General Information
City Manager
Paul Dietrich
Deputy City Manager
Justin Riggs
Confidential Aide
Hannah Faulkner
Phone Numbers
(609) 884-9536
Fax: (609) 884-9581
Emergencies: Dial 911
643 Washington St.
Cape May,

Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm

City Manager Paul Dietrich

City Manager Paul Dietrich has been involved with public service for over 24 years.  He has served as Upper Township’s Municipal Engineer since 1999 and performed numerous additional duties including IT Director, Superintendent of Public Works, Municipal Housing Liaison and Planning & Zoning Board Engineer.   Paul holds Professional licenses in both Engineering and Planning and is a Certified Municipal Engineer, Certified Floodplain Manager and Certified Public Works Manager.

Prior to entering public government, Paul worked as a Professional Engineer in private practice and worked in on a variety of engineering projects including bridge design, bridge structural inspection, commercial site design and construction inspection.

Paul and his family have lived in Cape May County since 1966.  He graduated from Ocean City High School and received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University in Boston. He currently lives in Ocean City with his wife, Cindy, after raising their four children with his wife, Cindy, in Dennisville.  While in Dennisville, he coached soccer, baseball and street-hockey and served as both Cubmaster and Scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts of America for over 15 years.


Positions Held:

 January 2024 – Present            City Manager

July 2023 – Present                  City Engineer


2015, Outstanding Local Floodplain Manager


Contact Us:

Phone: (609) 884-9536 

Cape May City, NJ

City Manager

643 Washington Street; Cape May, NJ 08204-2397