Public Notices

American Graffiti 50th Anniversary

*POSTPONED TO SEPT 29* Join us for the 50th Anniversary showing of American Graffiti in John West Park!

Know Your Zone

Hurricane Season is upon us, know your evacuation zone...

Senior Check-In Program

Living alone can be tough for seniors, many have no family near by to check on them... join our Senior Check In Program!


The Town of Ocean View received distinguished award for its budget!

Planning & Zoning Public Notice

An Ordinance Amending the Town of Ocean View Code Relating to Use Regulations as set out in Chapter 140, Land Use & Development Prohibiting Certain Marijuana Activities as Outlined in the Proposed Ordinance. August 17, 2023 @4:00pm.

Spotted Lantern Fly Information

Learn what to look for... Spotted Lantern Fly Management.

Yoga in the Park!

YOGA in John West Park! Get the details here...

Fall Movie Nights

Join us at 6:30pm for Fall Movie Nights in September...

School Resource Officer Update

Help support the continuation of the SRO program at Lord Baltimore School...

Classic Car Owners!

Calling all Classic Car Owners! Join us Friday, September 22nd for a car show...

Your Town, "At A Glance" 2023

Read about your Town of Ocean View and the services available in 2023.

Mosquito Spraying

Mosquito Spraying will begin May 23rd...

Watch OV TV!

The Town of Ocean View launched its first Government Access Channel, OVTV (Ocean View TV) found on Mediacom channels 78 and 818.  The channels are available only to properties within the corporate limits of the Town.  Please tune in regularly to sta…

FY24 Property Tax Statement

FY24 Tax bills are ready and will be mailed on June 1, 2023.

Sussex County Reassessment Update

The latest update on the Sussex County countywide reassessment...

Ocean View Event Calendar 2023

View the complete calendar of events and save the dates!

Open Space Purchase!

Ocean View, Delaware - Taking the Recommendations of our 2020 Comprehensive Planning Process Seriously!Open Space Purchase!After 8 months of engagement with the property owners, the Town of Ocean View has approved the purchase of 4 acres along the A…

Woodland Avenue Annexation

Full Annexation Report found here!

MEDIACOM Franchise Facts

The Cable franchise that the Town of Ocean View has with Mediacom relates solely to Cable TV. Please read the facts...

Accreditation Announcment

Congratulations! Ocean View Police Department awarded Delaware Police Accreditation!

OVPD Receives 2021 Gold Level Recognition

For the second year in a row, Gold Level Recognition for Excellence in Policy Development and Training. This award is the highest level of recognition currently offered by Lexipol.

Natelli Communities, LP Partners with Town of Ocean View

Town of Ocean View, Delaware News ReleaseMay 11, 2021Ocean View, DE:    Natelli Communities, LP Partners with Town of Ocean View for the Benefit of Special Olympics Delaware & Community!Following a year of engagement and education on how to buil…

Communication and Outreach Improvements

Town of Ocean View, Delaware News ReleaseMay 11, 2021Ocean View, DE:    COMMUNICATION AND OUTREACH IMPROVEMENTS             Improved Website, Launch of OVTV 78/818 Government Access Channel and Domain change to .GOVTown Manager Carol Houck announced…

Ocean View's Hidden Heroes

Fire Hydrant Project Upgrade

FY22 Budget Message


FY22 Budget Presentation


Ocean View on the Move

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Notice of Election Cancellation

TOWN OF OCEAN VIEW PUBLIC NOTICENOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN BY the Board of Supervisors of Elections in the Town of Ocean View that Donald Walsh, District 4, ran unopposed and is elected to the Council of the Town of Ocean View as of March 12, 2020. The …

Draft #2 FY22 Budget


FY22 Property Tax Assessment Lists

FISCAL YEAR 2022 ASSESSMENT LISTThe Town of Ocean View’s Fiscal Year 2022 Assessment List is available for public inspection in the lobby of the Ocean View Administrative Offices located in the Wallace A. Melson Municipal Complex (201 Central Avenue…

Corporal Harrington receives award

Corporal Nicholas Harrington of the Ocean View Police Department received the Robert J. Seinsoth Memorial Award as the 2020 Delaware Crime Stoppers Law Enforcement Officer of the Year at the Delaware Crime Stoppers Award ceremony on January 27th, in…

Solicitation of Candidates for District 4

TOWN OF OCEAN VIEW NOTICE OF SOLICITATION OF CANDIDATES The Town of Ocean View will elect a Councilperson from District 4 for 3-year term beginning April 2021.                    …

Voter Registration Notice

TOWN OF OCEAN VIEW PUBLIC NOTICE Any residents who wish to vote in the annual municipal election April 10, 2021 must register with the Town The qualifications for Ocean View voters are:  Minimum age of 18 years; Citizen of the Un…

New! Pay Your Water Bill Online!

In our efforts to enhance the customer experience and provide flexible and more useful payment options, the Town of Ocean View in partnership with Middlesex Water Company is introducing a quick and convenient way to pay your water bill online.  …

Interested in an Appointment to a Board or Commission?

Planning and Zoning Commission. The Planning and Zoning Commission shall consist of five members. All members shall be residents of the Town. No voting member shall be a candidate for, a candidate-elect to, or incumbent in any elected…