Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the Ventnor City Police Department?
Police Department is located at 6201 Atlantic Avenue.
Can the police open my car if I have locked my keys inside?
to the risk of damage to the vehicle the Ventnor Police Department
does not unlock vehicles. Contacting a locksmith is the best
alternative in most cases.
I just relocated to New Jersey, how soon do I need to get a New Jersey
new resident with a valid license from another state must obtain a New
Jersey license within 60 days.
Does the City of Ventnor require that my pets be licensed?
all dogs and cats within the City shall be licensed. It shall be
unlawful for the owner of any dog, regardless of age, to permit such
dog to run at large at any time in the City of Ventnor.
Does the City of Ventnor allow dogs on the boardwalk and beaches?
not allowed on the boardwalk, but, dogs are allowed on the beaches
between October 1 and May 15 in the
area of the beach washed daily by the high tide.
Should I report suspicious activity in my neighborhood?
The Ventnor Police Department
depends on citizens to call and report crimes or suspicious activity.
The dispatcher who takes your call will ask questions about the
activity to determine its nature and ask for descriptions of the
people involved. You can choose to remain anonymous, or give your name
and number in case an officer needs further information.
I understand that Ventnor Police
Department is often in need of School Crossing Guards. Who do I
contact to become one?
Being a school crossing guard is rewarding, part-time work that makes a positive contribution to the safety of our children. Contact the Administrative Captain of Police at (609) 822-2101.
How do I get a copy of a police report?
The Ventnor Police Department provides copies of
closed Police Reports and Motor Vehicle Accident Reports for incidents
that occurred within the City of Ventnor and that the Department has
investigated. The Ventnor Police Department provides these copies at a
nominal fee per page.
How to obtain a case copy:
Reports are generally furnished to you while you
wait. More complicated cases can take longer.
The State of New Jersey and Ventnor Police
Department Policy regulates who may receive copies of cases. In some
instances your copy may be edited to withhold certain information
pending disposition of the case, or for other reasons.
How early in the morning can I start
construction and/or use construction tools at my house?
Domestic power tools, lawn mowers or
agricultural equipment are permitted when operated with a muffler
between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm on weekdays and 9:00 am and
8:00 pm on weekends and legal holidays, provided that they produce
less than 85 dBA at or within any real property line of a residential
When can I ride my bike on the
From July 1 to Labor Day, bicycles are permitted to operate from 6:00 am to 12:00 noon Saturday and Sunday, with daylight hours on Monday through Friday.