City of Pawtucket, RI
Providence County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Pawtucket, approved 2-20-1969 as Ch. No. 1198. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building Code — See Ch. 136, Art. II.
Business registration — See Ch. 158.
Electrical standards — See Ch. 186.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 210.
Heating equipment — See Ch. 235.
Mechanical standards — See Ch. 274.
Plumbing — See Ch. 306.
Solid waste — See Ch. 347.
Article I General Provisions

§ 288-1 Definitions and word usage.

§ 288-2 Title.

§ 288-3 Statement of policy.

§ 288-4 Purpose.

§ 288-5 Applicability.

Article II Administration

§ 288-6 Duties of Director.

§ 288-7 Preliminary surveys.

§ 288-8 Appointment and duties of the Hearing Officer.

§ 288-9 Identification of personnel.

§ 288-10 Referral of certain violations to appropriate authority.

§ 288-11 Rules and regulations.

Article III Enforcement

§ 288-12 Inspection of structures and premises.

§ 288-13 Access to structures.

§ 288-14 Notice of violation.

§ 288-15 Compliance order.

§ 288-16 Immediate compliance order.

§ 288-17 Failure to correct violations; repair by city; recovery of expenses.

§ 288-18 Request for hearing.

§ 288-19 Findings of hearing; compliance order.

§ 288-20 Record of hearing.

§ 288-21 Reinspection; legal action upon noncompliance with orders.

§ 288-22 Demolition as compliance.

§ 288-23 Transfer of ownership of structure not in compliance.

§ 288-24 Recording of notices and orders.

Article IV Unfit Structures

§ 288-25 Designation and placarding.

§ 288-26 Notice of intent to condemn.

§ 288-27 Order to vacate.

§ 288-28 Placarding and vacation of unfit structure.

§ 288-29 Occupancy of condemned structures.

§ 288-30 Removal of placard.

§ 288-31 Securing of vacated structures.

§ 288-32 Notice of intent to demolish.

§ 288-33 Order to demolish.

§ 288-34 Power of Director to alleviate violation; limitation.

§ 288-35 Demolition of structure at owner's expense.

§ 288-36 Liens and charges to recover expenses.

Article V Board of Review

§ 288-37 Board of Appeals designated Board of Review.

§ 288-38 Powers and duties.

§ 288-39 Conditions for appeal.

§ 288-40 Application for appeal.

§ 288-41 Fees.

§ 288-42 Effect of appeal.

§ 288-43 Conflicts of interest.

§ 288-44 Regular meetings; notice of meetings to hear appeals.

§ 288-45 Quorum for hearing on appeal.

§ 288-46 Proceedings.

§ 288-47 Majority vote necessary for certain actions.

§ 288-48 Records.

§ 288-49 Court review of decisions of Board.

Article VI Requirements for Nonresidential Structures

§ 288-50 Compliance required.

§ 288-51 Exteriors.

§ 288-52 Windows.

§ 288-53 Signs or advertisements in windows; removal.

§ 288-54 Cleanliness and sanitation.

§ 288-55 Signs and billboards.

§ 288-56 Landscaping.

§ 288-57 Storage.

§ 288-58 Impervious flooring.

§ 288-59 Grading and drainage.

§ 288-60 Awnings and marquees.

§ 288-61 Structural elements.

§ 288-62 Stairways and porches.

§ 288-63 Infestation.

§ 288-64 Electrical service.

§ 288-65 Fuses.

§ 288-66 Light and ventilation in toilet rooms.

§ 288-67 Lighting of public spaces.

§ 288-68 Cooking equipment.

§ 288-69 Means of egress.

Article VII Supplied Facilities and Responsibilities

§ 288-70 Supplied facilities.

§ 288-71 Plumbing facilities.

§ 288-72 Discontinuance of utilities.

§ 288-73 Garbage and rubbish.

§ 288-74 Infestation.

§ 288-75 Reporting by occupant of violation.

§ 288-76 Occupancy of vacant units.

§ 288-77 Inspections.

Article VIII Penalties; Conflict; Severability; Effective Date

§ 288-78 Violations and penalties.

§ 288-79 Authority to act on nuisances.

§ 288-80 Applicability of Building Code.

§ 288-81 Higher standards to prevail.

§ 288-82 Issuance of permits and licenses.

§ 288-83 Shift of responsibilities between owner, operator and occupants.

§ 288-84 Prosecution of existing violations.