Town of Cumberland, RI
Providence County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Planning Board of the Town of Cumberland 4-27-2005. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Buildings and building regulations — See Ch. 6.
Special flood hazard areas and flood fringe areas — See Ch. 17.
Land disturbing activities — See Ch. 20.
Planning and development — See Ch. 30.
Utilities — See Ch. 40.
Zoning — See Appendix B.
Fees and charges — See Appendix C.
Attachment 1 - Appendix A: Fee Schedule Attachment 2 - Appendix B: General Application for Subdivision and Development Projects Attachment 3 - Appendix C: Checklists Attachment 4 - Appendix D: Specifications and Submissions for Plans and Plats for Subdivisions and Land Development Projects
SECTION 1 Authority and Purpose

1-A Enactment.

1-B Authority to create and administer.

1-C General purpose.

1-D Effective date.

1-E Application of prior regulations.

SECTION 2 Definitions

2-A Definitions.

SECTION 3 Administration of These Regulations

3-A The administrative officer.

3-B Regulations amendment process.

3-C Publication and availability.

3-D Administrative fees.

3-E Violations and penalties.

3-F Required findings.

3-G Precedence of approval between the Planning Board and other local permitting authorities.

3-H Waivers and modifications.

3-I Reinstatement of plans.

3-J Meetings, votes, decisions and records.

3-K Signing and recording of plats and plans.

3-L Changes to recorded plats and plans.

3-M Right of appeal.

3-N Appeals to the Superior Court.

3-O Appeals to Superior Court pertaining to the enactment or amendment of regulations.

3-P Severability.

SECTION 4 Improvement Guarantees

4-A Arrangements for completion of improvements.

4-B Amount of the guarantee.

4-C Form of improvement guarantees.

4-D Acceptance of improvement guarantees.

4-E Construction of improvements with the use of a performance guarantee.

4-F Construction of improvements without a performance guarantee.

4-G Default.

4-H Guarantees for phased subdivisions.

4-I Guarantees for private improvements.

4-J Developer's responsibility.

SECTION 5 Review and Approval of Plans and Plats

5-A Types of submissions.

5-B Certification of a complete application.

5-C Requirements common to all submissions.

5-D Pre-application meetings and concept review.

5-E Administrative subdivision.

5-F Minor land development, minor subdivision & development plan review.

5-G Major land development and major subdivision review.

5-H Project phasing.

5-I Project impact statement may be required.

SECTION 6 General Design Standards

6-A Site planning.

6-B Land unsuitable for development.

6-C Flood hazard areas.

6-D Erosion and sediment control design.

6-E Lot design standards.

6-F Block design standards.

SECTION 7 Public Improvement Design Standards

7-A Right-of-way standards.

7-B Easements.

7-C Utilities.

7-D Landscaping standards.

7-E Drainage systems.

7-F General construction standards.

7-G Street construction standards.

7-H Drainage structures and facilities.

7-I Permanent monuments.

SECTION 8 Land Development & Development Plan Review Design Standards

8-A Access and circulation.

8-B Landscaping.

8-C Site furnishings and amenities.

8-D Building design.

8-E Signage.

8-F Servicing the building.

8-G On-site storage and use of materials.