Town of Ocean Ridge
6450 North Ocean Blvd.
Ocean Ridge, FL 33435

www.oceanridgeflorida.com


Proudly serving the residents of Ocean Ridge for 86 years

The Mission of the Town of Ocean Ridge is to create and maintain a beautifully landscaped, diverse seaside community built around the family and civic pride, state of the art public services and infrastructure that enhances the natural beauty of our Town.

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1/26/18
1/31/18 
River Drive Area Water Shut Down & Boil Water Notice: The scheduled shutdown will be from 9AM-1PM (approximately) on Monday, January 29 and the Boil Water Alert will be for 48 hours. Door hangers will be posted today at the effected properties. UPDATE: Boil water notice has been lifted as of 1:25PM. (Posted 1/26/18, Updated 1/31/18)
11/30/17 Child Identification Program
11/13/17 Boynton's Holiday Events
11/9/17 South End Milling/Paving Project: M & M/All County Paving, Inc. has begun the milling and paving project down at the south end of Town. Roads to be repaved are as follows: East Anna, Beachway Drive, Island Drive South, Osprey Drive, Dolphin Bend, Dolphin Drive, Fayette Drive, Douglas Drive, Oceanview Drive. Any questions, please call Town Hall at 561-732-2635.
10/23/17 Ocean Ridge Police Dept. Crime Alert
10/23/17 Boynton Beach's Flood Awareness Workshop: A King Tide Event
10/12/17 Employment Opportunities:
Applications are currently being accepted for the following positions:
*Certified Building Official
*Police Dispatcher/Clerk
*Police Officers
*Police Reserve Officer
10/5/17 Ocean Ridge "King Tides" Cycle Flooding Alert
10/3/17 King Tides: Sun-Sentinel article regarding king tides that could impact Ocean Ridge and surrounding areas
10/2/17 Ordinance No. 625 - New Work Hours
9/6/17-9/29/17

Hurricane Irma

Be prepared! Hurricane Irma is impacting our area significantly. Please view the County's Hurricane Guide for more information on recommended supplies, shelters, evacuation routes and more. You may also want to sign up for PBC Alert and visit the National Hurricane Center website for most up-to-date information on Hurricane Irma. Town Officials are participating in daily County Emergency Operations and the Governor's State Conference Calls for emergency management as part of the town's preparations. Public Safety is fully staffed throughout this event.
 

Town of Ocean Ridge Media & Residents Update #12 (Posted 9/29/17)
Town of Ocean Ridge Media & Residents Update #11 (Posted 9/22/17)
Town of Ocean Ridge Media & Residents Final Release #10 Final (Posted 9/19/17)
Town of Ocean Ridge Media & Residents Release #9 (Posted 9/14/17)
Town of Ocean Ridge Media & Residents Release #8 (Posted 9/13/17)
Town of Ocean Ridge Media & Residents Release #7 (Posted 9/12/17)
Town of Ocean Ridge Media & Residents Release #6 (Posted 9/11/17)
Town of Ocean Ridge Media & Residents Release #5 (Posted 9/10/17)

Town of Ocean Ridge Media & Residents Release #4 (Posted 9/9/17)
Town of Ocean Ridge Media & Residents Release #3 (Posted 9/8/17)
Town of Ocean Ridge Media & Residents Release #2 (Posted 9/7/17)
Town of Ocean Ridge Media & Residents Release (Posted 9/6/17)

Price Gouging Hotline: 1-866-9-NO-SCAM (1-866-966-7226)

9/21/17 Bulk Hurricane Debris Remnants: Bulk Hurricane Debris Contractors are in town removing large piles of vegetation and debris. However, small debris and leaves remain. We ask that you collect and containerize these small piles for bulk pick-up on Tuesdays so that these small items do not negatively impact the storm drains. Thank you for your cooperation.
9/20/17 Roof Damage Caused By Hurricane Irma? Operation Blue Roof may be able to help. Call 1-800-ROOF-BLU or visit saj.usace.army.mil/blueroof
9/15/17 Recycle Services: Recycle services will not be collected on Friday, September 15. Recycle services will resume Friday, September 22.
9/13/17 FPL Hurricane Irma Update
9/12/17 American Red Cross Power Outage and Returning Home Checklist
9/12/17 FEMA Disaster Assistance: If you received damages from Hurricane Irma, you may be eligible for assistance. For more information, please visit: fema.gov/hurricane-irma and DisasterAssistance.gov
09/1/17 Employment Opportunities:
Applications are currently being accepted for the following positions:
Police Dispatcher/Clerk
Police Officers
Police Reserve Officer
If you have any questions, please call Ocean Ridge Police Department at 561-732-8331.
9/5/17 SWA: As Hurricane Threatens, Limit Yard Work
8/30/17 Harvey Donations: Florida Division of Emergency Management recommends making Harvey relief donations through @NationalVOAD (or a charity of your choice); says cash donations are best as Texas is unable to handle physical donations (clothing, etc.)
8/22/17 Request for Qualifications for Inlet Cay Island Engineering Drainage Study
8/18/17 PSA from ORPD: Leave It.... Lock it!
8/14/17 PSA from ORPD: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
8/11/17 Ocean Avenue Bridge Closures: Ocean Avenue Bridge Closure will begin at 9PM and open at 5AM on Sunday, August 13, Monday night, August 14, and Tuesday night, August 15. Motorists may detour via US1 or A1A to Woolbright Road during the bridge closures. The following week, the bridge will close again from 9PM until 5AM, Sunday night, August 20, Monday night, August 21, and Tuesday night, August 22.
7/25/17 Public Notice: Special Exception for Ocean Inlet Park
7/18/17 Lost Cat
6/16/17 Paving Schedule: Paving will begin on June 19, 2017 in this order: Bonito Drive, Marlin Drive, Island Drive, Ridge Lane, W. Anna Street, Engle Drive, Harbour Drive South, Harbour Drive North. Should you have any questions or concerns, please call Town Hall at 561-732-2635.
6/8/17 Update: The closure has been postponed until further notice. (Posted 6/12/17)
Ocean Avenue Bridge Closure
: The Ocean Avenue bridge will be closed June 18-20 from 9PM until 5AM due to repairs. Please use Woolbright or another alternate route. (Posted 6/8/17)
6/1/17 The City of Boynton Beach will be flushing waterlines from June 9 - July 7, 2017 as part of their annual preventative maintenance. You may notice chlorine odor or taste.  For more information, please call Water Quality Division at 561-742-6964
6/1/17 Solid Waste Authority: Hurricane Garbage and Storm Debris
5/19/17 Boynton Beach Art in Public Places: Cocoanut Dreams Exhibit & Reception from 5:30PM - 7PM on June 7. The reception is free and open to the public. Location is at Boynton Beach City Library at 208 S. Seacrest Blvd.
5/17/17 Click It or Ticket: The Ocean Ridge Police Department will be participating in the National Click It or Ticket campaign on May 22, 2017 and continue through June 4, 2017. All officers will be focused on unsafe habits of all roadway users. This campaign will begin with a "Border to Border" event on May 22, 2017 from 4:00PM to 8:00PM, where departments from around the country will focus enforcement on traffic safety and safety belt usage.

The Ocean Ridge Police Department encourages all motorists to buckle up and drive safely
5/17/17 Lost Dog
5/5/17
5/15/17
Hammock Park Parking Lot: Between May 8-10, the parking lot at the Hammock Park will be closed due to asphalt overlaying and restriping. However, the beach access shall remain open to the public. Update: 5/17-19, work is continuing at the park and will be closed part of the morning and open when available.
4/27/17 FEMA/Flood Insurance Study: From May 8-12, field survey teams for FEMA will be conducting a Flood Insurance Study and Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map updates in Ocean Ridge. Please drive cautiously near the field survey crew.
4/21/17 Ocean Avenue Bridge Painting Project begins April 24 until Fall 2017. There may be some lane closures periodically pertaining to this project. For more information, please contact Meredith Cruz, Public Information Officer, at 561-641-6440.
4/21/17 FPL Project/Road Closure: From Thompson Street to Little Club (Delray), one lane will be closed in each direction from 9AM-4PM, Monday through Friday, beginning April 24 through July 2017 for pole replacement. Flaggers will be on-site to direct traffic. Sidewalks may be closed, as needed. For more information, please contact Project Manager, Shan Miller at 480-202-1417.
4/10/17 Ocean Avenue Bridge Painting/Project Open House
3/15/17 Unofficial Municipal Election Results
3/15/17 Solid Waste Management Accounting Disclosure
3/10/17 Public Health Advisor for Oceanfront Park Canceled
3/8/17 Public Health Advisory for Oceanfront Park
3/6/17 Board Vacancies Notice
2/2/17 Free Shred Event in April
12/9/16 Vice Mayor Lucibella Resigns
12/9/16 Employment Opportunities:
Applications are currently being accepted for the following positions:
Police Dispatcher/Clerk
Police Officers
Police Reserve Officer
If you have any questions, please call Ocean Ridge Police Department at 561-732-8331.
11/29/16 City of Boynton Beach's Holiday Celebration
11/28/16 Lost/Missing Yorki-Poo
11/21/16 SWA: Drop Lots of Toys for Tots
11/17/16 FPL: How To Spot A Scam
11/1/16 Request For Proposals: Proposal No. 16-01 Auditing Services
10/27/16 Beach Erosion Exposed Potentially Dangerous Obstacles: Weather and ocean conditions of King Tides, high surf and erosion have been predominant since the passing of Hurricane Matthew and have unearthed and exposed these formally buried obstacles up and down the coast. Our public access crossovers and other historic structures in the sand have all been compromised by the exacerbated conditions. The public should be vigilant and careful around these newly exposed dangers while we work with the jurisdictional agencies to mitigate them. Remember a Town Building Permit and possibly DEP or other agency permits may be required for any significant repair or replacement of damaged structures. Any questions or concerns, please call Town Hall at 561-732-2635.
10/27/16 "If I Were Elected Mayor,...." - FL League of Cities & FL League of Mayors are sponsoring the contest open to all 7th graders in a FL public, private, and home schooled students. See flyer and entry form for details.
10/12/16 Edith Street Crossover Temporary Closure: Due to beach erosion, the Edith Street Crossover has been temporarily closed until the stair system can be repaired and improved. Keep in mind that we are currently in turtle season and the mitigation efforts are limited at this time.
10/12/16 Vegetation Collection: Republic Services will resume collection of debris first thing this morning (10/12). Please be patient while we do everything we can to get the Town clear after last week’s extreme weather conditions which resulted in more than usual vegetation. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. SWA PBC News
10/5/16 Ocean Ridge Facing the Possibility of a Major Hurricane
10/4/16 Ocean Ridge Closely Monitoring Hurricane Matthew
10/4/16 SWA: As Hurricane Threatens, Do Not Trim Trees
9/30/16 Hurricane Matthew: Ocean Ridge is closely monitoring Hurricane Matthew forecast reports released from the National Hurricane Center. We are preparing for potential heavy rainfall and wind associated with this storm. Residents should be prepared and monitor local media outlets and the official forecast updates from NHC.
9/26/16 Boynton Beach to Host Shred-A-Thon
9/14/16 Revised Building Permit Fee Schedule Effective October 1, 2016
9/8/16 SWA: Coloring Contest: Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County is partnering with WFLX-TV FOX29 and Whole Foods to create a coloring contest for inspired creative recyclers! Winners will receive prizes and recognition at a celebration of America Recycles Day on Nov. 19 at the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County’s Education Center (6751 N. Jog Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33412). For more information, please visit their website.
8/31/16 All Aboard Lane Closure: All Aboard Florida Lane Closure begins Thursday, September 8, 2016 7:00 AM - Thursday, September 15, 2016 6:00 PM. See image for map. Questions or concerns, please visit their website.
8/31/16 SWA: Recycled Paint Program - This program is a one-time donation of exterior latex recycled paint available to qualified Palm Beach County homeowners, nonprofit, and government agencies. For more information, please visit SWA's website.
8/25/16 Ocean Ridge Closely Monitoring Tropical Disturbance in Caribbean
8/25/16 SWA News: As Potential Storm Threatens, Do Not Trim Trees
7/18/16 Dallas Foundation: Line of Duty Fund for their fallen officers
6/28/16 Lost/Missing Dog (Update - Dog has been found)
6/21/16 Lane Closure: Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will be conducting a Maintenance Inspection of the Boynton Inlet Bridge (Bridge # 930061) located on State Road A-1-A (North Ocean Avenue) in Boynton Beach, Florida on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 beginning at approximately 9:00 a.m. and continuing until approximately 4:00 p.m.  In the event of inclement weather, the inspection will be rescheduled to Wednesday, June 22, 2016.  This inspection will require roadway lane closures on State Road A-1-A (North Ocean Avenue) and will cause reduced vertical clearance to marine vessels that may be operating on the Boynton Inlet Navigational Channel.
06/16/16 Lost/Missing Cat (Update - Cat has been found)
 
#FLCitiesStandTogether
6/10/16 FPL Tree Trimming: FPL crews will be in Ocean Ridge clearing power lines within the next few weeks. This work involves trimming tree limbs and palms that could interfere with power lines - and cause safety hazards and power outages or flickers. The remaining tree debris will be removed. Should you have any questions, please call 866-274-9098.
5/20/16 ORPD: Click It or Ticket Campaign
04/29/16 Boynton Beach to Host Shred-A-Thon on May 7. Ocean Ridge residents may participate in the shred event.
04/28/16 Edith Street Crossover Temporary Closure: Due to beach erosion, the Edith Street Crossover has been temporarily closed until the stair system can be repaired and improved. Keep in mind that we are currently in turtle season and the mitigation efforts may be limited at this time. *Update* Edith Street Crossover is now open**
04/20/16 The City of Boynton Beach will be flushing waterlines from April 16 - May 16 as part of their annual preventative maintenance. You may notice chlorine odor or taste.  For more information, please call 561-742-6964.
04/13/16 Free Shred Event at Palm Beach State College
04/05/16 ORPD: Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow Campaign
04/05/16 Board Appointment Opportunities: The Commission will consider a Board of Adjustment appointment for one regular member and two alternates at the May 2 Regular Town Commission meeting. Interested residents must be registered voters of the Town and submit a resume to the Clerk’s Office by April 25, 2016 at 3:00PM. If you have any questions, please call Town Hall at 561-732-2635.
03/21/16 Lost/Missing Cat & Found Dock Box - Cat has been found, Lockbox returned to owner
03/16/16 Municipal Election Unofficial Results: Dr. Lynn Allison 356 or 44.44%, Steve Coz 445 or 55.56%
03/03/16 Lost/Missing Cat (Whitey returned home)
03/02/16 ORPD Public Information/Press Release - Suspicious Vehicle
02/29/16 ORPD Public Information/Press Release - Robbery
02/29/16 ORPD Public Information/Press Release - Robbery
02/18/16 County Commissioner Abrams: Zika Virus Update
02/01/16 Boil Water Alert: A boil water notice is in effect for all of Sabal Island Dr. and the West side of A1A in the 6700 Block that runs alongside of Sabal Island. A door hanger advising of the boil water was left on effected properties. For more information call Boynton Water at 561-742-6300.
01/27/16 Residents: Please click link to review & complete the Barrier Island Community Survey which is in regards to the fire/ems services to barrier island communities. The survey will remain open until 5PM on February 12, 2016.
01/20/16 ORPD Resident Alert

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