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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Request for Public Comment - Creation of Buena Vista Local Historic Overlay District

The City of Newport is soliciting public input on the creation of the Buena Vista Local Historic Overlay District.  If you would like to express concern or support for the district, or wish to make comments, you can do so utilizing the email address below. Please note that emails received will not be responded to individually, rather your comments will be forwarded to the Historic Preservation (HP) Commission for consideration. Submit questions to the HP Commission by 8 am on Monday, Feb 26. Submissions will be accepted thereafter for consideration by the Board of Commissioners.

As part of the process of the creation of the Buena Vista Local Historic District, the City has begun updating the Historic District Design Review Guidelines. The update will include the creation of specific guidelines for Buena Vista and the existing districts, respectively. A draft of the proposed guidelines will be posted to the City’s website for public review and comments in advance of their adoption. Your comments, concerns, or suggestions on the guidelines can be sent to the below email address.

A public hearing before the Historic Preservation Commission has been tentatively scheduled on February 28, 2024 at 5:00 pm  in the Multipurpose Room of the Newport City Hall. 

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