    Wetlands Ecology and Green Infrastructure expert Dr. Steve Souza and Asbury Park DLC Commissioner Jeannie Toher will present an educational workshop: Storm Water Management and Green Infrastructure for Residential, Municipal and Commercial Properties.

    Discussion included:

    • The impact storm water run-off has on our homes, lakes, health, safety, quality of life and the local economy.
    • Peak flow and discharge, how development changes run off, impacts of impervious cover on aquatic systems, the newly enacted Clean Water and Flood Reduction Act
    • Ways property owners and towns can reduce run-off and save money by utilizing simple green and grey infrastructure techniques to trap and utilize rain water and run off, including a wide variety of solutions in addition to rain gardens such as rain barrels, dry wells, shore line buffers, BMPs and simple ways to utilize run off will be shared.
    • The DLC monthly meeting followed the presentation.

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