Town of Barrington, RI
Bristol County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Barrington 2-7-1994; amended in its entirety 3-4-2019. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Abandonment of Town property:
Per street or section of street
$250
After granted
$50
Alarm systems:
Fines:
§ 59-11D
First violation
$50
Second violation
$100
Third and all subsequent violations
$150
Application processing (1-time fee)
§ 59-7A
Monitoring (annual fee)
Registration
$25
Alcoholic beverages:
Liquor license fees:
§ 63-8B
Class A
$1,000
Class BV full
$2,000
Class BVL (limited)
$266
Class D (full)
$300
Class D (limited)
$100
Class F
$15
Class F1
$35
Nonrefundable processing fee
$25
§ 63-10C
Amplifiers and loudspeakers
$25
Banners
$25
Beach:
Beach parking pass:
Resident seasonal parking pass
$30
Resident seniors parking pass (65 and older)
$30
Beach parking pass, 1 day:
Residents
$5
Nonresidents
$10
Boat storage fees:
Kayaks
$50
Boats under 18 feet
$75
After November 30:
First Fine
$50
Per week for storage
$25
Boating violation fines:
See Ch. 148, Art. III
First Offense
Subsequent Offenses
Motorboat registration:
Unregistered
$100
$200
Numbers not displayed
$50
$100
Motorboat operation:
Improper operation in swimming or other restricted area
$500
$1,000
Excessive speed and/or wake
$500
$1,000
Interference with other vessel
$500
$1,000
Caused an accident
$500
$1,000
Failure to report an accident
$500
$1,000
Interference in scuba diving area
$500
$1,000
Reckless manner
$500
$1,000
Motorboat equipment:
Improper lights
$50
$100
Improper use of lights
$50
$100
Improper sound-producing appliance
$50
$100
Improper life preservers
$50
$100
Improper fire extinguishers
$50
$100
Improper muffling device
$50
$100
Waterskiing and surfboarding:
Reckless activity
$500
$1,000
Inadequate boat personnel
$100
$200
Underage boat personnel
$100
$200
Failure to use life jacket
$100
$200
Operation outside time limits
$100
$200
Refusal to stop when ordered:
Unauthorized racing/regatta
$50
$100
Unmarked scuba diving
$50
$100
Unauthorized docking/mooring
$50
$100
Unauthorized placement or moving of mooring tackle
$100
$200
Failure to comply with mooring tackle inspection procedures after 30 days' notice from Harbormaster
$100
N/A
Registration late fee
$50
N/A
Building permits:
Electronic processing fee
$5
New structures minimum valuation schedule:
First floor: square feet x
$80
Second floor: square feet x
$70
Garage: Square feet x
$50
Total, per $1,000 value
$6
Additions:
Per $1,000 value
$6
Minimum:
For enclosed additions
$75
For decks
$50
Miscellaneous (per Building Code):
Per $1,000 value
$6
Minimum
$30
Refundable fee for decks and porches after final inspection
$100
Refundable fee for pools, renovations or additions after final inspection
$200
Demolition notice fee
$100
A 100% late charge shall be added for starting work before obtaining a permit or whenever the terms of any permit are exceeded.
A late charge may or may not be charged at the discretion of the Building Official, depending upon the circumstances.
Buildings, numbering of:
Fine
$25
§ 75-7
Burning, outdoor:
Permit fee
$5
§ 78-2E
Certified copies:
Land evidence and probate
Per page
$1
Certification
$3
Other than land evidence and probate:
Per page
$0.15
Certification
$3
Code of the Town of Barrington
$150
§ 1-11
Charter booklet
$15
Chicken hens:
§ 67-19
Registration fee:
Per house
$25
Renewal
$5
Violations:
First offense
$50
Second offense
$75
Third offense
$100
Commercial plan review:
General permit fees based on cost of construction:
$500 or less
$25
Over $500 but not over $1,000
$35
Over $1.000 but not over $2,000
$45
Over $2,000 but not over $500,000
$45, plus $6 per $1,000 or fraction thereof over $2,000
Over $500,000
$3,033, plus $4 per $1,000 or fraction thereof over $500,000
Detective application fee
$150
Detective license bond
$5,000
Dog license:
License fee, annually before April 30
$5
Plus spay/neuter surcharge for dog license
$1
Late licensure
$10
Per diem shelter fee
$10
Violations:
First offense
$50
Second offense
$75
Subsequent offenses
$100
Violation of prohibition of dogs in certain Town places or at the Doug Rayner Wildlife Refuge at Nockum Hill
$125
§ 67-11
Drainage:
Drainlayers registration
$100
Electrical permits:
Electronic processing fee
$5
Minimum to $1,000
$35
Each additional $1,000
$15
New house
$200 minimum or electrical fee schedule, whichever is greater
Electric vehicle station
[Added 6-8-2020]
Police Cove Park
$1 per hour
Town Hall
$0.30 per minute
EMS services:
The Town of Barrington charges are reviewed annually and are within the scope of what is considered usual and customary. Fee schedules are available on request.
Entertainment license:
§ 124-29
Premises with Class BV or BVL liquor license
$100 per year
Excavations:
Gravel removal permit
$15 plus advertising
§ 99-3B
Gravel bank appeals
$15 plus advertising
§ 99-5
Guns:
Conceal carry
$40
Gardens:
Community gardens 5 feet x 20 feet
$25
Walker Farms 40 feet x 40 feet
$50
Junk licenses:
Secondhand dealers
License
$25
Maps
$3
Mechanical permit:
Electronic processing fee
$5
Minimum for new house
$150
Minimum up to $1,000
$35
Each additional $1,000 of value or fraction thereof
$15
Mooring:
§ 148-31
Up to 20 feet
$100
Greater than 20 feet to 25 feet
$125
Greater than 25 feet to 30 feet
$150
Greater than 30 feet to 35 feet
$175
Greater than 35 feet to 40 feet
$200
Greater than 40 feet and commercial
$250
Barrington Harbor
$125
Nonresident multiplier
2 x (sum of applicable fees)
Fines for unauthorized placement or moving of mooring tackle:
First offense
$50
Subsequent offense
$100
Failure to comply with mooring space inspection procedures after 30 days' notice from Harbormaster
$100
§ 148-24
Late fee
$50
Peddler/solicitor license (per person)
$50
Plumbing permits:
Ch. 140
Electronic processing fee
$5
Renovations:
Minimum up to $1,000
$35
Each additional $1,000
$15
New single-family home
$200 or fee schedule, whichever is greater
Commercial
$125 per unit or minimum of fee structure, whichever is greater
Public land, use of:
Erection of structure:
Processing fee
$25
Per structure
$25
Check required as deposit (nonrefundable if no removal or restoration by Town is required)
$250
Land use permit (per day, per event)
$25
Barrington Beach regatta (confined to the west side of Barrington Beach)
$5 per boat per day
Group outings and picnics, per field, per day
$25
Charity events
User fee waived
Room rentals for nongovernmental use:
Nonprofit civic, no admission:
Council chamber
$0
Library auditorium
$0
Gallery A & B
$0
Gallery A
$0
Gallery B
$0
Meeting rooms:
Trustee Room
$0
Meeting Room
$0
Senior Center (main room)
$0
Studio
$0
Bay Spring Community Center:
Meeting room
$0
Upstairs gallery room
$0
Barrington High School/Middle School:
Auditorium
$0
Cafeteria
$0
Cafeteria with kitchen
$0
Classroom
$0
Gymnasium
$0
Nonprofit civic, admission:
Council chamber
$100
Library auditorium
$100
Gallery A & B
$50
Gallery A
$25
Gallery B
$25
Meeting rooms:
Trustee room
$25
Meeting room
$25
Senior Center (main room)
$50
Studio
$25
Bay Spring Community Center:
Meeting room
$25
Upstairs gallery room
$100
Barrington High School/Middle School:
Auditorium
$100*
Cafeteria
$100*
Cafeteria with kitchen
$150*
Classroom
$25*
Gymnasium
$100*
Barrington business:
Council chamber
$150*
Library auditorium
$150*
Gallery A & B
$100
Gallery A
$50
Gallery B
$50
Meeting rooms:
Trustee room
$50
Meeting room
$50
Senior Center (main room)
$100*
Studio
$50
Bay Spring Community Center:
Meeting room
$50
Upstairs gallery room
$100
Barrington High School/Middle School:
Auditorium
$150*
Cafeteria
$150*
Cafeteria with kitchen
$200*
Classroom
$50*
Private instruction
$10
Gymnasium
$150*
Business:
Council chamber
$300*
Library auditorium
$300*
Gallery A & B
$200*
Gallery A
$100
Gallery B
$100
Meeting rooms:
Trustee room
$100
Meeting room
$100
Senior Center (main room)
$200*
Studio
$100
Bay Spring Community Center:
Meeting room
$100
Upstairs gallery room
$200
Barrington High School/Middle School:
Auditorium
$300*
Cafeteria
$300*
Cafeteria with kitchen
$350*
Classroom
$100*
Private instruction
$15
Gymnasium
$300*
* This rate covers the first four hours of use.
Peck Center for Adult Enrichment annual fee:
Resident
$0
Nonresident
$12
Sewers:
Connection permits
Outside and inside work
$60
Outside work only
$50
Sewer use rates
$5.05 per 100 cubic feet
Annual sewer service charge per connection
$128.50
Sewer improvement assessment charge per connection
$203
Penalty for overdue service charge
Betterment assessments:
§§ 155-10C
Residence structure
$1,800
Multifamily residence structure:
Containing not more than 2 residential units
$1,800
Containing more than 2 residential units:
Amount for each additional residential unit
$900
Commercial structure:
Up to 2,500 square feet
$1,800
For each additional 2,500 square feet or major fraction thereof
$1,800
Industrial structure:
Up to 2,500 square feet
$1,800
For each additional 2,500 square feet or major fraction thereof
$1,800
Church or school structure:
Up to 5,000 square feet
$1,800
For each additional 5,000 square feet or major fraction thereof
$1,800
Smoke CO2 detector inspections for residential certificate of occupancy (includes plan review):
1- and 2-family
$100
3-family
$175
Smoke CO2 detector inspection for additions or renovations not requiring a certificate of occupancy (includes plan review):
1- and 2-family
$50
3-family
$175
Snow removal:
Snow/ice removed from sidewalk by 6:00 p.m. on day following snowfall
$50 per day
§ 164-5B
Solicitors/peddlers licenses:
$50 per person
§ 124-5C
Solid waste disposal:
Walker Farm
§ 161-2B
Resident commercial landscapers
$300
Nonresident commercial landscapers
$600
Refuse collection by private contractors, fines
§ 161-5
First offense
$100
Subsequent offenses
Up to $500
Subdivision booklet
$20
Swimming pool permit (in-ground)
$100 or $6 per $1,000 of value, whichever is greater
§ 185-15
Tax Assessor (electronic reports):
GIS shape files
$250
Vehicles abandoned:
Original permit fee
$75 per 6 months
§ 175-2B
Vehicles and traffic offenses
See Ch. 179
Victualling license
$100
Weapons:
Guns: concealed - carry
$40
Zoning-related fees:
Multifamily elderly housing filing fee
$500
Outdoor seating:
Permit fee
$25
Fine
$25
Building Board of Review and Planning Board:
Review application
$75
Zoning change application (map)
$750
Cluster zone application
$500
Amendments
$500
Appeals
$100
Variance:
Residential
$250
Commercial
$300
Dimensional variance:
Residential
$250
Commercial
$300
Special use permit:
Residential
$250
Commercial
$300
Zoning certificate
$100
§ 185-39
Zoning Ordinance booklet, per page
$0.15
Zoning Board approval extension
$25
Planning Board land development and subdivision regulations:
§ 200-8
Preapplication meeting:
Minor subdivision
$100
Major land development or subdivision
$200
Business sign review:
A-frame sign:
Permit
$25
Renewal
$5
Business with gross floor area less than 5,000 square feet
$35
Business with gross floor area greater than or equal to 5,000 square feet
$70
Nonresidential design and site plan review (NOTE: Nonresidential design and site plan review fees shall also apply to the multi-unit elderly housing developments occurring under the provisions of Article XXI of the Zoning Ordinance.
Alteration or expansion of existing building
$100
New building construction
$300 (flat fee)
Nonresidential site review
$100
Residential site review
Applicable subdivision fee (See below.)
Administrative subdivision
$125
Minor subdivision, preliminary plan:
Per lot with no street extension or creation
$125
Per lot with street extension or creation
$200
Minor subdivision, final plan:
Per lot with no street extension or creation
$50
Per lot with street extension or creation
$100
Major development or subdivision, master plan:
Per lot or unit
$200
Major development or subdivision, preliminary plan:
Per lot or unit
$100
Major development or subdivision, final plan:
Per lot or unit
$50
Request to amend approved plan, extend vesting of approval or reinstatement of application
$150
§ 200-39
Sidewalk in-lieu fee
$30 per linear foot
Bike facility fee in lieu
$100 per bike space
Subdivision and land development project inspection fees due from applicant
3% of the engineer's estimate of the total cost of roadway and infrastructure improvements, subject to approval by the Director of Public Works
§ 200-55
NOTE: The above fees include the expense of mailing public notice.
NOTE: All application fees shall be deposited in the general funds of the Town of Barrington and are nonrefundable.
Comprehensive Plan amendment
$500