Welcome to Newport, Washington

City Hall built circa 1913

The City of Newport, with a population of 2,114 is located on the Washington/Idaho border just west of the Pend Oreille River. With a comfortable elevation of 2,160 feet, Newport is a city that provides a unique experience of four distinct seasons.

We are less than an hour’s drive north of Spokane, which has an International airport for easy access to our city. From Spokane you can travel through Newport to ski resorts in both the U.S. and Canadian Rockies. Summers present an enjoyable scenic drive through rugged mountains and along pristine rivers. One can see an abundance of wildlife including deer, elk and moose along with wild birds including pheasants, turkeys, and at the right time of the year bald eagles.



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Notice of Application and Public Hearing

201 S Fea Ave: Accessory Building Variance

July 31, 2024

Proponent: Christopher M. Coon and Michelle Nedved

Location: 201 S Fea Ave, Newport, WA 99156

Lead agency: City of Newport

Agency Contact: Abby Gribi, City Administrator, 509-447-6496, agribi@newport-wa.org

Description of proposal: Variance request for a setback reduction to build an accessory building (shop) within city limits at 201 S Fea Ave. This is a 26 feet wide and 36 feet long shop with 14-foot-tall walls. The property is located in the R-2 Zone (medium density). This is a variance request that deviates from the setback standards in the Newport Municipal Code 17.02.040 Medium Density Residential Zone (R-2).

SEPA: The project is SEPA exempt in accordance with WAC 197-11-800 and WAC 197-11-800(1).

Notice of Public Hearing with Hearing Examiner:

Date: August 19th

Time: 11:00am

Location: Newport City Hall, 200 S Washington Ave, Newport, WA 99156

Zoom: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85285378539?pwd=lXahUUhVX9GU58HCx2AVX5UJH2jEPJ.1

Purpose: The purpose is to review the proposed Variance request for the accessory building (shop) pursuant to Newport Municipal Code 17.02.040 and 17.06.040.

Written Public Comment: August 3, 2024, to August 18th, 2024.

Responsible Official and Title: Abby Gribi, City Administrator

Phone: 509-447-6496

Email: agribi@newport-wa.org