Surge In New Motorized Devices On Boardwalk Leads Council To Freeze Specific Rental Licenses

OCEAN CITY – With an increase of motorized rentals on the Boardwalk, city officials have decided to place a freeze on issuing such rental licenses for the time being until town regulations are examined. The topic of hoverboard rentals on the Boardwalk was brought before the Mayor and City Council on Monday evening following the… Read more »

Street Performers Call New System ‘Badly Broken’; Council Seeks Constructive Approach To Solutions

OCEAN CITY – As the summer winds down, a list of what is not working for performers on the Boardwalk was voiced before the Mayor and City Council with officials assuring their concerns will be reviewed for possible change. An ordinance on second reading to update language within the City Code regarding street performers came… Read more »

Mayor Believes New Street Performers’ Regs Working

OCEAN CITY – Mayor Rick Meehan addressed the Boardwalk performers’ protest last week during a code amendment discussion on performers and municipal infractions. On Monday evening, an ordinance adding the recently implemented street performing regulations to the City Code’s section for municipal infractions, while also revising the list of personnel authorized to issue citations, came… Read more »

Council Looks For Short-Term Solution, But Aims To Wrap Rental Concerns Into New Comp Plan

OCEAN CITY – The discussion over implementing a R1A Single-Family Residential District has reached the Mayor and City Council, and it seems the immediate track will be finding a short-term solution until the update of the Comprehensive Plan is complete. At the end of last summer, Ocean City experienced a growing number of rental concerns… Read more »