Ocean City, NJ
Cape May County
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[Ord. #1093, § 1]
It is the intention of the City to create a tidal flood plain zone to prevent and eliminate conditions which, in the event of flood and storm, threaten the public health, safety and welfare and which lead to damage to, or loss of, property.
[Ord. #1093, § 2]
The tidal flood plain zone includes all areas of the City lying waterward of official bay side flood plain line as shown on the accompanying map designated "Official Bay Side Flood Plain Line, Ocean City, New Jersey, dated December 1, 1971" and continuing to the municipal boundary. This zone specifically includes all islands in the bay.
[Ord. #1093, § 3]
The following uses are permitted within the tidal flood plain zone:
Open space, fish and wildlife preserve, hunting, fishing, boating and marine agriculture.
Necessary governmental facilities for the public health, safety and welfare.
Only between the "Official Bay Side Flood Plain Line of the City of Ocean City" and the pierhead line established by the New Jersey State Bureau of Navigation, the following uses are permitted in addition to the uses permitted in paragraphs a and b:
Piers, docks, facilities for the docking, anchoring, mooring, launching, storing, sale, rental and servicing of boats.
[Ord. #1093, § 3]
No land or building shall be used for any purpose not permitted in subsection 20-3.1. No alterations of the natural characteristic of any lands through diking, ditching, filling or similar activities shall be permitted.
[Ord. #1093, § 4]
Any person in violation of this Chapter shall be liable to the penalty as established in Chapter 1, Section 1-6.