The City of Newport's Planning Commission is authorized by ORS 227.020 (Oregon Revised Statutes) and Section 2.05.003 of the City's Municipal Code. The planning commission consists of seven appointed members who are volunteers with the city. Each commissioner serves a three year term. The Planning Commission makes decisions directly on various land use issues as well as provides recommendations to the City Council on land use matters.
The Planning Commission meets on the second and fourth Mondays of each month. If this falls on a holiday, the meeting is moved to Tuesday. Work sessions are typically held at 6:00 p.m. in Conference Room "A" at City Hall. The regular sessions are typically held at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers.
Please click on the link below for access to current and past copies of Planning Commission agendas and minutes:
The Newport Planning Commission is currently seeking applications for vacancies on their Citizens Advisory Committee. See Press Release.
Community Development Department - (541) 574-0629