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.
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:
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:
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:
The Town of Ocean Ridge, 6450 North Ocean Boulevard, Ocean Ridge,
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