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 Welcome to the Community Development Department

The Community Development Department administers the City's land use policies, including the general plan, zoning, building, subdivision, and environmental regulations, to ensure the orderly physical growth of the community. Program activities range from advance and current planning to building permit inspection, economic development, and code enforcement. The Department also oversees the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The range of services encompass revitalization of targeted areas, retaining and attracting businesses to Newport Beach, creating and maintaining residential neighborhoods to ensure that Newport Beach provides safe, economically vital and aesthetically pleasing places in which to live, work, and visit. The Department consists of the following divisions:

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Green Building and Sustainability


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Public Hearing & Review for Draft 2014-15 One-Year Action Plan
The City of Newport Beach has prepared its draft One-Year Action Plan (2014-2015)
Notice of Availability Draft Supplemental EIR-Newport Beach General Plan Land Use Element Amendment
The City of Newport Beach has completed the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (Draft SEIR) (State Clearinghouse No. 20013101064) to amend the Newport Beach General Plan Land Use Element.

Last updated: 11/27/2013 10:17:16 AM