The beach bonfire program in Ocean City has become wildly successful, but the cost of a permit could be increasing. During a budget work session on Monday, Ocean City Fire Marshal Josh Bunting presented revenue projections for the beach bonfire permit program, which began in the 1970s and has steadily gained popularity over the years. From a low of just 68 beach bonfire permits in 2010, the number grew to 251 in 2016.
Ocean City Considering Modest Beach Bonfire Fee Increase; 2,500 Permits Issued In 2021
April 4, 2022