Trash Delay & Holiday Hours

The Waste Management Transfer Station will be closed onThursday, November 26th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Trash and recycling collections will be delayed one day for Thursday and Friday collections only. For the full 2020 Yard Waste and Holiday calendar, see below link. All City of Newport offices will be closed.

Click here for a copy of the City's trash & recycling calendar →
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Contact Us

Collections:
(401) 845 - 5401

Newport City Hall
43 Broadway
First Floor

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - M-F »

Contact Us

Collections:
(401) 845 - 5401

Newport City Hall
43 Broadway
First Floor

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - M-F »

Tax Billing and Collections

Collection Division

Payments for Taxes, Water, Parking Tickets & Municipal Court Fees may be made online at http://www.riegov.com/ or in our office.
Please note that the processing center will charge an additional 3% of the amount charged.

Collection Division Personnel are charged with the responsibility of receiving, posting and depositing funds for Real Estate, Motor Vehicle Excise and Tangible taxes, Water/Sewer payments, Parking Tickets and Municipal Court Fees. Parking program permits that are issued from the office include Resident Stickers, Guest Pass(es) & decals, Ledge Road Fishing Permits, King Park automobile & trailer permits and daily passes for the Gateway Visitor Center parking lot. Easton's Beach seasonal stickers are also issued from our office. 


Apply for a Parking Permit

Apply for a residential parking permit & guest pass

Pay Your Taxes Online

Pay your taxes online through our EGov portal

Pay a Parking Ticket

Pay a parking ticket online

Pay Your Utility Bill

View and pay your water and sewer bills online

Apply for a Fishing Permit

Apply for a Ledge Road fishing permit here

Applications & Forms

Search all other forms & applications

Other Information

Municipal Court

The City of Newport established a Municipal Court system in 1987. It is presided over by one justice who adjudicates cases relative to City ordinance, parking and other traffic violations.

Court sessions are held each Monday (except Holidays) in the Council Chambers at City Hall at 1:30 p.m.

The Municipal Court Administrator's office is located in the Collection Office on the first floor and maintains the same hours of operation -- 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. If you need further information, please call 1-401-845-5410. Fines may be paid at that location during normal business hours.

 


Tax Sale - General Information

The City of Newport holds one annual Tax Lien Sale for delinquent taxes on real properties situated in the City of Newport, generally during the month of August. 

The sale is held in accordance with Chapter 9 of the Rhode Island General Laws. Successful bidders at the sale will be issued a Tax Collector's Deed, which will be recorded in the Office of Land Evidence within the statutory time limit.