April 7, 2015 
The Parks, Beaches & Recreation (PB&R) Commission held a meeting to discuss the blackball regulations.

February 4, 2014
The Parks, Beaches & Recreation (PB&R) Commission held a meeting to discuss the blackball issue. During the meeting, the PB&R Commission voted to not make any changes to the current, existing blackball rules; however, the matter was returned to the working group for further review and to collect additional data. The working group will return to the PB&R Commission in the Fall of 2014 if there are any other recommendations to be considered. 

October 21, 2013
The Blackball Working Group held a meeting in the Community Room at the Newport Beach Civic Center to receive information from the community on Blackball Surfing Regulations.

Current Standing Municipal Codes

Chapter 11.16 Surfing

  • 11.16.010  Surfing Defined
  • 11.16.020  Designation of Surfing Areas
  • 11.16.030  Surfing Prohibited
  • 11.16.040  Swimming Prohibited in Surfing Areas
  • 11.16.050  Hazardous Surfing - Endangering Others
  • 11.16.060  Order to Cease Surfing
  • 11.16.070  Signal Flags
  • 11.16.080  Surfboards on Private Property Prohibited
  • 11.16.090  Surfing Clearance

Council Meetings & Resolutions

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