Town of Barrington, RI
Bristol County
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[HISTORY: Adopted 5-19-1958; amended 6-1-1965; amended 11-15-1969; approved 2-7-1974; adopted 3-1-1974; amended 11-8-1983; amended 11-3-1992; amended 11-21-1994; amended 11-2-2004; amended 11-4-2014. Other amendments noted where applicable.][1]
GENERAL LAWS OF RHODE ISLAND (AS AMENDED)
Cemeteries — See § 23-18-1 et seq.
Code of Ethics — See § 36-14-1 et seq.
Councils and governing bodies — See § 45-5-1 et seq.
Free public libraries — See § 29-4-1 et seq.
Home rule for cities and towns — See Constitution of Rhode Island, Article XIII.
Ordinances — See § 45-6-1 et seq.
Probate Courts — See § 8-9-2.3 et seq.
School committees and superintendents — See § 16-2-1 et seq.
Special charters controlling — See § 45-5-18.
Towns and cities generally — See Title 45.
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Preamble
The people of the Town of Barrington, in order to secure the right of self-government in all local matters, pursuant to the provisions of the Constitution of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, do adopt and establish this Charter. [Amended 11-4-2014]
Title 1 Basic Provisions

Chapter 1 INCORPORATION (§ C-1-1-1 – § C-1-1-1)

Chapter 2 FORM OF GOVERNMENT (§ C-1-2-1 – § C-1-2-2)

Chapter 3 POWERS OF TOWN (§ C-1-3-1 – § C-1-3-17)

Chapter 4 CODE OF ETHICS (§ C-1-4-1 – § C-1-4-5)

Title 2 Town Council

Chapter 1 COUNCIL (§ C-2-1-1 – § C-2-1-12)

Chapter 2 ORDINANCES (§ C-2-2-1 – § C-2-2-6)

Title 3 Town Manager

Chapter 1 MANAGER (§ C-3-1-1 – § C-3-1-10)

Title 4 Elections

Chapter 1 ELECTIONS (§ C-4-1-1 – § C-4-1-1)

Chapter 2 BOARD OF CANVASSERS (§ C-4-2-1 – § C-4-2-1)

Title 5 Town Clerk

Chapter 1 TOWN CLERK (§ C-5-1-1 – § C-5-1-4)

Title 6 Finance Department

Chapter 1 FINANCE DIRECTOR (§ C-6-1-1 – § C-6-1-4)

Chapter 2 ACCOUNTING CONTROLS (§ C-6-2-1 – § C-6-2-5)

Chapter 3 TAX COLLECTOR (§ C-6-3-1 – § C-6-3-2)

Chapter 4 FINANCIAL PROVISIONS (§ C-6-4-1 – § C-6-4-6)

Chapter 5 HIRING OF MONEY (§ C-6-5-1 – § C-6-5-2)

Chapter 6 ENTERPRISE FUND (§ C-6-6-1 – § C-6-6-1)

Title 7 Financial Town Meeting

Chapter 1 FINANCIAL TOWN MEETING (§ C-7-1-1 – § C-7-1-15)

Chapter 2 COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS (§ C-7-2-1 – § C-7-2-7)

Title 8 Public Works

Chapter 1 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS (§ C-8-1-1 – § C-8-1-2)

Chapter 2 BUILDING OFFICIAL AND BUILDING INSPECTOR (§ C-8-2-1 – § C-8-2-1)

Title 9 Schools

Chapter 1 SCHOOL COMMITTEE (§ C-9-1-1 – § C-9-1-4)

Article 2 POWERS AND DUTIES (§ C-9-2-1 – § C-9-2-10)

Title 10 Public Safety

Chapter 1 POLICE DEPARTMENT (§ C-10-1-1 – § C-10-1-12)

Chapter 2 FIRE DEPARTMENT (§ C-10-2-1 – § C-10-2-9)

Title 11 Conservation and Other Boards and Commissions

Chapter 1 ESTABLISHMENT AND POWERS (§ C-11-1-1 – § C-11-1-2)

Title 12 Planning and Zoning

Chapter 1 PLANNING (§ C-12-1-1 – § C-12-1-2)

Chapter 2 ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW (§ C-12-2-1 – § C-12-2-1)

Title 13 ASSESSMENT OF TAXES

Chapter 1 ASSESSOR (§ C-13-1-1 – § C-13-1-1)

Chapter 2 BOARD OF ASSESSMENT REVIEW (§ C-13-2-1 – § C-13-2-5)

Title 14 Town Solicitor

Chapter 1 TOWN SOLICITOR (§ C-14-1-1 – § C-14-1-1)

Title 15 Probate Court

Chapter 1 PROBATE COURT (§ C-15-1-1 – § C-15-1-4)

Title 16 Miscellaneous Provisions

Chapter 1 CEMETERIES AND PUBLIC LIBRARY (§ C-16-1-1 – § C-16-1-2)

Chapter 2 OTHER MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS (§ C-16-2-1 – § C-16-2-11)

Title 17 Inauguration, Succession and Amendment to Charter

Chapter 1 INAUGURATION OF CHARTER GOVERNMENT (§ C-17-1-1 – § C-17-1-1)

Chapter 2 SUCCESSION IN GOVERNMENT (§ C-17-2-1 – § C-17-2-2)

Chapter 3 AMENDMENT OF CHARTER (§ C-17-3-1 – § C-17-3-3)