410-289-8824 – 301 N. Baltimore Avenue – Ocean City, MD

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Council Meetings:

The Mayor and Council meet for regular council meetings the first and third Monday of each month. These meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. and are held in the Council Chambers, City Hall. A previous Tuesday, 1:00 p.m., work session is usually held before this regular council meeting.


Copies of all city ordinances, resolutions and charter resolutions are on file. Some of these go back to the late 1800’s. Our Code of the Town of Ocean City was revised during the fall of ’99 and is added to this home page.


Recognized Passport Acceptance Location. You may apply for your US Passport at the Clerk’s Office, room 220, City Hall, between the hours of 9:00 am to 3:00pm, Monday through Friday (except holidays). You will need two (2) checks, proof of US Citizenship, proof of identity and two (2) recent 2″x2″ photographs. Clerks Office can provide photos for you at $10.60 per applicant. Check or Money Order required for the US Department of State’s Fee. For any questions, call 410-289-8824 or 8842.


The Clerk’s Office schedules meetings and assists the following boards: Please direct your inquiries to these boards to the Clerk’s Office.

Board of Elections – Seven member board appointed by the Mayor and Council on or before the third Monday of May in every even numbered year. Appointed for two year term. Current members are: Mary A. Bradford, Chairman, Jamie Albright, Amy Rothermel, Priscilla Pennington-Zytkowicz, Barbara Schmitt, Debi Cook and Vicki Barrett.

This board reviews the voter rolls and recommends changes or corrections as appropriate. They conduct the municipal election.

Noise Board – Seven member board appointed by the Mayor and Council for a three year term. The members are:

Herbert B. Ashley, Frank A. Gunter, Betty Phillips, Jacqueline Friedman, Sean M. Rox & Brett Wolf.

This board handles complaints concerning violations under the provisions of Chapter 30, Noise. They work with members of the police department to reach solutions and offer recommendations to reduce problems caused by the town’s transient and temporary population.

Ethics Commission – Five members and two alternate members appointed by the Mayor and Council for a three year term. Members are: Charles A. Barrett, Chairman, Joe Mulholland, Fran Kelly, Thomas Howarth, Carroll W. Wagner.

The Ethics Commission reviews all required forms under Chapter 2, Public Ethics Financial Disclosure. They provide published advisory opinions to persons subject to this chapter and they process and make determinations as to complaints filed by any person alleging violation of this chapter.

Beach Mediation Board – Five member board appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Council. One member must be a member of the City Council. Appointed for terms beginning and ending with the term of the appointing Mayor. Members are: Larry Layton, Ed Smith, William Bandorick III and Ronald Springer.

This board receives and handles complaints for the beach equipment rental franchise and beach photographers franchise. They conduct the bid opening for the beach equipment rental franchise.