Emergency Preparedness

As we move into post-storm recovery efforts, please be aware that the City of New Port Richey is requesting your cooperation to assist us with expediting recovery of our community from the impacts of Hurricane Idalia. As you should be aware, properties in flood zones designated on our flood maps that were damaged by wind, water, fallen trees or other factors must be inspected before we can issue building permits for repair, reconstruction, or other improvements. 

The preliminary damage inspections are limited to evaluating the extent of damage to foundations, roofs, windows and doors, siding, installed appliances, electrical and plumbing, heating and air conditioning, and walls and floors. Inspections are required to assess the condition of the building and determine the work required to repair the building to its pre-damage condition. The period of inspections is limited to daylight hours only between 8:00 AM to 6:00PM. Once we have inspected your property and the results recorded in our database, we will send you a letter with the results and explain any requirements that may apply.


We greatly appreciate your willingness to allow our community inspectors to assess the condition of your property which will help you and the community move forward as quickly as possible with the permitting and repair of your building.


If you have any questions about this process or the inspectors, please contact us immediately by calling 727-853-1047.


Thank you for your cooperation and support to help our community to recover from Hurricane Idalia.





Make sure you are ready for this year’s storm season by downloading Pasco County’s Disaster Preparedness Guide here!


Asegúrese de estar listo para la temporada de tormentas de este año descargando la Guía de preparación para desastres del Condado de Pasco aquí!


Learn how to make a hurricane disaster plan for your pets here!

The 2022-2023 Community Redevelopment to Update the CRA Master Plan

Community Visioning.

The overriding commonality that comes from community visioning is the intense desire for places and spaces to generate positive feelings.  Places that are healthy and sustainable for living, working, playing, and retiring also include nature, and a sense of community.  We promote walkability, easy mobility connections within a reasonable 10-to-15-minute walking time or even a 2 mile bike ride.  Be a part of a greater vision to make the community positive, livable, safe, and affordable. When we have an area that that has a negative impact, we want to change it for the better.  We can visually see and feel the difference when blighted areas are improved and made welcoming and family friendly.  You can turn to New Port Richey and feel the transformation.  We plan to continue our efforts as part of our updated CRA Master Plan.

Interactive Map:  Click here to add your comments on the interactive map.

Additional resources and information can be found in the roadmap .

We value your input and are bringing you additional ways to be a part of the visioning process.  This is a great opportunity to tell us what you like about the city, what you want to see changed, and your great ideas for the future.  Make your voice heard and be a part of the plan for the future of New Port Richey.  


CRA Plan Update Background

The City of New Port Richey Community Redevelopment Agency has grown the thriving business community in the City of New Port Richey. We are looking toward the future and will host focus groups, public workshops, and public hearings with an updated plan anticipated by March of 2023.

In May of 2022, the City of New Port Richey Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking a qualified firm to prepare a Community Redevelopment Plan Update. Several firms submitted proposals, and after evaluation and firm presentations, the CRA and City selected Stantec Consulting, Inc.

Once completed the Plan Update will help guide future CRA initiatives and investments, be used as a tool in promoting economic development, and will work in collaboration with the City to maximize public investment to positively impact New Port Richey.

It is the intent of the CRA to complete the Plan Update in March 2023.

CRA Plan Update

A CRA Plan or Plan Update combines both a community vision plan and implementation plan in one working document.  Those that are most successful are ones developed with meaningful public involvement and reflect the specific needs and diversity of each community, and the neighborhoods within its CRA.

In prior years, the CRA and City have updated the CRA Plan and completed other planning studies that will be used as the basis for the current Plan Update.  These will be expanded through a public involvement process to identify additional areas of redevelopment emphasis, changes to current areas of redevelopment emphasis, and those that may have been completed.

Based on these previous Plans, the redevelopment priorities will continue to include downtown, the US Highway 10 corridor, and various catalyst sites within the City.  It is also the intent of this Plan Update to identify any other unmet needs within the City and expand investment within residential neighborhoods.

In addition to being a tool for the CRA and City, CRA Plans must also comply with specific requirements included in the Community Redevelopment Act of 1969, Chapter 163, Pa rt III, Florida Statutes.

There will be several specific tasks included within this process:


·         Document Review / Assessment

·         Public Engagement

·         Evaluation of the CRA Boundary

·         Development or Refinement of the CRA Vision, Goals, Objectives, and Policies

·         Development of a Five-Year Capital Budget & Funding Mechanisms

·         Review and Update Grant Programs

·         Review and Update Economic Development Incentives

·         Finalize the Plan Update

Public Workshops

There are two evening public workshops anticipated during the Plan Update tentatively scheduled for:

·         Wednesday, December 7th, 2022

5:30 PM until 6:30 PM in the River Room at the New Port Richey Public Library,

5939* Main Street, New Port Richey, FL 34652

·         Wednesday, January 11th

5:30 PM until 6:30 PM in the River Room at the New Port Richey Public Library,

5939* Main Street, New Port Richey, FL 34652

Public Notice

11.10.2022 Public Notice CRA UPDATE Master Plan Community Meeting

Additional Information

This page will be updated as the Plan Update process continues.

For questions or other input, please feel free to contact:

·         Barbara Carr, Director of Economic Development, City of New Port Richey: CarrB@CityofNewPortRichey.org

·         Jared Beck, Project Manager, Stantec Consulting, Inc.:  Jared.Beck@Stantec.com


CRA Plan Focus Group










Blue Thunder Riders Honor NPRPD

The Blue Thunder Riders presented a wonderful wood-etched plaque to the New Port Richey Police Department in appreciation of the PD’s work, dedication and service of all the officers and staff. The Blue Thunder Riders mission is to publicly provide support to law enforcement agencies throughout Florida and honor their service to our communities, while building a culture of support and unity between the public and those who protect them. Also, the Blue Thunder Riders presented plaques of appreciation to the Port Richey Police Department and Pasco Sheriff’s Office. Thank you, Blue Thunder Riders!

Available Commercial Properties

Office Space at 5642-5652 Meadowlane

Beautiful Commercial Building

5522 Gulf Drive New Port Richey


5801 Main St New Port Richey

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