City of Pawtucket, RI
Providence County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Pawtucket, approved 10-17-1967 as Ch. No. 31 of the 1966 Code (derived from Ch. No. 1097, approved 10-21-1966); amended in its entirety 12-19-1994 by Ch. No. 2373. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Division of Zoning and Code Enforcement — See Ch. 3, Art. IV.
Planning Commission — See Ch. 11, Art. VII.
Building construction — See Ch. 136.
Fees for appeals, special permits and variances — See Ch. 202, Art. II.
Fire Prevention Code — See Ch. 210, Art. II.
Property classification — See Ch. 319.
Attachment 1 - Table of Use Regulations
Article I General Provisions

§ 410-1 Statement of purpose.

§ 410-2 Establishment of zoning districts.

§ 410-3 Official Zoning Map.

§ 410-4 Identification of Zoning Map pages.

§ 410-5 Amendments to Zoning Map.

§ 410-6 Replacement of Zoning Map.

§ 410-7 Unauthorized changes to Zoning Map.

§ 410-8 Map in City Clerk's office to constitute Official Zoning Map.

§ 410-9 Zone boundaries.

§ 410-10 Compliance required.

§ 410-11 Interpretation.

Article II Use Regulations

§ 410-12 Table of Use Regulations; key.

Article III Riverfront Development Districts

§ 410-13 (Reserved)

§ 410-13.1 Riverfront Commission establishment and purposes.

§ 410-13.2 Authority of Commission.

§ 410-13.3 Powers and duties of Commission.

§ 410-13.4 Appointment and removal of members.

§ 410-13.5 Organization and staff.

§ 410-13.6 Rules of procedure.

§ 410-13.7 Meetings.

§ 410-14 (Reserved)

§ 410-14.1 Exceptions to development plan review (DPR).

§ 410-14.2 Development plan review (DPR) and land development project (LDP).

§ 410-14.3 Uses permitted by right; uses requiring relief; zoning ordinance amendment; land development projects.

§ 410-14.4 Required findings.

§ 410-14.5 Design review standards for development.

§ 410-14.6 Required improvements.

§ 410-14.7 Appeals.

Article IIIA Planned Land Development

§ 410-15 (Reserved)

§ 410-15.1 Development plan review process.

Article IIIB Land Clearing

§ 410-15.2 Land clearing process.

Article IV Flood Hazard Districts

§ 410-16 Statement of purpose.

§ 410-17 Applicability; administrative provisions.

§ 410-18 Notification of watercourse alteration.

§ 410-19 Use regulations.

§ 410-20 Definitions.

§ 410-21 through § 410-29. (Reserved)

Article V Historic Districts

§ 410-30 Purpose and objectives.

§ 410-31 Power and authority.

§ 410-32 Definitions.

§ 410-33 Designation of Historic Districts.

§ 410-34 Historic District Commission.

§ 410-35 Criteria for designation of Historic Districts.

§ 410-36 Powers and procedures.

§ 410-37 Demolition and removal of structures.

§ 410-38 Failure of Commission to act.

§ 410-39 Advisory role.

§ 410-40 Exceptions.

§ 410-41 Appeals of decisions.

§ 410-42 Violations and penalties.

§ 410-43 Actions exempt from review of Historic District Commission.

Article VA Mill Building Reuse District

§ 410-43.1 Purpose and objectives.

§ 410-43.2 Establishment of district; permitted uses; additional criteria; review of projects.

Article VB Riverfront Commons District

§ 410-43.3 Purpose and objectives.

§ 410-43.4 Permitted uses; additional criteria; development plan review process.

Article VI Dimensional Regulations

§ 410-44 Enumeration.

§ 410-44.1 Lot width requirements.

§ 410-44.2 Maximum front yard setbacks.

Article VII Supplementary Regulations

§ 410-45 Purpose.

§ 410-46 Accessory uses.

§ 410-47 Screening and fencing.

§ 410-48 Outdoor display of merchandise other than vehicles and boats.

§ 410-49 Roof structures permitted above maximum height.

§ 410-50 Yards to apply to only one building.

§ 410-51 Front yard requirements.

§ 410-52 Side yard requirements.

§ 410-53 Projections into yards.

§ 410-54 Number of buildings on a lot.

§ 410-55 Street corner visibility setback.

§ 410-56 Buffer requirements when commercial or industrial zones abut residential zones.

§ 410-57 Satellite dish antennas.

§ 410-58 Swimming pool requirements.

§ 410-59 Permitted special uses.

§ 410-60 Special use permit requirements for specific uses.

Article VIII Nonconformance

§ 410-61 Nonconformance defined.

§ 410-62 Establishment of lawful existence.

§ 410-63 Nonconforming by use.

§ 410-64 Nonconforming by dimension.

§ 410-65 Nonconforming by dwelling units.

§ 410-66 Most restrictive regulations to apply.

§ 410-67 Existence by variance or special use permit.

§ 410-68 Building or structure nonconforming by use.

§ 410-69 Building or structure nonconforming by dimension.

§ 410-70 Land nonconforming by use.

§ 410-71 Land nonconforming by area.

§ 410-72 Building or structure nonconforming by parking.

Article IX Parking and Loading

§ 410-73 Intent.

§ 410-74 Accessory parking.

§ 410-75 Parking as a permitted use.

§ 410-76 Parking space requirements.

§ 410-76.1 Parking requirements for multiple uses; shared parking.

§ 410-77 Development standards for accessory parking in residence zones.

§ 410-78 Parking standards for more than six vehicles.

§ 410-79 Supplementary parking and temporary storage regulations.

§ 410-80 Off-street loading spaces.

Article X Signs

§ 410-81 Purpose.

§ 410-82 Compliance required.

§ 410-83 Signs that do not require permits.

§ 410-84 Signs prohibited in all zones.

§ 410-85 Definitions.

§ 410-86 Sign measurements; maximum sign area.

§ 410-87 Illumination.

§ 410-88 Permitted signs by zoning district.

§ 410-89 Shopping center signs.

§ 410-90 Nonconforming signs.

§ 410-91 Sign in Historic Districts and overlay zones.

§ 410-92 Special use permits for signs.

§ 410-92.1 (Reserved)

Article XA Soil Erosion and Sediment Control

§ 410-92.2 Findings; purpose.

§ 410-92.3 Applicability.

§ 410-92.4 Exemptions.

§ 410-92.5 Erosion and sediment control plan required; review; approval.

§ 410-92.6 Erosion and sediment control plan preparation and contents.

§ 410-92.7 Plan approval expiration and renewal.

§ 410-92.8 Maintenance of measures.

§ 410-92.9 Liability of applicant.

§ 410-92.10 Inspections.

§ 410-92.11 Noncompliance.

§ 410-92.12 Violations and penalties.

§ 410-92.13 Application fees.

§ 410-92.14 Definitions.

Article XB Post-Construction Stormwater Control

§ 410-92.15 Findings; purpose.

§ 410-92.16 Applicability.

§ 410-92.17 Technical standards.

§ 410-92.18 Maintenance requirements for best management practices.

§ 410-92.19 Stormwater management plans.

§ 410-92.20 Maintenance agreements.

§ 410-92.21 Application fees.

§ 410-92.22 Enforcement.

Article XI Administration and Enforcement

§ 410-93 Enforcement duties of Director.

§ 410-94 Zoning permit required.

§ 410-95 Zoning permit application, approval or disapproval; records.

§ 410-96 Certificate of zoning compliance for new, altered or nonconforming uses.

§ 410-97 Expiration of zoning permit.

§ 410-97.1 Modifications to selected dimensional standards.

§ 410-98 Minimum requirements.

§ 410-99 Issuance of permits in conflict with chapter prohibited.

§ 410-100 Compliance of construction and use with approved plans and applications required.

§ 410-101 Violations and penalties.

Article XII Zoning Board of Review

§ 410-102 Establishment and procedures.

§ 410-103 Membership.

§ 410-104 Prior members.

§ 410-105 Chair.

§ 410-106 Powers and duties.

§ 410-107 Voting.

§ 410-108 Application procedure.

§ 410-108.1 Limitations upon successive petitions.

§ 410-109 Fees.

§ 410-110 Decisions and records of the Zoning Board of Review.

Article XIII Variances and Special Use Permits

§ 410-111 Application.

§ 410-112 Hearing and notice.

§ 410-113 Standards for relief.

§ 410-114 Special conditions.

Article XIV Appeals

§ 410-115 Appeal from decision of enforcing agency or officer.

§ 410-116 Stay of proceedings.

§ 410-117 Public hearing.

§ 410-118 Decisions and records of Board.

§ 410-119 Expiration of variances and special use permits.

§ 410-120 Appeals to Superior Court.

Article XV Adoption and Amendment

§ 410-121 Procedure.

§ 410-122 Review by City Planning Commission.

§ 410-123 Notice and hearing requirements.

§ 410-124 Maintenance of Zoning Chapter.

§ 410-125 Publication and availability of chapter.

§ 410-126 Appeal of enactment of or amendment to chapter.

Article XVI Miscellaneous Provisions; Definitions

§ 410-127 Vested rights.

§ 410-128 Review of substantially completed development.

§ 410-129 Completion of work previously authorized.

§ 410-130 Effective date.

§ 410-131 Severability.

§ 410-132 Definitions.