Pacific Avenue Redevelopment Plan
The City of Wildwood and Cape May County have partnered in an effort to revitalize Pacific Avenue in Wildwood. Pacific Avenue has been an important economic engine for years, and this partnership is an acknowledgement that it benefits everyone in Cape May County to see it thrive.
Frequently asked questions
Q: What is the goal of Redevelopment on Pacific Avenue?
Q: What is Redevelopment in NJ?
A: In Local Redevelopment Law, the NJ Legislature created certain powers to get the most out of underutilized “areas in need of redevelopment”. These powers allow more flexibility in revitalizing an area and often end up increasing values in the area.
Q: How is Pacific Avenue in Wildwood an Area in Need of Redevelopment?
A: Pacific Avenue in the City of Wildwood has been designated an Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ). Under NJ's Local Redevelopment Law, Urban Enterprise Zones automatically qualify for many of the benefits of Redevelopment, and it is compelling evidence of an Area in Need of Redevelopment.
Q: How is communication with the residents and stakeholders of Wildwood being handled during this Redevelopment effort?
A: A complete communication plan has been designed for this Redevelopment effort. It includes a Redevelopment Advisory Committee which has already started two-way communication which is informing this process. Multiple public meetings including information sessions will be included.