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Staff Report for Urban Growth Boundary Amendment File No. 1-UGB-20/1-CP-20

Ordinance No. 2166: Tsunami Hazards Overlay Zone - Part 1 & Part 2

Storm Water Master Plan (2016)

Sanitary Sewer Master Plan (2018)

Transportation System Plan (TSP) Update

Newport Short-Term Rental Ordinance Amendments

Multi-Unit Property Tax Exemption (MUPTE)

View the Newport Parking Management Plan-Final (3/9/18)

View the Newport Draft Public Parking Facilities Element of the Comprehensive Plan

View the Draft Ordinance Creating the Parking Advisory Committee

For more information about the City of Newport's Parking Study Advisory Committee Click here

Planning Resources

Overview of the City of Newport New Housing Tools that go into effect September 6, 2017

South Beach Bike Path Newport's Community Development Department is responsible for administration of the city’s land use planning and urban renewal programs, with an emphasis on providing clear, courteous, and consistent service to the Council, Planning Commission, and public.  This includes implementation of land use policies and laws and adopted economic development strategies.  Active citizen participation in all aspects of planning is encouraged.


The Department is also responsible for the development and administration of the city’s building program.  It is our goal to provide clear, courteous, and consistent service to the public on building code questions; update ordinances as needed to comply with state and city building codes; collect and update system development charges and related building fees in accordance with established policies; review construction plans for code compliance; and perform inspections for construction projects in a timely manner.

Community engagement meeting

Park System Master Plan Outreach at the Newport Farmers Market

Community engagement meeting

Community Engagement for the Vision 2040 project