Town of Westerly, RI
Washington County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Article I General Provisions

§ 260-1 Title.

§ 260-2 Power to adopt ordinance; consistency with Zoning Act and Comprehensive Plan; periodic review.

§ 260-3 Effective date of chapter and amendments.

§ 260-4 Supersession; other laws.

§ 260-5 General purposes.

§ 260-6 Applicability; conformity with chapter required; establishment of fees.

§ 260-7 Construal of chapter to be consistent with Comprehensive Plan.

§ 260-8 Contents of Zoning Ordinance.

Article II Definitions

§ 260-9 Terms defined.

Article III District Regulations and Maps

§ 260-10 Division into districts.

§ 260-11 Zoning district boundaries.

§ 260-12 Zoning Districts.

§ 260-13 General descriptions of standard zoning districts.

§ 260-14 Planned development zoning districts.

§ 260-15 Overlay zoning districts.

§ 260-16 Zoning District Map.

Article IV Standard Zoning Districts Use Regulations

§ 260-17 Permitted uses.

§ 260-18 Standard Zoning District Use Tables.

Article V Standard Zoning District Dimensional Regulations

§ 260-19 Minimum dimensional requirements.

§ 260-20 Standard dimensional regulations.

Article VI Administration and Enforcement

§ 260-21 Zoning Official.

§ 260-22 Town Planner.

§ 260-23 Planning Board.

§ 260-24 Zoning Board of Review.

§ 260-25 Powers and duties of Town Council.

§ 260-26 Enforcement.

§ 260-27 Ordinance publication, maintenance and availability.

Article VII Procedures

§ 260-28 Ordinance adoption, amendment or repeal.

§ 260-29 Zoning certificates.

§ 260-30 Modifications.

§ 260-31 Vested rights.

§ 260-32 Nonconformance.

§ 260-33 Variances.

§ 260-34 Special use permits.

§ 260-35 Special conditions.

§ 260-36 Notice of decision to applicant; recording in land records.

§ 260-37 Preapplication conference.

Article VIII Appeals

§ 260-38 Right of appeal.

§ 260-39 Appeals to Zoning Board of Review.

§ 260-40 Stay of proceedings.

§ 260-41 Zoning Board of Review appeal procedures.

§ 260-42 Participation in hearing not cause for liability.

§ 260-43 Decisions on appeal.

§ 260-44 Appeals to Superior Court.

Article IX Special Regulations

§ 260-45 Development plan review.

§ 260-46 Cluster development.

§ 260-47 Rear lots.

§ 260-48 Planned Development (PD) Zoning District.

§ 260-49 PD project application procedure.

§ 260-50 Affordable housing.

§ 260-50.1 Definitions.

§ 260-50.2 Inclusionary zoning.

§ 260-50.3 Comprehensive permits.

§ 260-50.4 Municipal Affordable Housing Fund.

Article X Overlay Zoning Districts

§ 260-51 Flood Hazard Overlay District.

§ 260-52 Aquifer Protection Overlay District.

§ 260-53 Salt Pond Overlay District.

§ 260-54 Bed-and-Breakfast/Guesthouse Overlay District.

§ 260-55 Historic Overlay District.

§ 260-56 River Corridor Overlay District.

§ 260-57 Historic Mill Overlay District.

§ 260-58 Granite Street Overlay District.

§ 260-59 Wells Street Overlay District.

Article XI Development Standards for Particular Uses

§ 260-60 Residential buildings.

§ 260-61 Two-family dwelling.

§ 260-62 Three-family dwelling.

§ 260-63 Multifamily dwellings of four or more units.

§ 260-64 Mixed-use developments.

§ 260-65 Home occupations.

§ 260-66 Accessory structures.

§ 260-67 Swimming pools.

§ 260-68 Fences, walls and ISDS systems.

§ 260-68.1 Temporary fencing.

§ 260-69 Recreational vehicles in residential districts.

§ 260-70 Commercial vehicles in residential districts.

§ 260-70.1 Unregistered/uninspected vehicles in residential districts.

§ 260-71 Cemeteries.

§ 260-72 Golf driving ranges.

§ 260-73 Golf courses.

§ 260-74 Riding/boarding stables.

§ 260-75 Boatyards/marinas.

§ 260-76 Airports/heliports.

§ 260-77 Off-street parking regulations.

§ 260-78 Off-street loading.

§ 260-79 Kennels.

§ 260-80 Automotive sales/rental/repair service.

§ 260-81 Gas sales.

§ 260-82 Motor vehicle junkyard.

§ 260-83 Drive-in uses.

§ 260-84 Hazardous waste management facility siting.

§ 260-85 Communication installations.

§ 260-86 Signs.

§ 260-86.1 Billboard relocation.

§ 260-87 Development standards for assisted living/congregate housing.

§ 260-87.1 Development standards for oceanfront historic hotels.

§ 260-87.2 Municipal water facilities.

§ 260-87.3 Retaining walls.

§ 260-87.4 Mixed Residential and Commercial Use.

§ 260-87.5 Wind energy systems.

§ 260-87.6 Development standards for Shore Commercial - Watch Hill (SC-WH).

§ 260-87.7 Medical marijuana.

Article XII General Development Standards

§ 260-88 Construction standards.

§ 260-89 Erosion and sediment control.

§ 260-90 Landscaping requirements.

§ 260-91 Outdoor storage and disposal.

§ 260-92 Access to Town and state roads.

§ 260-93 Nuisances.

Article XIII Disaster Recovery Emergency Provisions

§ 260-94 (Reserved)