At their monthly meeting on Thursday, the BAC heard from Mr. Peterson, representing the company developing the Marlin Bay Project, who presented the design changes for the Marlin Bay Apartment Complex which mainly consisted of reducing part of the building to 3 stories. Mr. Davenport, chair of BAC, cautioned commission members and visitors that zoning… Continue Reading →
The Bayfront Advisory Commission will hear from the Marlin Bay Apartment Complex developers again at their virtual meeting on Thursday, April 15 at 3:30. The developers will present a slightly redesigned project with 197 units instead of 222. The new plan (see above drawing) shows a change to one part of the apartment building along… Continue Reading →
On Thursday, April 8th the OPCL community heard from Mr. Dan Adams, P.E. Coastal Program Manger and Mr. James White, P.E. Coastal Program Manager, who addressed concerns about the erosion at the Ocean Park beach and plans for replenishment. (for the slide presentation: see previous post) Here are some highlights from Mr. Adam’s presentation and… Continue Reading →
Louise and George Lyon were lifelong members of the Ocean Park Civic League and dedicated a good portion of their free time to serving the community in which they lived. They were especially committed to supporting the Ocean Park Volunteer Rescue Squad which was the first all volunteer rescue squad established in Virginia Beach and… Continue Reading →
At the Planning Commission hearing on March 10, 2021, the following ordinance changes regarding Short Term Rentals in the city of Virginia Beach were approved. (Sandbridge was excluded except for one safety measure). Two overlay districts with limitations were created: East Shore Drive was approved as an overlay district. STRs would be allowed with a… Continue Reading →
No application has been filed yet with the Planning Commission for the proposed development of the Marlin Bay Apartment complex. From our meeting with the developer, we know that they may be contemplating some changes in the project. However the change in zoning and the density and large scale that will be allowed by that… Continue Reading →
Developer’s request for zoning change to build 222-unit apartment complex in Ocean Park Negative Impacts on Ocean Park The developer is asking the city to alter the current zoning for the properties at Marlin Bay from B2/PDH1 to conditional B4 in order to allow a residential density that is far above existing density in Ocean… Continue Reading →
The March General Membership Meeting convened on March 4th at 7:00 pm on Zoom. Meetings are open to all residents of Ocean Park. In order to participate in a vote, a resident needs to be a member in good standing which means paid up in 2021 dues. ( go here to pay your dues )…. Continue Reading →
Please consider paying your 2021 dues now. Since we have not had our usual in person meetings and Spring and Fall social events, dues are not finding their way to OPCL. We are continuing the work as best we can and we do need the community to contribute their annual dues. Follow this link to… Continue Reading →
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