SEA BRIGHT: The borough planning/zoning board approved a developer's application to revitalize the closed Quay Restaurant and Marina on Sept. 8.
The site has been vacant has been closed since Hurricane Sandy struck the area in 2012.
The developer, 280 Ocean Avenue Sea Bright, LLC, plans to demolish the larger of two existing buildings on the property and to construct a new 2-story structure with ground floor parking underneath, containing a banquet hall and three residential apartments above.
The other 2-story building, which currently contains two residential apartments, is located in the northwest corner of the property and will remain.
The board granted the developer a use variance as the proposal to build a multi-use commercial building in a single family residential "R-1" zone of the borough is not permitted.