They'll only be allowed back for four hours to put out trash, take pictures and remove small personal items.
Residents of Holgate and North Beach on Long Beach Island also are getting access to their hard-hit homes.
More than 253,000 homes and businesses in New Jersey are waiting to get their electricity back. The goal is to restore service by Sunday.
They spent the coldest night since the storm hit with temperatures in the low to mid 30s Thursday night.
New Jersey's attorney general is filing the first lawsuits against eight businesses for alleged storm-related price gouging.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is starting to bring temporary housing to the state.