MOORING WAITING LIST CHANGE
May 1, 2014- The Newport City Council passed changes to the City Harbor Ordinance Ch.12.28. The changes will effect all NON RESIDENTS on the Newport Mooring Waiting List.In an effort to maintain the 3:1 mooring ratio of residents (3) to non residents (1), no new non resident mooring permits will be issued until the 3:1 ratio is achieved. Currently, more than 25% of the private moorings are NON RESIDENTS.
If you have questions regarding this change, please contact the Harbormasters Office for further information.
Applications are available for the following Mooring Fields:
- Main Harbor
- Brenton Cove
Moorings are allotted at a 3:1 ratio. 3 Resident to 1 Non- Resident.
The Mooring Waiting List has approximately 550 people listed in the 4 separate fields. The wait time is approximately 10 years for residents and fifteen years for Non-Residents.
To prove residency you must have a valid drivers license with a current Newport address or a Newport voter registration card.
The fee for the Mooring Wait List is $25.00 for the initial application and $10.00 annually to renew your application.
It is the APPLICANTS responsibility to update their contact information with the Harbormaster' Office.
Want to know where are you on the waiting list? Check the appropriate link below:
** Each list has been updated as of October 18, 2016