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    NEWS - Intermittent Road Closures for the Porter Avenue Infrastructure Improvement Project
    September 11, 2018 - The final grading is underway this week for the Porter Avenue project in Ocean Springs. During this process the project area – Porter Avenue between west of Williams Street and Martin Avenue – will intermittently be closed to through traffic.
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    ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE - intersection at Howard and Williams and Maginnis (from Howard to Cleveland)
    September 6, 2018 - Beginning on Monday, September 10th at 7 am until Friday, September 14th at 5 pm, the intersection of Howard and Williams and Maginnis (from Howard to Cleveland) will be closed barring any unforeseen circumstances.
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    NEWS - Ocean Springs To RESCHEDULE Public Hearing for Adoption of the Unified Development Code
    September 4, 2018 - Due to the need to prepare for impending TS Gordon, the public hearing for the UDC has been RESCHEDULED to TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2018. Written input is now due by Wednesday, September 19th by 5 pm for inclusion in the presentation.
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    SEVERE WEATHER NOTICE - Potential Flood Zone Information
    September 4, 2018 - With heavy rains and potential flooding to be expected from Tropical Storm Gordon, residents of the following areas are advised to prepare for flooding.
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    SEVERE WEATHER NOTICE - City offices will close at 2:00 pm today
    September 4, 2018 - All City of Ocean Springs offices will close at 2:00 pm today.
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    Public Hearing: Unified Development Code
    9/25/2018 | 6:00 PM | The purpose of the UDC is to consolidate and replace the current Zoning Ordinance Code and Subdivision Regulations that were first adopted in 1984. The UDC will update, streamline, and clarify these land development regulations while incorporating lessons learned and current development and regulatory issues. Elements of the UDC include but are not limited to: Zoning and subdivision regulations; development review procedures; landscaping and design standards; stormwater and floodplain management; roads and sidewalks; utility standards and the public approval process for development. Following public meetings held April 12th and 19th, the DRAFT of the Unified Development Code (UDC) was updated May 14, 2018, and made available for comment on the city’s website. Written comments will continue to be accepted on the most current DRAFT document. In order to be provided to the Planning Commission prior to the hearing, the new date for all comments must be received in the Planning Department no later than 5 pm, Wednesday, September 19, 2018. They can be submitted either: -Via email to planningadmin@oceansprings-ms.gov with “UDC COMMENTS” in the reference line -Standard mail to: Attn: UDC Comments OS Planning Department PO Box 1800 Ocean Springs, MS 39566

    Mayor and Board of Aldermen Meeting
    10/2/2018 | 6:00 PM | The Mayor and Board of Alderman meet on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in City Hall.

    Cruisin' the Coast
    10/4/2018 | 9:00 AM | Welcome to America’s Largest Block Party! Cruisin’ The Coast® began in 1996 as a festival to celebrate antique, classic and hot rod vehicles, nostalgic music and related events. Cruisin' will be coast-wide September 30-October 7. The Ocean Springs stop will be October 4-6.

    Cruisin' the Coast
    10/5/2018 | 9:00 AM | Welcome to America’s Largest Block Party! Cruisin’ The Coast® began in 1996 as a festival to celebrate antique, classic and hot rod vehicles, nostalgic music and related events. Cruisin' will be coast-wide September 30-October 7. The Ocean Springs stop will be October 4-6.

    Cruisin' the Coast
    10/6/2018 | 9:00 AM | Welcome to America’s Largest Block Party! Cruisin’ The Coast® began in 1996 as a festival to celebrate antique, classic and hot rod vehicles, nostalgic music and related events. Cruisin' will be coast-wide September 30-October 7. The Ocean Springs stop will be October 4-6.


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