Planning and Inspections

The Planning and Inspection Department administers the existing development policies and regulations in an efficient and consistent manner and also enforcing the North Caroline State Building Code  and local municipal ordinances.    This department provides recommendations to the Planning Board on development plans and policies that will enhance the quality of life for residential and corporate citizens.

Important Documents:

The Town of Newport participates in the FEMA National Flood Prevention Program. The New Proposed Flood Delineation Map for Newport is published and can be viewed on the  

We are in a 90 day Public Comment and/or appeal period which ends  on September 20, 2017

Please review the Appeal information on this page for any official appeals information.

 For further questions or information within the Town of Newport and extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) contact the  Floodplain coordinator at  252-223-3733 or Planning Department Customer Service at,

Appeal Information

Guide to Floodplain Management in North Carolina

Flood Brochure