PUBLIC HEARINGS/ANNOUNCEMENTS

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 110, Zoning, of the Code of the Town of Ocean City, Maryland, notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be conducted by the Planning and Zoning Commission in the Council Chambers of City Hall located at 301 Baltimore Avenue in the Town of Ocean City, Maryland on:

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2022

At 7:00 pm

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 110-143 of the Town of Ocean City Zoning Ordinance, a zoning map amendment is proposed for a parcel designated as PF Pier Franchise District. The intent of the Pier Franchise District is to identify the amusement and fishing pier area located east of Atlantic Avenue (boardwalk) at Wicomico Street. The use and operation of this district is regulated under Chapter 39, Article VI (Pier Franchise) of the Code of the Town of Ocean City which supersedes any conflicting ordinances, including the zoning ordinance.

The PF Adjustment is described as:

1) Pier Franchise Zoning District to be adjusted to include the full Pier Franchise Area as defined in Section 39-401 of the Ocean City Code of Ordinances and recorded in the Land Records of Worcester County Plat SRB Liber 252 Folio 28.

APPLICANT: MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL, TOWN OF OCEAN CITY (FILE #22-14100009)

No oral or written testimony will be accepted after the close of the public hearing. Public hearings that are not completed at one meeting may be continued without additional advertised notice provided the Commission Chairperson announces that the hearing will be continued and gives persons in attendance an opportunity to sign up for written notice of the additional hearing dates.

For further information concerning this public hearing, please contact the Department of Planning and Community Development, Room 242, City Hall, 301 Baltimore Avenue, Ocean City, MD 21842, phone 410-289-8855.