Street sweeping with parking enforcement will resume June 15 after a temporary suspension that began in March as part of the COVID-19 response.
The Newport Ready Emergency Preparedness Guide is now available on the City of Newport Beach website for anyone to download and print.
The City Council on Tuesday, May 26 approved an emergency ordinance that will allow commercial businesses and religious institutions to expand into parking lots, sidewalks, or other private and public property to meet State of California physical distancing requirements.
Orange County’s plan to accelerate Phase 2 business reopening was approved today, clearing a path for Newport Beach’s restaurants to offer modified dine-in service and destination retail to allow customers in stores, if the appropriate health and safety measures are in place.
Newport Beach City Hall will begin reopening to the public on Monday, May 18, with strict practices in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Please read these FAQs for important information on "active recreational use" now in effect for city beaches.
Short-term rentals will resume in Newport Beach beginning May 20, provided that renters stay for at least 3 nights.
Library staff talks about their favorite books in video book reviews as part of Library's virtual programming.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Newport Beach is temporarily spiking due to, in large part, outbreaks inside a small number of local care facilities where patients and staff have tested positive.
The State will begin "Early Stage 2" of modifying the Stay-at-Home Order on Friday, May 8, and permit retail, manufacturing and logistics businesses to open, if they can meet the public health guidance.
The 56th Annual Newport Beach Art Exhibition will now be held Saturday, September 26, 2020 at the Newport Beach Civic Center.
The City will partially reopen its beaches beginning Wednesday, May 6, under an “active recreational use” plan approved by State officials.
The City is now accepting applications from qualified event organizers seeking financial support for Newport Beach-based events occurring between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021. The application deadline is Wednesday, May 27, at 5 p.m.
The City is accepting grant applications from organizations that provide community programs available to Newport Beach residents. The application deadline is Wednesday, May 27 at 5 p.m.
On Saturday the City of Newport Beach submitted a plan with the State to safely reopen the Newport Beach coastline.
The City Council on Saturday, May 2, voted to support litigation by Huntington Beach, Dana Point and business owners seeking to reopen Orange County beaches following the Governor’s Thursday closure order.
City to Comply with Governor's Beach Closure Order; Council to Discuss Legal Options to Challenge Directive
Following a closed-session City Council discussion Thursday evening with Newport Beach's police chief and City Manager, Mayor Will O'Neill expressed confidence in the City of Newport Beach's continued ability to protect and serve residents during these trying times.
Official Statement of Newport Beach Police Chief Jon Lewis and Newport Beach Fire Chief Jeff Boyles regarding the beaches on April 24, 25 and 26, 2020.
The City of Newport Beach will extend its facility closures through May 10 as part of the COVID-19 response.
The City Council has advised staff to maintain accessibility to the Newport Beach coastline for exercise and recreation, with a greater police and lifeguard presence to more actively enforce social distancing directives.