New Resident Information
THERE IS A PERMIT YOU CAN GET FROM THE CITY OF NEWPORT BEACH PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT FOR MOVING VANS. YOU APPLY AND THEN POST THE AREA WHERE THE MOVING VAN WILL BE 72 HOURS IN ADVANCE. THEN YOUR AREA WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR YOUR MOVE IN. THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT NOW THAT THERE IS SO MUCH CONSTRUCTION ON THE ISLAND AND IT MAY BE HARD TO PARK A LARGE MOVING VAN WITH ALL THE CONTRACTORS VEHICLES. THE COST is $52.00 plus $1.00 for each sign - you need at least 2 signs.
IMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERS
EMERGENCY CALLS—FIRE, PARAMEDICS, POLICE DIAL 911
HOAG HOSPITAL 949.645.8600
ANIMAL CONTROL 949.644.3717
POISON CONTROL 800.222.1222
DIRECT TV 800.210.7620
SO. CAL. EDISON 800.655.4555 Business Accounts 800.990.7788
THE GAS COMPANY 800.427.2200
LOS ANGLES TIMES/DAILY PILOT 800.252.9141
ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER 877.627.7009
TIME WARNER CABLE 888.892.2253
WATER DEPT. - Newport Bch. 949.644.3050
CITY OF NEWPORT BEACH 949.644.3309 http://www.city.newport-beach.ca.us
GENERAL SERVICES 949.644.3055
NEWPORT CENTRAL LIBRARY 949.717.3800 http://www.city.newport-beach.ca.us/nbpl/
SENIOR SERVICES 949.644.3244
AIRPORT NOISE ABATEMENT 949.252.5185
BALBOA ISLAND BRIDGE SIGN 949.675.1348
BALBOA ISLAND BULLETIN BOARD 949.422.8569
BALBOA ISLAND MUSEUM 949.675.3952
BALBOA ISLAND PARADE 949.673.4985
BIYC Eric Ctvrtlik
HARBOR PATROL 949.723.1002
HOLIDAY HOME TOUR 949.533.1114
NEWSLETTER DISTRIBUTION 949.723.4226
ST. JOHN VIANNY 949.675.2221
WEATHER INFORMATION 949.673.3371
ISLAND GREETER 949.500.6418 Welcome Wagon
1. SPEED LIMITS ON THE ISLAND
25 MILES PER HOUR ON STREETS
15 MILES PER HOUR IN ALLEYS
CHILDREN AT PLAY – PLEASE DRIVE CAREFULLY!
MAKE A FULL STOP AT ALL STOP SIGNS IN STREETS AND ALLEYS!
Collected on Wednesday, Holidays excepted starting at 7 am. Pick-up on Thursday if holiday falls on week day. Please remember all refuse must be in sealed trash bags or covered trash cans. Uncovered cans may be cited and/or not picked up. Weight per bag or trash can
not to exceed 50 pounds. Remember not to throw any hazardous wastes – Aerosol Spray Cans, Paint Cans, Computers, Cell Phones, Computer Parts, Paint Thinner, Cleaning Solvents, or Ashes from your fireplace or BBQ into the trash. You can phone the Hazardous Materials Hotline number – 714-834-6752 for information on the nearest Collection Center. Vacuum sweepings, ashes, sawdust, etc. must be wrapped. No building materials, dirt and/or sand. No cuttings over 4 ft. long are allowed. Please replace the lids on your trash cans and put the cans away by 7pm on the day of collection.
All streets are swept once a week. Check signs to avoid ticketing for illegal parking. (Fines are hefty). Do not park where curb is marked in red, or blocking driveways or cross walks. There is absolutely NO sleeping in parked cars, vans, motor homes, etc. on Island streets (or the beach). No Parking of any recreational vehicle over 84”’in width or 84” in height for more than 24 hours, and no vehicle is to remain parked in the same spot for over 72 hours or it will be towed. NO parking of any vehicle over 95” wide is allowed on our streets at any time.
Carries a fine of up to $500.00 – includes beaches, streets and alleys.
5. BICYCLING, SKATEBOARDING and SCOOTERS
Absolutely prohibited on all Island sidewalks and all Bayfront Boardwalks. This includes the “razor” type scooters. Violators will be ticketed and fines imposed. Gas and electric scooters must obey traffic laws and drivers must be licensed and wear helmets.
Prohibited on bay beaches and public parks between 9 am and 5 pm. All dogs must be kept on a leash at all times (6’ maximum). You are re- quired by law in Newport Beach to carry a bag for dog nuisances while walking your dog. There is a $500.00 fine for any dog nuisances not picked up. “Doggy Walk Bags” are provided in dispensers at various locations around the Island if you do not have your own plastic bag.
7. GARAGE SALE SIGNS, ETC.
We have one All Island Garage Sale – the first Saturday in May (the weekend before Mother’s Day) – there is a $10.00 fee for participation. Information is available in the Island Breeze. Tape signs to Trees only—the tape damages the light poles. Do not put signs on any benches. If you are having an individual garage sale, please use the local Bulletin Boards to advertise or the newspapers (The Daily Pilot is our local paper.). Signage on your own property is allowable. Please be considerate. Signs must be taken down by Monday morning following the garage sale. Other Garage Sales are allowed during the year.
8. PICNICING & DRINKING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
Prohibited on all beaches and public property, this is to include beyond the sidewalk and/or on any City street.
9. BEACH FRONTS
All Balboa Island beaches are public. There are 5 public piers (painted blue) and all others are private.
There is a noise ordinance in effect between 10 pm and 7 am. Please be considerate of your neighbors, not all of us are on vacation. Remember we live very close to one another.
NO FIREWORKS ARE ALLOWED IN THE CITY OF NEWPORT BEACH.
11. BALBOA ISLAND YACHT CLUB
Available June through August for boys and girls, ages 4-16. There is no residency required. Sign-ups at the Beek Center the Friday after school lets out for the summer. Additional information is available at the Ferry office at the corner of Agate and South Bayfront.
12. GOLF CARTS Must be Licensed and Driven by Licensed Drivers—Make Sure you BUY IT LICENSED—the DMV HAS PROBLEMS WITH THIS PROCESS!!!
13. PUBLIC PIERS AND PUMP STATIONS IN NEWPORT BAY
For a Map of Public Piers in Newport Bay Click PDF_Newport_Bay_Public_Piers.pdf
You can tie up to the Dock for 20 minutes on the Bayward Side and 20 Minutes on the Side of the Floats and 12 hours on the backside of the Float.