Important Information:

The City of Newport adopted and uses the 2015 International Building Code per Ordinance #2047. See Newport Municipal Code Chapter 15.04 in Title 15 for more information.

As of July 2018, The City of Newport contracts with J.A. Sewell & Associates for building permit applications and services. Call 208 263-4160 for all inspections or questions.

See below links for permit applications:

Building Permit Application

Building Valuation Form

Plot Plan Form

Mechanical Permit Application

Master Land Use Application (Annexations, CUPs, Short Plats, Variances, etc.)

Demo Permit

Temporary Business Use Permit
Used for limited duration as determined by the City, including, but not limited to,
mobile food carts, fireworks stands, Christmas tree lots, sidewalk sales, traveling carnivals or circuses, and seasonal or temporary outdoor retail sales.

Comprehensive Plan 2021
Comp Plan Appendices A-G

Development Regulations 2022
Newport Zoning Map
Future Land Use Map 2021
Newport City UGA Map

Pend Oreille County Property Records Search
Pend Oreille County Property Map Search

Complaint form

Request for Services form

Newport Fee Schedule

To view all the City of Newport fees, click on the Fee Schedule – Resolution # 01152022.

Building permit fees are determined by the project including labor, material costs, plan review and other associated fees. Building permits including mechanical, sign, and other permits can only be determined by filing a building permit application.

Please contact Newport City Hall at (509) 447-5611 for any additional information concerning building or zoning questions. Permit applications can be emailed to