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Newport is now participating in the Statewide e-permitting system. For all Building, Electrical, Mechanical, Moving or Demolition, and Plumbing Permit Applications, use the link below to access the e-permitting system.

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The mission of the Department of Zoning and Inspections is to ensure compliance with construction, zoning and nuisance codes and to protect public health, safety and welfare within the community.

The Department serves as a one-stop shop for land development review and regulations for building, housing, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, zoning (certificates, variances, special uses and historic) within the City of Newport.

Please use the QUICK LINKS below or the navigation bar on the left side of this page in order to link to the relevant division. Department of Zoning and Inspections is committed to serving the citizens of the City of Newport.


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