Public Hearing for City of Ocean Springs Road Improvements at Washington Ave near Front Beach Dr

The City of Ocean Springs has filed notice of a proposed project which requires review by the MS Department of Marine Resources to ensure compliance with the state’s approved Coastal Program under the Coastal Zone Management Act. The applicant proposing to fill wetlands to perform road and drainage improvements located just north of La Fontaine Avenue and continuing along Washington Avenue, ending at Front Beach Drive, near an unnamed tributary adjacent to Mississippi Sound, Ocean Springs, Jackson County, MS. View the full application at the link(s) below.

The MDMR will conduct a public hearing regarding this permit application on Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 5:30 p.m. in the Public Meeting Room of the Bolton State Building at 1141 Bayview Avenue in Biloxi, Mississippi. This hearing will provide the opportunity for the community to submit comments concerning the proposed project. It is not a question-and-answer session. Any person wishing to make comments on the proposed activity may attend and submit comments orally or in writing.

Contact Katie Nelson at or 228-523-4117 if you have any questions.

Comment Submission Form

You should receive an acknowledgement of your comment from Katie Nelson by email. If you do not receive this acknowledgement, please contact