Online Payments Offline Temporarily

Effective July 1st, the City of Newport will be introducing a new software program that will help streamline operations for City staff. Please note that while customers will still be able to conduct normal business inside City Hall, residents are advised that certain functions, including online payments, are expected to be impacted through July 18th.

Flood Safe Newport


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The City of Newport is dedicated to the safety of all residents and infrastructure. Understanding flooding and being able to protect yourself and your home and business before, during, and after a flood is the purpose of the information found on this website.We are providing sources for information to prepare your home or workplace, develop an emergency communications plan, and know what to do when a flood is approaching your home or business. Taking action today can save your life and property tomorrow.


Helpful Links

Sign up for Emergency Alerts

Be sure to be informed in the event of an emergency. Sign up for alerts from the City

Get an Elevation Certificate

Find out if your property is in a flood plain and learn how to obtain an Elevation Certificate

View Photos of Past Storm Events

Newport has a history of weathering severe storms, but their legacies are lasting

Explore Newport's GIS Flood Maps

Find out what you can expect at your property in the event of a coastal storm

Review Newport's Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan

Find out if your property is in a flood plain and learn how to obtain an Elevation Certificate

Rhode Island Risk Rating

Find out about Rhode Island's Risk Rating

Stay Flood Safe

Flood Safety: The Risk is Real

Flood Safety: The Risk is Real

In the past 10 years, all 50 states have experienced flooding. Click here to learn more about how you can prepare for, and be safe, in the event of a flood.

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