Oak Bluffs Harbor District, Oak Bluffs

Name: Oak Bluffs Harbor District
Town: Oak Bluffs
Status: Designated
Designation Date: Thursday, August 22, 1996
Description: The Oak Bluffs Harbor District was designated to maintain an effective visual and physical connection between Oak Bluffs Harbor and surrounding lands; to achieve harmony between the visual impact of the District and sustainable economic development; to keep Oak Bluffs Harbor useful and active and the town marina thriving; to maintain water quality and fisheries.
Boundaries: harbor waters and lands bounded by East Chop Drive, Lake Avenue, Oak Bluffs Avenue, and Circuit Avenue Extension
General Restrictions: plan review for all permit applications for structures proposed to be visible from Oak Bluffs Harbor or from the nearest public way; setbacks for R1, R2 and B1 areas; special permit for fencing, wall, planting, shrubbery or foliage >36" which could obstruct view of harbor; specially permitted uses B-1privately-owned marina; prohibited uses R-2 boat yards and boat services, conversion of 1-family house to 2 families, hotels, rooming &boarding houses, semi-detached 2-family dwellings

Office location:

Office location:

The Stone Building
33 New York Avenue
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Telephone: 508-693-3453
Fax: 508-693-7894

Mailing Address

Mailing address:

Martha's Vineyard Commission
P.O. Box 1447
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

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