President                Jane Marshall

Vice President        Curt Busk

Treasurer                Lane Stewart

Director                   Kevin Ham

​Director                   Maryanne Bienkowski

Board of Directors

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Parking Permits in Seaside!

     Only 79 signatures needed of 191 to petition the City for parking permits to help ease parking for neighbors!

     Permit area is Freeman to Nevada
Seagaze to Missouri streets, and would be $15  a year per car and provide 20 free guest passes per year (5 consecutive day).
     If you live on one of these streets above and  would like to sign the petition, or would like to help collect signatures in this area, please contact Michelle Barnum at  michelle.barnum1@gmail.com.


The Board is meeting regularly with city officials to keep our Seaside neighborhood safe and clean!
- The city is working to identify and paint red curbs on critical intersections to improve visibility for drivers and neighbors.
- We are currently working on a pre-Coast Hwy Redevelopment plan for traffic calming and cut through traffic Tremont, Ditmar, and Freeman streets. 
- We successfully worked with the city to stop the unpermitted harboring of homeless reducing negative impacts and crimes.
- We continue to work with staff on pressing the NCTD project for more transparency and mitigate negative bus circulation impacts.


Council approved the RE:BEACH Coastal Resilience “Speed Bumps”.

The project will have a detailed engineering design, a pilot program, and then Coastal Commission review.

It is an aggressive plan and the team is optimistic on getting a shovel ready project in 2026!


Welcome to OCNA

Oceanside Coastal Neighborhood Association (OCNA) is made up of people just like you. We’re your neighbors down the street and around the corner who are getting involved in our community and strengthening ties to one another. By sharing information and working together, we can all make a great neighborhood even better.

Our mission is to ensure a vital, sustainable neighborhood that protects the quality of life for all citizens in the Oceanside coastal area.

Connecting and Informing Neighbors

Neighborhood Meeting

St. Mary's School, 515 Wisconsin


Come see over 18 Native Plant Gardens in the Historic Seaside Neighborhood of Downtown Oceanside free tour!
Plant experts will lead a 1.5 mile walking tour to seethese wonderful front yard gardens. Meet at 2pm, Sunday, April 21st in the St. Mary School parking lot at 515 Wisconsin Ave. Kids will be selling lemonade and cookies along the route. 

The Oceanside Coastal Neighborhood Association and Buena Vista Audubon Society sponsor the Annual Tours. 


February 27th from 6-7PM


Michelle Geller, Economic Dev. Manager

Join us and learn how Oceanside is drawing a lot of attention with many businesses large and small who are choosing Oceanside to invest in.

   Michelle will review all the activity from 2023 and highlight upcoming new and changing businesses coming to town, including who’s taking over Bagby’s, Cabo Grill, and other prime spaces!


OCNA has been your neighborhood source for information for over 20 years!

OCNA is the only downtown neighborhood advocate.

We provide updates from the City and speak out on matters affecting our neighborhood.

Your support helps us continue to make Seaside the best part of downtown Oceanside!

Resident Membership is $40/year or $3/month!

Business Membership is $50/year or $4/month

For membership information call

Lane Stewart (760) 214-3984

Scan a QR Code below to become a member!



   Once funds are identified, the project could happen as soon as 2025!
   The improvements will be located on Coast Highway from Surfrider Way, south to Oceanside Boulevard.  Improvements will include:
   ·Much-needed repaving along the stretch of roadway
   ·Road "diet" from four lanes to two in the location above.

   ·Roundabouts at Coast Highway and Civic Center Drive, Michigan Avenue, Washington Avenue, Wisconsin Avenue and West Street.

   ·Curb ramp, bulb-out calming curbs, crosswalks with flashing lights.

   ·Bike lanes and bike racks.

   ·Improved sidewalks, raised medians, and new landscaping and,

   ·New benches, street furniture, and trash cans!