Town of Coventry, RI
Kent County
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# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z
Safety standards
§ C-3.09 — Declare state of emergency. § C-3.14 — Powers and duties. Ch C Art XII — Department of Safety and Welfare § C-12.01 — Director. § C-12.02 — Functions. § C-12.03 — Jurisdiction. § C-12.17 — Other. § C-12.34 — Friends of Human Services. § C-12.37 — Other duties. § C-13.10 — Planning Commission. § 1-1 — Definitions and rules of construction. § 1-9 — Interpretation of provisions. § 15-38 — Advisory role of Commission. § 15-39 — Powers and duties. § 56-18 — Emergency purchases. § 85-3 — Approval of special use. § 87-1 — Purpose. § 89-12 — Violations and penalties. § 97-9 — Confinement of dangerous or vicious animals and female animals in heat. § 97-16.1 — Animal confinement in motor vehicles prohibited. § 97-21 — Fees. § 102-7 — Findings; adoption of provisions. § 102-11 — Violations and penalties; jurisdiction. § 102-14 — Town registration required. § 104-12 — Requirements for body works establishment licensure. § 106-5 — Conditions for issuance of building permits for certain subdivisions. 106-6C{7} — Fair share development fees. § 109-3 — Purpose. § 113-1 — Purpose. § 113-2 — License required; exemption. § 113-5 — Criteria for license approval and renewal. § 113-6 — Existing uses and facilities. § 115-5 — Location; management; maintenance. § 127-1 — Fire safety standards adopted; enforcement; fees. § 131-1 — Purpose. 131-5{35} — Word usage; terms defined. § 131-11 — Appeals; variances. § 136-3 — Siting and Impact Assessment Committee. § 139-6 — Submission requirements. § 139-14 — Decision. § 142-20 — Authority of Town Council to impose additional requirements. § 158-3 — Placement of mobile home outside of licensed park; temporary license. § 158-20 — Licensing of existing parks. § 158-25 — Street system. § 158-32 — Fuel supply and storage. § 164-1 — Establishment; title; purpose. § 164-5 — Building in bed of mapped street. § 164-6 — Buildings not abutting on improved street shown on map. § 169-4 — Definitions. § 169-11 — Regulation of sound equipment and sound-amplifying equipment. § 169-13 — Construction tools and equipment. § 169-18 — Sound permits. § 191-6 — Use of public sewers. § 191-8 — Powers and authority of inspectors. § 191-11 — Appeals. § 196-2 — Denial, revocation or refusal of license. § 196-5 — Building and equipment to meet safety standards. § 200-1 — Findings; purpose. 204-1{19} — Definitions. § 204-3 — Purpose. § 204-14 — Administrative officer; enforcement agency. § 204-23 — Correction of violations. § 204-42 — Permitting waste to be collected by Town to become hazard or nuisance. § 206-1 — Findings, purpose and intent. § 206-9 — Maintenance agreements. § 206-11 — Enforcement. § 209-5 — Direction of traffic in construction areas. § 209-8 — Installation of gas pumps. § 213-1 — Authority of Planning Commission. 217-17{8} — Definitions. § 231-1 — Authority to establish safety zones and no parking areas. § 231-7 — Trucks and commercial vehicles prohibited on certain public ways; fine. § 240-1 — Purpose. § 240-2 — Findings; policy. § 255-I-110 — Purpose. § 255-III-3100 — Violations and penalties. § 255-IV-430 — Special use permits. § 255-VII-700 — Purpose. § 255-VII-7150 — Performance standards for airborne toxics, gases, and fumes. § 255-VII-7180 — Performance standards for fire and explosive hazards. § 255-VII-7190 — Performance standards for hazardous materials. § 255-IX-970 — Telecommunication towers. § 255-X-1000 — Purpose. § 255-X-1030 — Operational requirements. § 255-XI-1120 — Planning Commission review. § 255-XII-1230 — Property access standards. § 255-XIII-1330 — Application requirements. § 255-XIV-1440 — Intensity regulations. § 255-XIV-1470 — Standards for Commercial/Business Park Development. § 255-XV-1510 — Standard sign use regulation. § 255-XV-1560 — Abatement and removal of unlawful or unsafe signs. § 255-XVI-1600 — Purpose. § 255-XVI-1620 — Application. § 255-XVI-1640 — Criteria. § 255-XVI-1680 — Standards for Development in village commercial zones. § 255-XVII-1700 — Purpose. § 255-XIX-1920 — Minimum requirements. § 255-XX-2000 — Wind energy facilities. § 255-XX-2060 — General standards. § 255-XX-2070 — Safety setback. § 255-XX-2090 — Special standards for wind energy facilities. § 255-XXI-2100 — Purpose. § 255-XXI-2140 — Ground-mounted solar installations. § II-6 — [Bylaws.] § V-17 — [Mandatory sewer connections; filling or destroying cesspools, privies, etc.]
Sales
§ C-3.14 — Powers and duties. § C-8.52 — Sale of notes. § C-8.57 — Bond anticipation notes. § C-10.21 — Powers and duties. § C-10.51 — Powers and duties. § C-13.13 — Powers and duties. § C-15.09 — Disclosure of Financial Interest. § 1-6 — Ordinances saved from repeal; matters not affected by repeal. § 15-39 — Powers and duties. § 56-10 — Competitive bidding. § 56-17 — Open market procedures. § 56-22 — Surplus stock and equipment. § 56-27 — Duties and responsibilities. § 85-4 — Purpose. § 85-5 — Findings. § 85-6 — Prohibited acts. § 87-1 — Purpose. § 89-12 — Violations and penalties. § 106-6 — Fair share development fees. § 122-1 — License fees. 131-5{9} — Word usage; terms defined. 131-5{19} — Word usage; terms defined. 131-5{24} — Word usage; terms defined. § 139-6 — Submission requirements. § 147-1 — Records of purchases and sales. § 153-3 — Rules and regulations for shops, victualling house, tavern, bar, saloons and other places of resort. § 175-5 — Use of facilities. 183-1{1} — Definitions. 183-1{2} — Definitions. § 183-4 — Licensing procedure. § 183-5 — Seasonal licenses. Ch 186 — Poles, Utility Ch 186 Art I — Signs Prohibited § 213-6 — Use of unapproved or unrecorded plat for sale or transfer of land. § 213-7 — Purchaser's remedies. 217-17{2} — Definitions. 222-1{1} — Definitions. § 222-2 — License required; fine for violations. 234-1{3} — Definitions. Ch 245 — Yard Sales § 245-2 — Signs. § 245-3 — Hours of operation. § 245-4 — License required. § 245-5 — Application for license. § 245-6 — Issuance of license; fee; maximum number of licenses per year. Ch 255 — Zoning 255-II-210{13} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{28} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{34} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{74} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{76} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{89} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{90} — Specific definitions. § 255-IX-930 — Supplemental regulations for specific land uses. § 255-X-1010 — Applicability. § 255-XI-1160 — Sale of mobile homes. § 255-XV-1510 — Standard sign use regulation. § V-5 — [Bond issues generally.] § V-8 — [Application of proceeds from sale of bonds or notes.] § V-14 — [Acquisition of land for purposes of act.] § VI-3 — Powers of the authority. § VI-4 — Bonds of the authority. Ch DT — Derivation Table
Schools
§ C-2.05 — Board of Canvassers and Registration. § C-2.09 — Primary Election; Town Council, School Committee. § C-3.14 — Powers and duties. Ch C Art IV — School Committee § C-4.01 — Membership. § C-4.03 — Filling vacancy. § C-4.04 — Qualifications. § C-4.05 — Chairman and clerk. § C-4.06 — Meetings. § C-4.07 — Powers and duties. § C-4.08 — Cooperation with other departments. § C-4.09 — Annual report. § C-4.10 — Forfeiture of office. § C-5.04 — Powers and duties of the Town Manager. § C-7.03 — Duties. § C-8.16 — Capital improvement budget and operating budget, notice of hearings. § C-8.18 — Adoption of operating and capital improvements budgets. § C-10.14 — Duties. § C-10.21 — Powers and duties. § C-11.04 — Functions. § C-15.04 — Open meetings. § C-15.05 — Public records. § C-17.01 — Effective date. § 5-16 — Duties. § 15-24 — Establishment; membership; appointment and terms of members. § 15-28 — Use of Town or School Department property. § 15-39 — Powers and duties. § 39-10 — Library personnel. § 51-13 — Classified and exempt services. § 56-24 — Designation; powers and duties. § 85-3 — Approval of special use. Ch 89 Art I — Possession on School Property and Other Public Property 89-1{6} — Definitions. § 89-2 — Possession prohibited. § 97-14 — Dogs prohibited on school property, in stores and in eating places; exception; duty to clean. § 104-6 — Exceptions and exclusions. § 106-6 — Fair share development fees. 106-6C{7} — Fair share development fees. 169-4{12} — Definitions. 169-4C{1} — Definitions. § 180-1 — Disturbing the peace. Ch 189 — Schools Ch 189 Art I — School Budget Impact § 189-1 — Three-year budget forecasting process. § 231-4 — Washing and repair of vehicles in parks, recreational areas and on school grounds. § 231-8 — Operation of motor vehicles in parks, recreational areas, and on school grounds. Ch 255 — Zoning § 255-I-110 — Purpose. § 255-V-500 — Zoning districts. § 255-IX-930 — Supplemental regulations for specific land uses. § 255-IX-970 — Telecommunication towers. § 255-XII-1220 — Minimum off-street parking requirements. § 255-XII-1230 — Property access standards. § 255-XIV-1440 — Intensity regulations. § 255-XIV-1480 — Standards for Open Space and recreation. 255-XX-2010{8} — Definitions. § II-1 — [Incorporation; boundaries.] § IV-8 — Death benefits under the plan. Ch DT — Derivation Table
Screens and screening
§ 113-8 — Development standards for new or expansion of existing facilities. § 153-4 — Obstructing view into shops and other places of trade. § 158-24 — Screening. § 158-29 — Water supply. § 158-36 — Insect, rodent and weed control. § 158-37 — Service buildings and other community service facilities. 242-4{6} — Definitions. 242-4{11} — Definitions. Ch 255 — Zoning 255-II-210{16} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{18} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{53} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{98} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{109} — Specific definitions. § 255-IV-430 — Special use permits. § 255-VI-600 — Schedule of Zoning District Use Regulations. § 255-VII-710 — Application of standards. § 255-IX-930 — Supplemental regulations for specific land uses. § 255-IX-970 — Telecommunication towers. § 255-X-1010 — Applicability. § 255-X-1030 — Operational requirements. § 255-XI-1130 — Permitted uses. § 255-XII-1200 — General requirements. § 255-XII-1220 — Minimum off-street parking requirements. § 255-XIII-1330 — Application requirements. § 255-XIV-1450 — General standards for development. § 255-XIV-1460 — Standards for multifamily buildings. § 255-XVI-1620 — Application. § 255-XVI-1640 — Criteria. § 255-XVI-1680 — Standards for Development in village commercial zones. § 255-XVII-1720 — Plan submittal requirements. § 255-XVII-1730 — Minimum landscaped buffer. § 255-XVII-1740 — Landscape standards and specification. § 255-XVII-1750 — Parking lots. § 255-XX-2050 — Application submission requirements. § 255-XXI-2130 — Roof-mounted solar installations. § 255-XXI-2140 — Ground-mounted solar installations.
Security standards
Ch C — Home Rule Charter § C-10.32 — Powers and duties. § 56-10 — Competitive bidding. § 56-18 — Emergency purchases. § 56-27 — Duties and responsibilities. § 74-8 — Duties. 87-2{1} — Definitions. § 97-9 — Confinement of dangerous or vicious animals and female animals in heat. § 97-16.1 — Animal confinement in motor vehicles prohibited. § 97-28 — Quarantine of animal that has bitten person or been exposed to rabies. § 106-5 — Conditions for issuance of building permits for certain subdivisions. § 131-10 — Development standards. § 158-21 — General requirements. § 158-28 — Mobile home stands; skirting. § 158-32 — Fuel supply and storage. § 183-4 — Licensing procedure. § 186-3 — Violations and penalties; removal of sign by Town. § 191-5 — Construction of sewers by private developers. § 191-8 — Powers and authority of inspectors. § 191-19 — Privately owned wastewater facilities. § 200-12 — Performance bond. § 200-17 — Failure to comply. § 204-43 — Containers for residential premises. § 204-46 — Placement of residential noncontainerized, nonbulky waste. § 217-6 — Proof required in application. § 217-8 — Computation of tax; filing of applications; approval. § 217-16 — Application for deferral; conditions prerequisite to deferral. § 222-6 — Use of premises during license suspension. § 226-1 — Application for permit for work on trees in public places. § 231-28 — "No parking" signs. § 255-VII-750 — Required alterations. § 255-IX-970 — Telecommunication towers. § 255-X-1020 — Permit application. § 255-X-1060 — Security/performance bond. § 255-XIII-1380 — Approval required before improvements. § 255-XIII-13100 — Security/performance bond. § 255-XVI-1680 — Standards for Development in village commercial zones. § 255-XX-2060 — General standards. § 255-XX-20120 — Improvement guarantees. 255-XXI-2110{1} — Definitions. § 255-XXI-2140 — Ground-mounted solar installations. § V-4 — [Same—Purchasing; employees; recordkeeping.] § V-11 — [Same—Recovery of proportionate share from joint tenant or tenant in common.] § VI-3 — Powers of the authority. § VI-4 — Bonds of the authority. § VI-7 — [Deposit, payment and investment of authority's funds.] § VI-8 — [Authority's bonds as legal investment and security.]
Setbacks
§ 147-5 — Fencing and setback requirements for storage areas. § 231-28 — "No parking" signs. Ch 255 — Zoning 255-II-210{21} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{86} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{111} — Specific definitions. § 255-VIII-870 — Single nonconforming lots of record. § 255-VIII-880 — Adjacent nonconforming lots of record under same ownership. § 255-VIII-890 — Nonconforming lots of record, building setback requirements in residential zones. § 255-IX-910 — Exceptions to dimensional requirements. § 255-IX-920 — General development regulations. § 255-IX-930 — Supplemental regulations for specific land uses. § 255-IX-950 — Keeping of horses. § 255-IX-970 — Telecommunication towers. § 255-X-1030 — Operational requirements. § 255-X-1040 — Buffers and setbacks. § 255-XI-1130 — Permitted uses. § 255-XII-1200 — General requirements. § 255-XII-1230 — Property access standards. § 255-XIII-1310 — Development parameters. § 255-XIII-1330 — Application requirements. § 255-XIV-1460 — Standards for multifamily buildings. § 255-XIV-1470 — Standards for Commercial/Business Park Development. § 255-XIV-1480 — Standards for Open Space and recreation. § 255-XV-1510 — Standard sign use regulation. § 255-XV-1540 — Village commercial sign regulations. § 255-XVI-1620 — Application. § 255-XVI-1640 — Criteria. § 255-XVI-1680 — Standards for Development in village commercial zones. § 255-XVII-1750 — Parking lots. § 255-XX-2050 — Application submission requirements. § 255-XX-2060 — General standards. § 255-XX-2070 — Safety setback. § 255-XXI-2140 — Ground-mounted solar installations.
Signs
§ C-2.03 — Elections; recall. § C-4.05 — Chairman and clerk. § 56-14 — Required statement when award given to other than low bidder. § 85-2 — Compliance required; purposes; requirements. § 97-7 — Complaints. § 139-6 — Submission requirements. § 164-3 — Certified copy. § 169-11 — Regulation of sound equipment and sound-amplifying equipment. § 169-18 — Sound permits. Ch 186 Art I — Signs Prohibited 186-1{2} — Definitions. § 186-2 — Placement of signs on utility poles and similar structures prohibited. § 186-3 — Violations and penalties; removal of sign by Town. § 186-5 — Relation to other ordinances. § 186-6 — Exemption. § 191-5 — Construction of sewers by private developers. § 200-6 — Application for plan approval. § 209-3 — Posting of signs at excavation or obstruction. § 217-6 — Proof required in application. 217-17{2} — Definitions. § 231-2 — Use of approved towing services. § 231-28 — "No parking" signs. § 245-2 — Signs. Ch 255 — Zoning § 255-I-120 — Regulation. 255-II-210{115} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{135} — Specific definitions. § 255-IV-420 — Procedure of the Board. § 255-IV-430 — Special use permits. § 255-IX-910 — Exceptions to dimensional requirements. § 255-IX-930 — Supplemental regulations for specific land uses. § 255-IX-970 — Telecommunication towers. § 255-X-1020 — Permit application. § 255-XIII-1330 — Application requirements. Ch 255 Art XV — Signs § 255-XV-1500 — Findings and purpose. § 255-XV-1510 — Standard sign use regulation. § 255-XV-1520 — Signs in residential zoning districts. § 255-XV-1530 — Signs in commercial and industrial districts. § 255-XV-1540 — Village commercial sign regulations. § 255-XV-1550 — Hazardous or obsolete signs. § 255-XV-1560 — Abatement and removal of unlawful or unsafe signs. § 255-XV-1570 — Exemptions for signs. § 255-XV-1580 — Nonconforming signs. § 255-XVI-1620 — Application. § 255-XVI-1680 — Standards for Development in village commercial zones. § 255-XVII-1750 — Parking lots. § 255-XX-2040 — Administration. § 255-XX-2050 — Application submission requirements. § 255-XXI-2140 — Ground-mounted solar installations. § II-9 — [Special meetings; notice of meetings.] § IV-3 — Eligibility. § IV-7 — Conditions for receiving benefits. § IV-10 — Administration of plan. § V-3 — [Construction, operation and maintenance of sewage works—Plans; public hearing; estimates.] § V-5 — [Bond issues generally.] § V-6 — [Bond anticipation notes.]
Special use permits
§ 85-2 — Compliance required; purposes; requirements. § 85-3 — Approval of special use. § 113-6 — Existing uses and facilities. § 217-26 — Ratable property classification; applicable tax rates. Ch 255 — Zoning § 255-I-110 — Purpose. 255-II-210{117} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{135} — Specific definitions. § 255-III-320 — Zoning certificate required. § 255-III-3130 — Filing fees. § 255-IV-410 — Powers and duties of Board. § 255-IV-420 — Procedure of the Board. § 255-IV-430 — Special use permits. § 255-IV-440 — Extension of special use permits. § 255-IV-460 — Special conditions. § 255-IV-470 — Application procedure for special use permits and variances. § 255-V-520 — Interpretation of zoning district boundaries. § 255-VI-600 — Schedule of Zoning District Use Regulations. § 255-VII-7190 — Performance standards for hazardous materials. § 255-VIII-800 — Purpose and applicability. § 255-VIII-840 — Restrictions on nonconforming development. § 255-VIII-850 — Restrictions on nonconforming structures. § 255-VIII-860 — Special use permits. § 255-IX-930 — Supplemental regulations for specific land uses. § 255-IX-940 — Leased land/seasonal housing. § 255-IX-970 — Telecommunication towers. § 255-XII-1200 — General requirements. § 255-XII-1220 — Minimum off-street parking requirements. § 255-XIV-1430 — Procedure. § 255-XVI-1610 — Requirement for development plan review. § 255-XVI-1630 — Review process. § 255-XVI-1640 — Criteria. § 255-XVI-1670 — Term of special use permit. § 255-XVI-1680 — Standards for Development in village commercial zones. § 255-XVII-1720 — Plan submittal requirements. 255-XX-2010{14} — Definitions. § 255-XX-2020 — Applicability. § 255-XX-20100 — Plan Commission approvals. § 255-XXI-2140 — Ground-mounted solar installations.
Special uses
§ 85-2 — Compliance required; purposes; requirements. § 85-3 — Approval of special use. § 113-6 — Existing uses and facilities. § 217-26 — Ratable property classification; applicable tax rates. Ch 255 — Zoning § 255-I-110 — Purpose. 255-II-210{117} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{135} — Specific definitions. § 255-III-320 — Zoning certificate required. § 255-III-3130 — Filing fees. § 255-IV-410 — Powers and duties of Board. § 255-IV-420 — Procedure of the Board. § 255-IV-430 — Special use permits. § 255-IV-440 — Extension of special use permits. § 255-IV-460 — Special conditions. § 255-IV-470 — Application procedure for special use permits and variances. § 255-V-520 — Interpretation of zoning district boundaries. § 255-VI-600 — Schedule of Zoning District Use Regulations. § 255-VII-7190 — Performance standards for hazardous materials. § 255-VIII-800 — Purpose and applicability. § 255-VIII-840 — Restrictions on nonconforming development. § 255-VIII-850 — Restrictions on nonconforming structures. § 255-VIII-860 — Special use permits. § 255-IX-930 — Supplemental regulations for specific land uses. § 255-IX-940 — Leased land/seasonal housing. § 255-IX-970 — Telecommunication towers. § 255-XII-1200 — General requirements. § 255-XII-1220 — Minimum off-street parking requirements. § 255-XIV-1430 — Procedure. § 255-XVI-1610 — Requirement for development plan review. § 255-XVI-1630 — Review process. § 255-XVI-1640 — Criteria. § 255-XVI-1670 — Term of special use permit. § 255-XVI-1680 — Standards for Development in village commercial zones. § 255-XVII-1720 — Plan submittal requirements. 255-XX-2010{14} — Definitions. § 255-XX-2020 — Applicability. § 255-XX-20100 — Plan Commission approvals. § 255-XXI-2140 — Ground-mounted solar installations.
Storage
§ 113-7 — Application procedure for new facilities. § 122-2 — Other fees. 131-5{10} — Word usage; terms defined. 131-5{19} — Word usage; terms defined. 131-5{33} — Word usage; terms defined. § 131-10 — Development standards. § 136-1 — Placement of hazardous waste containers. § 147-5 — Fencing and setback requirements for storage areas. § 158-29 — Water supply. § 158-32 — Fuel supply and storage. § 158-35 — Refuse handling. § 158-36 — Insect, rodent and weed control. § 158-37 — Service buildings and other community service facilities. § 186-3 — Violations and penalties; removal of sign by Town. 191-1{3} — Definitions. 191-1{32} — Definitions. 191-1{41} — Definitions. 204-1{8} — Definitions. 204-1{55} — Definitions. 204-1{57} — Definitions. 204-1{60} — Definitions. § 204-3 — Purpose. § 204-7 — Scavenging. § 204-16 — Management system. § 204-31 — Form and content of applications. § 204-47 — Storage and collection of residential bulky waste. § 204-48 — Nonresidential premises. § 206-6 — Technical standards. § 206-8 — Stormwater management plans. § 217-26 — Ratable property classification; applicable tax rates. Ch 234 Art II — License for Open Storage § 234-3 — Required. 242-4{9} — Definitions. § 242-6 — Yield test requirements. Ch 255 — Zoning 255-II-210{61} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{70} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{76} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{107} — Specific definitions. § 255-IV-430 — Special use permits. § 255-V-530 — SPD-Special Planning Overlay District/Special Management District for Route 3 and Sandy Bottom Road. § 255-VII-7180 — Performance standards for fire and explosive hazards. § 255-VII-7190 — Performance standards for hazardous materials. § 255-IX-920 — General development regulations. § 255-IX-930 — Supplemental regulations for specific land uses. § 255-X-1010 — Applicability. § 255-X-1020 — Permit application. § 255-X-1030 — Operational requirements. § 255-XII-1220 — Minimum off-street parking requirements. § 255-XIV-1450 — General standards for development. § 255-XV-1510 — Standard sign use regulation. § 255-XVI-1640 — Criteria. § 255-XVI-1680 — Standards for Development in village commercial zones. Ch DT — Derivation Table