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General Plan Update

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It has been 12 years since the General Plan for Newport Beach was comprehensively revised. On January 8, 2019, the City Council conducted a study session to consider initiating a review and update of the General Plan.



Now Available: HCD Review Letter

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Now Available: Draft Housing Element Update


Now Available: Draft Circulation Element Update


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During the study session, the City Council directed the initiation of the process and asked that a General Plan Update Steering Committee be created. At the January 22, 2019 City Council meeting, the initiation and formation of a steering committee was approved.



For additional presentations and recordings of past workshops, please visit!

Complete General Plan (warning: large PDF file). Click on image below:



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