Adding to the Newport Beach Pier

Changes may be coming to the Newport Beach Pier “In Newport Beach, where the City Council is trying to figure out what to do with a vacant structure at the end of the Newport Pier, it surveyed the uses of 42 similar structures statewide. “Then council members decided they wanted something different from the rest.” …

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Newport Harbor residential dock changes

Residential dock permit holders in Newport Beach won’t have to pay a fee increase this year. The “Newport Beach City Council directed staff to strike a ‘buffer area’ around docks that had been included in the calculations of total square footage to which dock fees would be applied…While the footprint of a pier, gangway and …

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Newport Beach’s increased property values second in Orange County

The assessed property value for Newport Beach increased 5.21%, to about $42.3 billion — more of an increase than any other location in Orange County. The figures come from the Orange County assessor’s office, in its 2013-14 Local Assessment Roll of Values. One reason for the increase in property values was, in a Daily Pilot …

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Balboa Island — the 8th Wonder of the World?

According to Visit Newport Beach, Balboa Island has been submitted as the city of Newport Beach’s nominee for the eighth wonder of the world. The island has been submitted to VirtualTourist.com’s contest, where travelers can vote on which destination should gain the title. Voting can be done until September 30. Read Daily Pilot’s article on …

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