About the Town...

The Town of Ocean Ridge has a Town Commission, which acts as the policy making board of the Town with all legislative powers.  The Commission consists of five members who are elected at large by the electors of the Town.  Any elector of the Town is eligible to hold the office of Town Commissioner.

There is an annual election on the second Tuesday in March of each year to fill the vacancies occasioned by the expiration or early termination of the terms of office of Commissioners.  The Commissioners receive compensation of $100.00 per month.  Each year the Commissioners select from their members a Mayor and a Vice Mayor.

The current Mayor of the Town is James A. Bonfiglio, Vice-Mayor is Don Magruder and the Commissioners are Philip Besler, Steve Coz, and Kristine de Haseth.

The Town Manager James S. Titcomb, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the Town is responsible to the Commission for the administration of all Town affairs as defined per the Charter, Town Code and placed in his charge.  The Town Manager runs the day-to-day operations of the Town.  You may reach Mr. Titcomb at (561) 732-2635 or via email.

The Town Clerk, Tracey Stevens, serves as the Treasurer of the Town and with the assistance of a Deputy Clerk, Jean Hallahan, is responsible for all the Town's finances, record keeping, archives and posting and publishing of notices and ordinances.  You may reach Tracey Stevens by contacting Town Hall at 561-732-2635 or via email. You may reach Jean Hallahan by contacting Town Hall at (561) 732-2635 or via email.

A Planning and Zoning Commission consists of five members and two alternate members who are appointed by the Town Commission.  The Planning and Zoning Commission proposes and reviews applications for amendments to the comprehensive plan, hears applications for district boundary change amendments to the Land Development Code, major development site plans and special exceptions including planned residential developments, and subdivision plats. The Town Commission has the authority to consider and take final action on all matters heard or brought before the Planning and Zoning Commission. The Planning and Zoning Commission makes recommendations to the Town Commission. Current members of the Planning and Zoning Commission are:

Gerald Goray (Chair), Ric Carey, David Hutchins, Penny Kosinski, and Mark Marsh. 
Alternates are James Leming and and Neil Hennigan.

The Board of Adjustment consists of five members and two alternate members who are appointed by the Town Commission. The Board of Adjustment acts on any requests for variances to zoning ordinances. Current members of the Board of Adjustment are:

Betty Bingham, Bruce Gimmy (Chair), Susan Hurlburt, Polly Joa, Hans Kahlert.
Alternates are Kimberlee Duke Marshall and Robert Sloat.

Correspondence to members of the Town Commission or any other board members should be made in care of Town of Ocean Ridge at 6450 N Ocean Blvd., Ocean Ridge, FL 33435.

Town Hall Hours & General Contact Information:

Town Hall Telephones:

561-732-2635 (main)

561-737-8359 (fax)

561-738-ORFL (6735)
Citizen Information Line

Public Lobby Open
for Town Business:

Mon.-Fri. 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
All other times use Police Dispatch Entrance

Social Media:

Police Dept. 24/7/365:

911 (emergency)


8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Public Records Hours

The Town of Ocean Ridge, 6450 North Ocean Boulevard, Ocean Ridge, Florida 33435
Tel. (561) 732-2635
Fax (561) 737-8359 www.oceanridgeflorida.com

PLEASE NOTE: Florida has a very broad public records law. Most written communications to or from the Town of Ocean Ridge officials and employees regarding public business are public records available to the public and media upon request. Your e-mail communications may be subject to public disclosure. Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing. The views expressed in email messages may not necessarily reflect those of the Town of Ocean Ridge. Thank you.

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