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Welcome to Asbury Park in Monmouth County, NewJersey, a beach city unlike any other. Equidistant between New York City and Philadelphia, Asbury Park is a funky, artistic, and off-beat city driven by entrepreneurs and creative spirits.
Asbury Park’s business community is as vibrant and diverse as its citizens. Our summer months might make the most headlines and draw the biggest crowds, but Asbury is also home to a year-round community of residents and businesses. Business centers include the Boardwalk, Asbury Avenue, the Downtown Business District, Springwood Avenue, and the Main Street corridor. We would love for you to join our business community!
2. If you are doing renovations, repairs, upgrades, change of use, etc., get a Construction Permit and Zoning Permit.
3. If you are not doing construction on the site, visit the Construction Department for a Certificate of Continued Occupancy.
4. Pick up an application for a Mercantile License at the City Clerk’s office
5. When you are ready to open, schedule Mercantile Inspections through Code Enforcement, Fire Department, Zoning Department, and Construction Department.
6. When all signatures for inspections are obtained, return to the Clerk’s office (with your Insurance Certfiicate and Certificate of Zoning Compliance) for issuance of your Mercantile License!
7. Remember to renew your Mercantile and/or Sidewalk/Cafe License annually.
TOTAL TIME: Estimated 1 to 6 months
TOTAL FEE: $320 and up
1 Municipal Plaza Asbury Park, NJ 07712
City Manager 732-502-5755
City Clerk 732-502-5720
Code Enforcement 732-502-5742
Tax Assessor 732-502-5750
Public Works 732-775-0900
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Asbury Park Business Committee
Co-Chairs Bianca Freda (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Kathy Kelly (email@example.com)
Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce
Interfaith Neighbors Business Development Center
Monmouth County Health Department
Monmouth Small Business Development Center
NJ Business Registrations
NJ Compensation Rating and Inspection Bureau
Urban Enterprise Zone