The Permit Center is closed to the public until March 31, 2020 due to the COVID 19 outbreak. To help minimize the disruption to the development community, the Permit Center will continue with modified services starting Monday March 23, 2020.
Gov. Gavin Newsom's Executive Order to combat COVID-19, directing all Californians to stay at home, except for essential errands, is now in effect. Exemptions are made for critical jobs and industries.
In concurrence with the executive order issued by the Governor of the State of California, all Newport Beach Public Library branches will be closed until further notice.
All Newport Beach City facilities, including City Hall, will be closed to the public as of Wednesday, March 18, following Tuesday’s executive order from the Orange County Health Care Agency to slow the transmission of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
Meal delivery, transportation and special services will be maintained during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) response.
Online library services to continue
City Hall and the Police Department will remain open to the public for essential services during the immediate COVID-19 (coronavirus) response, with social distancing measures in place.
On Sunday, March 15, Gov. Gavin Newsom released updated guidance for all communities throughout California to limit the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
The City has postponed several large public gatherings and will postpone or cancel other, smaller gatherings following the release of guidelines from the California Department of Public Health aimed at slowing the transmission of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
A message from Library Director Tim Hetherton
On March 12, 2020, Gov. Newsom issued Executive Order N-25-20, which allows that some, or all, Council Members and Board, Commission and Committee Members to attend meetings telephonically.
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For the latest information on the Coronavirus, there are several websites recommended.
Community Update from Mayor O’Neill
The California Department of Public Health has released new guidance that could allow additional businesses to re-open and certain activities to resume with modifications beginning Friday, June 12.
Today, we had several peaceful protests throughout the City of Newport Beach. We are proud to say that – overwhelmingly – our residents, business community, and those who were visiting our city acted responsibly and respectfully.
The Newport Beach Police Department is prepared for several protests that have been scheduled to take place in the City of Newport Beach today (June 3).