Fence Regulations Newport Beach, CA

Municipal Code Summary

Fences located in front setbacks cannot exceed the maximum height of 42in. Fences located in the rear and side setbacks cannot exceed the maximum height of 6ft in residential and commercial zoning districts and 8ft in industrial zoning districts. Fences in the setback areas abutting or adjacent to the waterfront of Newport Bay, the shoreline of the Pacific Ocean, the Old Channel of the Santa River (the Oxbow Loop), or the channels in West Newport cannot exceed 42in from the existing grade prior to construction.

Newport Beach Neighborhoods: Balboa Island, Balboa Peninsula, Big Canyon, Back Bay, Baycrest, Bayshores, Bayside Village, Bayview Heights, Beacon Bay, Belcourt, Bonita Canyon, Crystal Cove, Coronado, Corona del Mar, Dover Shores, East Bluff, Harbor Cove, Harbor Ridge, Harbor Woods, Lido Isle, Linda Isle, Mariners, Newport Coast, Newport Crest, Newport Shores, Newport Terrace, Park Newport, Pelican Ridge, Port Streets, Promontory Bay, Santa Ana Heights, The Bluffs, Waterfront, Westcliff

Newport Beach Municipal Code


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Newport Beach, CA 92660



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