Town of Ocean Ridge
6450 North Ocean Blvd.
Ocean Ridge, FL 33435

Proudly serving the residents of Ocean Ridge for 87 years

The Mission of the Town of Ocean Ridge is to create and maintain a beautifully landscaped, diverse seaside community built around family and civic pride, state of the art public services and infrastructure that enhances the natural beauty of our Town.

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561-737-8359 (fax)
561-738-ORFL (6735)
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Pardon Our Digital Dust: Temporary updates are being posted here in advance of our "all new" website currently in production to go live in the near future. Information updates are posted below in our calendar and news sections.

Town Information & Events Calendar

Hurricane Season begins June 1 and ends November 30
Be Prepared for the 2018 Hurricane Season

Manatee Season begins November 15 and ends March 31

November 19 Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting begins at 8:30AM in the Commission Chambers. *canceled* 
November 19 - December 12 Ocean Ridge Police Department's Operation Kid's Toy Drop: Unwrapped toys will be distributed through the Guardian ad Litem Program of Palm Beach County. Please see flyer for more details. 
November 22 Thanksgiving Day - Town Hall closed. There will be no inspections and no contractor work.
November 23 Thanksgiving Holiday - Town Hall closed. There will be no inspections but contractors may work.
November 24 Sea Angels Beach Cleanup begins 8AM Ocean Inlet Park. For more information, please visit
November 26 Town Commission Vacancy: There is currently a vacancy on the Town Commission.  Residents interested in filling the vacancy shall submit a letter of interest and resume to the Town Clerk by November 26, 2018. The Commission may appoint a resident/qualified elector at the December 3, 2018 meeting to fill the unexpired term of James Bonfiglio until the March 12, 2019 Municipal Election.  
November 30 Ocean Ridge's Annual Holiday Celebration will be from 5:30PM-7:30PM at Town Hall. 
December 1 Sand Sifters Beach Cleanup begins at 8AM and ends at 10:30AM at Oceanfront Park. For more information, please visit
December 1 Boynton's Holiday Parade begins at 4PM. Please call the City of Boynton Beach at 561-742-6642 for more information. 
December 3 Regular Town Commission meeting begins at 6PM in the Commission Chambers. The agenda will be posted when it becomes available.
December 3-14 Candidate filing dates runs from noon on December 3 until noon on December 14 in the Town Clerk's Office. Should you have any questions, please call Town Hall at 561-732-2635.
December 4 Code Enforcement Hearing begins at 10AM in the Commission Chambers. The agenda will be posted when it becomes available. (tentative)
December 4 The Book Club will meet from 5:45PM-7PM at Pelican Cove. Any questions, please address them to Linda Sorenson at
December 10 Planning & Zoning Commission meeting begins at 8:30AM in the Commission Chambers. The agenda will be posted when it becomes available. Public Hearing Notices
December 14 Holiday Boat Parade begins at 6:30PM and will end at 9PM. For more information, please contact City of Boynton Beach at 561-600-9097. 
December 25 Christmas Day - Town Hall will be closed. There will be no inspections and contractors may not work.
December 29 Sea Angels Beach Cleanup begins 8AM Ocean Inlet Park. For more information, please visit

Updates to the calendar will be made as they occur.
Meetings and events are linked to their agenda when available.


Town News

Climate Change Sea Level Rise Article Submitted by Vice-Mayor Don MaGruder (Posted 10/30/18)
Beachway Crossover Restoration Project:
On Monday, October 22, 2018, the Beachway Crossover will be closed due the Beachway Crossover Restoration Project. The Beachway Crossover will be closed indefinitely until work has been completed. Please use other public beach access until further notice. Thank you for your cooperation. (Posted 10/19/18)

ORPD: Red Tide Alert (Posted 10/4/18)
New Building Department Fee Schedule Effective October 1, 2018 (Posted 9/7/18)
Iguana Control Request for Proposal Notification: The Town of Ocean Ridge may be considering the possibility of requesting proposals for iguana control in the near future.  If you would like to be notified in the event the Town requests bids for iguana control, please email Town Clerk Tracey Stevens at as soon as possible.  Sending your contact information to the Town Clerk is not a guarantee that you will be notified so you are also urged to periodically review the Town’s website for upcoming bidding opportunities. (Posted 8/24/18)

Child Identification Program (Posted 11/30/17)

Ocean Ridge Police Department Employment Opportunities Available! Join Our Team:
 Applications are currently being accepted for the following positions:
 *Police Dispatcher   *Police Officer  *Police Reserve Officer (Update 07/20/18)

Return unwanted or expired prescriptions, over-the-counter, and other household medication (including pet medicine) at the Ocean Ridge Police Department lobby in the MedReturn Drug Collection Drop Box. (Posted 7/12/13)

Peggy Adams Free Spay/Neuter Cats, Pit Bulls/Pit Mixes PBC

Pet OwnersFor your animal's safety and the safety of your neighbors, please remember to secure your pets by a collar and leash as you walk them around the Town and especially on Old Ocean Blvd. where pedestrian traffic is heavy.  Thank you. (Posted 7/8/08)

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Website last updated: Friday November 16, 2018


Those Needing Assistance or Wish To Help Victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Marie:
*Senator Nelson: Help For Loved Ones in Puerto Rico and the U. S. Virgin Islands
*Senator Rubio: Helping Puerto Ricans Recover From Hurricane Maria
*Local Organization: Palm Beach County Cares

Sea Turtle Nesting Season begins March 1 and ends October 31
Lighting Guidelines / Sea Turtle Brochure

Hurricane Season begins June 1 and ends November 30
Be Prepared for the 2018 Hurricane Season

Manatee Season begins November 15 and ends March 31

Zika Virus Fact Sheet / Health Department Information /
Zika Brochure / Mosquitoes Brochure /
Fight Zika Together Brochure from Clarke

Clarke Authorization and Hold Harmless Agreement
MOBILE EYES is a program of the Traffic Safety Committee of the Palm Beaches. If you see impaired drivers, call 9-1-1 and mention MOBILE EYES. If an arrest is made then you are eligible to receive $100.

The 511 Traveler Information System is FDOT’s toll-free traffic resource, offering up-to-date information on crashes, congestion, construction and more on all of Florida’s interstates, toll roads and major metropolitan roadways. Visit for more details. Additionally, you may follow specific road information on Twitter: @fl511_turnpike—Florida’s Turnpike, @fl511_i95 - Interstate 95 in Florida, @fl511_state for statewide information, and @fl511_southeast for local information. New system launch toolkit.

211 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast assists people by providing crisis intervention, information, assessment and referral to community services and by providing infrastructure support to the health and human service delivery system. For more information, visit

Contact the Office of Inspector General to report allegations or see illustrations of suspected waste, fraud, misconduct, mismanagement or other abuses.

June is Flood Awareness Month! Click link for more details!


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