Building & Zoning

Effective April 1st, the Building Department will no longer accept in-person or hard-copy permit applications for all projects requiring permits. All applications shall be conducted through the Town’s “OpenGov” computer system, which can be accessed through the online portal.

The town maintains a workstation, available to the general public during regular business hours, located within the Building Department’s office.

For questions regarding this notification, please contact the Building Department at (401) 728-2400 X-141.

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To schedule an inspection, other than electrical, call Dolly Rousseau, Building and Zoning Clerk, at 401-728-2400, ext. 141.

To schedule an electrical inspection, call Bob Stanton, Electrical Inspector, at 401-640-6596.

All inspections require a 48-hour notice, not including holidays and weekends.

Please be advised:

  • Inspections will not be completed without a Permit Number.
  • Structures shall have an approved address number or approved building identification that is plainly legible and visible from the street fronting the property.
  • Structures shall have stairs installed for inspections.