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.




The Newport Beach 6th Cycle Housing Element is Certified!

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Now Available: Final Adopted and Certified Housing Element (September 13, 2022)


Now Available: Revised Circulation Element Update (August 16, 2022)



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.



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



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