Sunday, May 20, 2007
Bridge City RV park ordinance
Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise
An single-family property lot remains unused at the corner of Shady and Forest drives in Bridge City on Tuesday, April 3, 2007. It could become an RV Park.
Barbara Riley gardens at her home on Shady Drive in Bridge City. She said her and her husband may move from the city if the council passes the ordinance change, which could place an RV park on property on both sides of their home.
A dog guards Terrell's Tree Service at the corner of Texas Avenue and Shady Drive in Bridge City. Both commercial and formerly residential properties could become RV Parks.
A school bus passes waterfront property for sale on Forest Drive in Bridge City. While undeveloped waterfront property is for sale, the council wants to allow former residential properties to become RV parks as hurricane-damaged structures are removed.
(Above) John Banken addresses the Bridge City council about his opposition to proposed relaxing of RV park ordinances in the city. Many local residents are upset about the council's decision to allow RV parks to operate on small properties within the city.
(Right) Sue Elam addresses the Bridge City council about her opposition to proposed relaxing of RV park ordinances in Bridge City.
Bridge City mayor Kirk Roccaforte (left) signs a document while council member David Rutledge (top) and city attorney Paul Fukuda (right) shake hands after a council meeting in Bridge City. The council unanimously passed the ordinance.
Please read "Bridge City clears way for RV parks" by Ryan Myers.