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Public Works A Well-Engineered Machine

Mission Statement
To protect and improve the resources of Newport Harbor, Upper Newport Bay, and the ocean beaches to ensure there proper use and enjoyment by all things that derive life, recreation, or commerce from our City’s most important asset.

Division Functions
Staff support to the Harbor Commission.  Tidelands Administration including the management of pier permits, harbor dredging, pumpout stations, Balboa Yacht Basin, harbor debris pickup, moorings and liveaboards.

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Commerical & Non-Commercial Pier Permit Information

Copper TMDL Information for Newport Harbor

Green Boating Information
The California Coastal Commission's Boating Clean and Green Campaign promotes environmentally sound boating practices.  Get more information from its website at

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Southern California Boater's Guide

The Southern California Boater's guide is now available at the App Store for FREE.

For more information, click here.

If you have any questions or comments please contact Harbor Resources at 949-644-3034.

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Last updated: 4/17/2014 8:56:57 AM