Town of East Greenwich, RI
Kent County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of East Greenwich 7-25-2000 by Ord. No. 697 (Appendix A of the 1993 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning Board — See Ch. 34, Art. IV.
Building construction — See Ch. 38.
Flood hazard areas — See Ch. 113.
Junkyards — See Ch. 138.
Land Trust — See Ch. 143.
Noise — See Ch. 152.
Sewers — See Ch. 197.
Trailers and trailer camps — See Ch. 239.
Development and subdivision review regulations — See Ch. A263.
STATE LAW REFERENCES
Freshwater wetlands — See R.I.G.L. § 2-1-18 et seq.
Fire Safety Code — See R.I.G.L. § 23-28.1-1 et seq.
State Building Code — See R.I.G.L. § 23-27.3-100.1 et seq.
Facilities for people with disabilities — See R.I.G.L. § 40.1-24-1 et seq.
Licensing of child-care providers — See R.I.G.L. § 42-72.1-1 et seq.
Planning Board — See R.I.G.L. § 45-22-1 et seq.
Development Review Act — See R.I.G.L. § 45-23-25 et seq.
Zoning Enabling Act — See R.I.G.L. § 45-24-27 et seq.
Historical area zoning — See R.I.G.L. § 45-24.1-1 et seq.
State Housing Maintenance and Occupancy Code — See R.I.G.L. § 45-24.3-1 et seq.
Low and Moderate Income Housing Act — See R.I.G.L. § 45-53-1 et seq.
Water pollution — See R.I.G.L. § 46-12-1 et seq.
Groundwater protection — See R.I.G.L. § 46-13.1-3 et seq.
Attachment 1 - Table 1, Table of Permitted Uses by Zone Attachment 2 - Table 2, Table of Dimensional Regulations by Zone Attachment 3 - Lot Illustration Attachment 4 - Buildable Area, Lot Lines and Setback Lines Illustration
Article I Purpose and Intent

§ 260-1 Purpose.

§ 260-2 Authority; effectiveness; applicability.

§ 260-3 Interpretation and conflict.

§ 260-4 Sovereignty.

§ 260-5 Severability.

Article II Zoning Definitions

§ 260-6 Terms defined.

Article III Zoning Districts

§ 260-7 Districts established.

§ 260-8 General regulations.

§ 260-9 Uses and zones.

§ 260-10 Districts by Assessor's plats.

Article IV Substandard Lots of Record

§ 260-11 Creation of substandard lots.

§ 260-12 Existing substandard lots of record.

Article V Nonconforming Development

§ 260-13 Purpose.

§ 260-14 Nonconforming by dimension.

§ 260-15 Nonconforming by use.

§ 260-16 Change of use.

§ 260-17 Nuisances.

Article VI Off-Street Parking Regulations

§ 260-18 Purpose and intent.

§ 260-19 Applicability.

§ 260-20 Required off-street parking spaces.

§ 260-21 Parking plan; location, number and ownership of parking spaces.

§ 260-22 Parking lots in or near residential areas.

§ 260-23 Design standards.

§ 260-24 Off-street storage and loading.

§ 260-25 Parking lot landscaping.

Article VII Signs

§ 260-26 Authority; purpose; intent.

§ 260-27 Definitions; computations.

§ 260-28 General regulations.

§ 260-29 Prohibitions.

§ 260-30 Nonconforming signs.

§ 260-31 Indemnification of Town.

§ 260-32 Administration and enforcement.

Article VIII Planned Development and Mixed Use Planned Development Overlay

§ 260-33 Purpose and intent.

§ 260-34 Applicability.

§ 260-35 Permitted uses.

§ 260-36 Accessory uses.

§ 260-37 General requirements.

§ 260-38 Procedure for filing applications.

Article IX Cluster Subdivisions

§ 260-39 Purpose and intent.

§ 260-40 Applicability.

§ 260-41 Permitted uses.

§ 260-42 Open space requirements.

§ 260-43 Minimum requirements.

§ 260-44 Filing of applications.

Article X Aquifer/Wellhead Regulations

§ 260-45 (Reserved)

§ 260-46 (Reserved)

§ 260-47 (Reserved)

§ 260-48 (Reserved)

§ 260-49 (Reserved)

§ 260-50 (Reserved)

§ 260-51 (Reserved)

§ 260-52 (Reserved)

§ 260-53 (Reserved)

§ 260-54 (Reserved)

Article XI Historic Districts

§ 260-55 Purpose and intent.

§ 260-56 Authority.

§ 260-57 Definitions.

§ 260-58 Designation of historic districts and outlying properties.

§ 260-59 Applicability; certificates required.

§ 260-60 Prohibitions.

§ 260-61 Application procedures.

§ 260-62 Plan review.

§ 260-63 Decisions.

§ 260-64 Demolition.

§ 260-65 Exemptions.

§ 260-66 Appeals.

§ 260-67 Enforcement.

Article XII Telecommunications Towers

§ 260-68 Purpose and intent.

§ 260-69 Definitions.

§ 260-70 Applicability.

§ 260-71 General requirements.

§ 260-72 Development standards.

§ 260-73 Nonconforming uses.

§ 260-74 Effective date.

Article XIIA Home Occupations

§ 260-74.1 Purpose and intent.

§ 260-74.2 Definition.

§ 260-74.3 Standards.

§ 260-74.4 Permitted uses.

§ 260-74.5 Prohibited uses.

§ 260-74.6 Inspections; enforcement.

Article XIII Procedures for General Administration

§ 260-75 Appointment of local official and agencies.

§ 260-76 Maintenance and update.

§ 260-77 General responsibilities of Zoning Enforcement Officer.

§ 260-78 Interpretation.

§ 260-79 Violations and penalties.

§ 260-80 Right of appeal.

Article XIV Procedures for Adoption and Amendment

§ 260-81 Powers of Council.

§ 260-82 Procedure.

§ 260-83 Appeals to Superior Court.

Article XV Administration and Procedures of Zoning Board of Review

§ 260-84 Organization.

§ 260-85 Powers and duties.

§ 260-86 Attendance and voting requirements.

§ 260-87 Board decisions and records.

§ 260-88 Special conditions.

§ 260-89 Variance and special use permit application procedure and fees.

§ 260-90 Review of appeals.

§ 260-91 Standards of review.

Article XVI (Reserved)

§ 260-92 (Reserved)

§ 260-93 (Reserved)

§ 260-94 (Reserved)

§ 260-95 (Reserved)

§ 260-96 (Reserved)

§ 260-97 (Reserved)

Article XVII Affordable Housing

§ 260-98 Purpose, authority and applicability.

§ 260-99 Incentives & building requirements for production of affordable housing.

§ 260-100 Substandard lots of record.

§ 260-101 Affordability requirements.

§ 260-101.1 Off-site exactions.

§ 260-101.2 Reports.

Article XVIII Private Education Centers

§ 260-102 Master plan.

§ 260-103 Purpose.

§ 260-104 Filing requirements.

§ 260-105 Review and approval.

§ 260-106 Vesting.

§ 260-107 Phasing.

§ 260-108 Amendments.

§ 260-109 Five-year update plan.

§ 260-110 Preliminary plan and final plan review and approval.

§ 260-111 Minor changes.

§ 260-112 Major changes.

Article XIX Wind Energy Systems

§ 260-113 Legislative findings; purpose.

§ 260-114 Definitions.

§ 260-115 Restrictions; permit requirements.

§ 260-116 Design and installation standards.

§ 260-117 Aesthetic, safety and environmental standards.

§ 260-118 Maintenance of facilities; decommissioning; abandonment.