Town of Ocean Isle Beach
Public Input Meeting



2016 Land Use Plan Update
Public Input Meeting Results: October 13, 2016

A Public Input Meeting was held on October 13, 2016, with nearly 20 citizens and steering committee members attending in total. The meeting was held to gather input about the public’s concerns and aspirations for the future of Ocean Isle Beach. The results of the facilitated discussion and prioritization process are provided below. The public input responses are sorted by the vote tally each received, starting with the responses receiving the highest number of votes.
  • Natural areas and parks – 7
  • Maintain environmental quality – 6
  • Increased storm drainage – 5
  • Protect the Beach – 4
  • Need for bike lanes – 4
  • Importance of quality of life – 4
  • Maintain structural integrity of public beach accesses – 3
  • We like OIB – 3
  • Family atmosphere – 2
  • Parking on West End of island – 2
  • Parking concern – 2
  • Accommodate day-trip population (parking amenities) – 2
  • Importance of seasonal economy – 2
  • Promotion of eco-tourism – 2
  • Swamp park – 2
  • Green space for stormwater – 2
  • Need for public boat dockage – 1
  • Balance of full-time vs. seasonal – 1
  • Maintaining the current balance of residential and commercial development – 1
  • Examining feasibility of shuttle service or other means of mass transportation to reduce traffic flow – 1
  • Not too much traffic
  • Single Family Residential importance
  • Reduce or maintain impervious coverage
  • Sea level rise monitoring



       
       
       

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