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Capital Improvement Updates


Playgrounds - Commissioners awarded a $15,000 contract for design and construction services for the City’s four playgrounds to DeBlasio and Associates. Pier Bathroom and Offices – The City will go out to bid shortly for co...

Streetscape Improvements Coming Soon!


The streetscape improvements for the North Beach Business District along Atlantic Avenue between Weymouth and Surrey Avenues are expected to begin this month. Ocean Construction of Marmora will complete the work, which will be funded largel...

Residents to Receive New Trash and Recycling Carts


Ventnor joins a growing number of Atlantic County communities investing in durable waste carts. The wheeled, 96-gallon carts are easy to maneuver and come with an attached lid that keep materials contained and dry. As gatekeepers to the ...

R-7 Zoning Changes


Ventnor’s Planning Board and Governing Body recently adopted changes to the R-7 Zone to encourage and entice new development.    Currently, two-family dwellings are not permitted in the zone, but have been allowed to be demolishe...

Steps to Overhaul Wellington Avenue Firehouse Begin


Design and engineering plans are currently being drafted for Ventnor City's second fire station on Wellington Avenue. The current station has served as the City's second firehouse since 1973.  Over time, the department and its...

City Receives Bike Lane Grant


Ventnor was the recipient of a bikeway grant from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) to create a bike lane along Atlantic Avenue connecting Longport to the new Stockton University Campus along Atlantic Avenue. Dedicated bike la...

Ventnor City Passes Bag Fee Ordinance, Receives $10,000 Grant for Outreach and Education


Ventnor officially adopted an ordinance to encourage residents to bring their own bags to stores by placing a five-cent fee on single-use plastic and paper bags. The ordinance will go into effect on October 1, 2018. As a coastal community, the ...

Meet the Ventnor City Department Heads


Doug Biagi, Police Chief Chief Douglas Biagi was born and raised in Ventnor City, New Jersey. He attended Ventnor Public Schools and Atlantic City High School, graduating in 1983. At the age of 14, Doug was hired as a tennis court attendant...

Bike Racks Coming to Ventnor


Thanks to a $137,000 grant from the New Jersey Department of Transportation, Ventnor and Margate will soon be receiving new bicycle racks throughout both communities. The bike racks, which are made in the U.S.A. and will sport various designs, dep...

Ventnor to Consider Building Code Changes to Prepare for EVs


Did you know that the transportation sector in New Jersey is responsible for more than 43 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions? Because of this, the State of New Jersey is offering incentives to communities and businesses to install charging st...

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