The Zoning Board of Review is responsible for overseeing and administering the City's zoning code in a fair and equitable fashion.
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Helpful Zoning Information
APPLICATION DEADLINE MODIFICATION - 2023
To account for State-mandated public notification requirements, the higher volume of applications, and necessary completeness reviews, the deadline for submitting zoning applications shall be the Second Monday of each month to appear on the following month’s Zoning Board of Review’s Agenda. This change will be implemented for the April cycle of applications, with the deadline for submittals being Monday, March 13th. A sample of the one-month review period is provided here. A three-month expanded example review period is provided here.
A Special Meeting of the Zoning Board of Review will be held on Monday, November 20, 2023 at 6:00pm at Newport City Hall, Council Chambers on the topic of Waites Wharf Hotel.
A Regular Meeting of the Zoning Board of Review will be held on Monday, November 27, 2023 at 6:30pm at INewport City Hall, Council Chambers, 43 Broadway
Agenda will be posted on November 22, 2023
Last Zoning Agenda:
October 23, 2023 Zoning Board Agenda
The following is a list of Active Petitions, with application materials. This does not represent the order of the next Zoning Board Agenda, nor which items are expected to be heard. Please see most recent agenda for information regading hearing dates.
The Zoning Board of Review features 7 members, (five regular, plus two alternates) appointed by the City Council to staggered three year terms.
Meetings are held the fourth Monday of the month in the Second Floor Council Chambers at Newport City Hall, 43 Broadway.
43 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840
Phone: (401) 845-5300 (M-F 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
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