About Residential Zone 1 - Newport Island

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The RESIDENTIAL ZONE 1 PARKING PERMIT entitles a motor vehicle to occupy a single parking space in Residential Zone 1 - Newport Island, if space is available.  No parking shall be permitted on Newport Island public streets between May 15th and September 15th each year except by vehicles displaying permit. 

The permit does not allow violation of any other parking regulations.  The City has a 72 hour parking ordinance which does not allow the parking of vehicles on any public street or public parking lot for 72 consecutive hours or more.  Permit holders are not exempt from this ordinance.  

This permit is not valid on a motor vehicle that is 84 inches or more in width or more than 84 inches in height or more than 22 feet in length. 

Parking permit and parking restriction is effective from May 15th to September 15th each calendar year. The price for a permanent or guest permit is $19 each.  Residents are not required to buy a permit.  The permits available are “guest” (which is a transferable hang tag) or “permanent” (not transferable bumper sticker).  The City is not responsible for a permit that is lost or stolen.  Replacement fee for lost or stolen permit is $19 each.

Guest hang tag permits are Sold-Out for in-person pick-up at Civic Center. Hang tags permits are now only available by mail.

Permits may be purchased on the internet at: nb.getapermit.net or in person at Newport Beach Civic Center, 100 Civic Center Dr. Bay A, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday and between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Friday. Permits purchased online can be mailed or picked up at civic center.  It is highly recommended that permits be purchased online for fastest service. Click here to download informational flyer for reference.     

Proof of residence in Zone 1 is required at the time of purchase.  You may present as proof: a driver’s license, recent utility bill, rental agreement, etc.  These documents can be attached to online order at website.

A maximum of three permits can be purchased per residence. This can be in any combination of bumper stickers or hang tags.  Vehicle information is required for permanent bumper sticker permit.  You will need to provide: license plate, make, color and year of vehicle.

Permit Placement: Permits must be properly displayed to be valid.  Vehicles may be subject to citation if the permit is not clearly visible or not permanently affixed. 

Guest Permit - Hang Tag must hang on inside rearview mirror; do not obstruct view of permit, do not lay on dash.      

Permanent Permit - Bumper Sticker must be permanently affixed to the left (driver’s side) of rear bumper.