The Planning Division plans and guides inclusive growth in our City through its work with the Planning Board, creating opportunities for everyone to live, work and enjoy Newport.
We're committed to making Newport the most attractive community in New England to live, work and raise a family.
We're rethinking how people get around Newport. Click here to learn more about the City's first Transportation Master Plan and let's Keep Newport Moving!
The North End Urban Plan strives to lay the foundation for smart, equitable growth in the City's North End. Read it here. On February 10, 2021 the City Council voted unanimously to amend the Comprehensive Plan to include the North End Urban Plan.
Being a flood safe community means protecting our community and saving homeowners on flood insurance.
Click here to search and download copies of relevant maps & plans
We partnered with Federal, State and private partners to transform a historic school building into a hub for entrepreneurs. Learn more here.
Download a copy of the City's guiding planning document, the Comprehensive Plan
The volunteer citizens of the Newport Planning Board oversee the City's planning efforts and are the stewards of the City's Comprehensive Plan.
With the largest collection of colonial homes in the United States and its status as "America's First Resort," Newport truly lives in its history. Preserving history and Newport's sense of place is a community effort.
The Department of Planning and Economic Development administers the City's CDBG program. A video of the first public hearing for the 2019 program year is available here.
North End Urban Plan Released
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