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
Town Clerk
§ C-2.03 — Elections; recall. § C-3.05 — Vacancy. § C-3.06 — Filling vacancy. § C-3.16 — Ordinances. § C-3.17 — Annual audit. § C-4.03 — Filling vacancy. § C-4.09 — Annual report. § C-5.03 — Acting Town Manager. § C-6.05 — Clerk. § C-7.04 — Written opinions and opinions expressed during Town Council meetings. § C-8.17 — Item Veto by Town Manager. § C-8.18 — Adoption of operating and capital improvements budgets. § C-9.02 — Duties. § C-9.10 — Town Clerk. § C-9.11 — Duties. § C-9.12 — Fees. § C-9.13 — Bond. § C-15.05 — Public records. § C-15.20 — Amendment of Charter. § 1-11 — Filing of copies of Code. § 1-13 — Code books to be kept up-to-date. § 1-14 — Publication of notices. § 5-10 — Designation of Clerk. § 5-12 — Effect on powers and duties of Town Clerk. § 93-3 — License required; application. § 93-4 — Fee; term; sticker. § 97-11 — Dog license required; license fees. § 106-3 — Board of Appeals; fee for appeal. § 113-6 — Existing uses and facilities. § 115-4 — Fees; permit required. § 115-5 — Location; management; maintenance. § 136-3 — Siting and Impact Assessment Committee. § 153-3 — Rules and regulations for shops, victualling house, tavern, bar, saloons and other places of resort. § 158-13 — License issuance. § 158-15 — Fee. § 164-3 — Certified copy. § 169-18 — Sound permits. § 183-4 — Licensing procedure. § 204-50 — Frequency of residential waste collection; hours. § 209-14 — Application. § 213-4 — Recording of plats. § 217-16 — Application for deferral; conditions prerequisite to deferral. § 222-3 — License application, issuance and term. § 226-2 — Permit required; application; fees; term. § 245-4 — License required. § 245-6 — Issuance of license; fee; maximum number of licenses per year. § 255-IV-420 — Procedure of the Board. § 255-IV-490 — Appeals to superior court. § 255-V-510 — Zoning Map. § 255-IX-980 — Mill Conversion District. § 255-XI-1120 — Planning Commission review. § 255-XIII-1380 — Approval required before improvements. § V-14 — [Acquisition of land for purposes of act.] § V-16 — [Rules and regulations of sewer authority.] § V-18 — [Sewer plats.]
Town Council
§ C-1.02 — Form of Government. § C-2.03 — Elections; recall. § C-2.04 — Special elections. § C-2.05 — Board of Canvassers and Registration. § C-2.09 — Primary Election; Town Council, School Committee. Ch C Art III — Town Council § C-3.01 — Number; term; constituency. § C-3.02 — Commencement of term. § C-3.03 — Qualifications. § C-3.06 — Filling vacancy. § C-3.07 — Judge of election and qualification of members. § C-3.08 — Presiding officer. § C-3.09 — Declare state of emergency. § C-3.10 — Compensation. § C-3.11 — Quorum. § C-3.12 — Regular meetings. § C-3.14 — Powers and duties. § C-3.15 — Procedure. § C-3.16 — Ordinances. § C-3.17 — Annual audit. § C-4.03 — Filling vacancy. § C-4.07 — Powers and duties. § C-4.08 — Cooperation with other departments. § C-5.01 — Appointment, qualifications, compensation. § C-5.03 — Acting Town Manager. § C-5.04 — Powers and duties of the Town Manager. § C-5.05 — Assume duties of other town offices. § C-5.06 — Removal. § C-6.02 — Appointment and term. § C-7.01 — Appointment and term. § C-7.03 — Duties. § C-7.04 — Written opinions and opinions expressed during Town Council meetings. § C-8.01 — Fiscal year. § C-8.02 — Due date of taxes. § C-8.10 — General budget. § C-8.11 — Submission of capital improvement budget. § C-8.12 — Review. § C-8.13 — Recommendations forwarded. § C-8.14 — Submission of the operating budget to Town Council. § C-8.16 — Capital improvement budget and operating budget, notice of hearings. § C-8.17 — Item Veto by Town Manager. § C-8.18 — Adoption of operating and capital improvements budgets. § C-8.19 — Amendments after adoption. § C-8.22 — Payments and obligations prohibited. § C-8.30 — Levy and assessment of taxes. § C-8.54 — Capital project bonds. § C-8.57 — Bond anticipation notes. § C-8.59 — Other provisions. § C-9.02 — Duties. § C-9.11 — Duties. § C-9.13 — Bond. § C-10.04 — Departmental offices. § C-10.12 — Bond. § C-10.14 — Duties. § C-10.15 — Waterman: Fiske: Cemetery funds. § C-10.21 — Powers and duties. § C-10.23 — Competitive bidding. § C-10.30 — Tax assessor. § C-10.40 — Board of assessment review. § C-10.41 — Appointment and term. § C-10.42 — Qualifications. § C-10.43 — Organization. § C-10.45 — Correction of assessment. § C-10.51 — Powers and duties. § C-10.52 — Bond. § C-11.03 — Organization. § C-11.04 — Functions. § C-11.06 — Appointments. § C-12.03 — Jurisdiction. § C-12.10 — Police. § C-12.12 — Appointments. § C-12.13 — Organization. § C-12.14 — Special policemen. § C-12.17 — Other. § C-12.20 — Emergency Management. § C-12.34 — Friends of Human Services. § C-12.35 — Appointment and term. § C-12.37 — Other duties. § C-13.03 — Duties. § C-13.10 — Planning Commission. § C-13.11 — Appointment and term. § C-13.13 — Powers and duties. § C-13.21 — Appointment and tenure. § C-13.22 — Vacancy. § C-13.27 — Other. § C-13.30 — Park and Recreation Commission. § C-13.40 — Economic Development Commission. § C-13.50 — Code Review Committee. § C-13.53 — Recommendations to Town Council. § C-13.60 — Conservation commission. § C-14.01 — Town sergeant. § C-14.10 — Auctioneers. § C-15.01 — Definitions. § C-15.02 — Residence of employees. § C-15.03 — Term of office. § C-15.04 — Open meetings. § C-15.05 — Public records. § C-15.06 — Membership. § C-15.07 — Fees. § C-15.08 — Compensation of Officers and Employees. § C-15.09 — Disclosure of Financial Interest. § C-15.11 — Noninterference by Town Council. § C-15.20 — Amendment of Charter. § C-17.01 — Effective date. § C-17.02 — Duties of Town Council. § C-17.03 — Transfer of appropriations. Ch C Art XVIII — Municipal Court § C-18.03 — Judge. § C-18.05 — Compensation of judge, clerk, and personnel. § C-18.06 — Acting Judge. § C-18.07 — Seal. § C-18.10 — Jurisdiction. § C-18.14 — Powers regarding sentencing, fines. § C-18.16 — Discipline of judge upon indictment or conviction for a crime. Ch 1 — General Provisions § 1-1 — Definitions and rules of construction. 1-1A{4} — Definitions and rules of construction. 1-1A{14} — Definitions and rules of construction. § 1-4 — Effect of Code on previous provisions. § 1-8 — Changes and revisions in previously adopted ordinances. § 1-12 — Amendments to Code. § 1-13 — Code books to be kept up-to-date. § 1-16 — Severability. Ch 5 — Boards § 5-4 — Election of members. § 5-5 — Persons not eligible for membership. § 5-6 — Terms of members; vacancies. § 5-8 — Compensation of members. § 5-11 — Powers and duties. § 5-15 — Composition and terms; compensation. § 5-19 — Composition; appointment of members. § 5-28 — Submission of recommendations to Manager and Council. § 5-30 — Timing of appointments. § 5-31 — Removal or suspension. Ch 11 — Code Review Committee § 11-2 — Composition; appointment and qualifications of members. § 11-3 — Terms of members; filling of vacancies. § 11-6 — General duties. Ch 15 — Commissions § 15-9 — Advisory role of Commission; purpose. § 15-11 — Recommendations to Council. § 15-12 — Authority to receive and manage gifts of funds or other property. § 15-21 — Advisory role of Commission. § 15-22 — Powers and duties. § 15-23 — Reports and recommendations. § 15-32 — Membership; term; vacancies. § 15-33 — Removal of members. § 15-34 — Compensation of members. § 15-36 — Technical and clerical assistance. § 15-38 — Advisory role of Commission. § 15-39 — Powers and duties. § 15-40 — Assignment of additional duties. Ch 18 — Comprehensive Plan § 18-2 — Adoption by Town Council. § 18-3 — Amendments. Ch 22 — Court, Municipal § 22-3 — Judge. § 22-5 — Compensation. § 22-6 — Acting Judge. § 22-7 — Seal. § 22-8 — Time and place of sessions. § 22-9 — Costs taxed by Court. § 22-10 — Jurisdiction. Ch 39 — Library § 39-3 — Creation; membership. § 39-5 — Removal of members. Ch 47 — Parks and Recreation, Department of Ch 51 — Personnel § 51-4 — Authority to contract for services. § 51-6 — Authority to adopt additional rules. § 51-8 — Revision of initial classification plan. § 51-9 — Revision of initial salary administration plan. § 51-13 — Classified and exempt services. § 51-20 — Separations. § 51-22 — Indemnity of officials, employees, or elected officials. Ch 56 — Purchasing § 56-10 — Competitive bidding. § 56-12 — Award of contracts for public construction and improvements. § 56-15 — Tie bids. § 56-18 — Emergency purchases. § 56-22 — Surplus stock and equipment. Ch 63 — Salaries and Compensation Ch 63 Art I — Town Council § 63-1 — Compensation. Ch 74 — Water Quality Task Force § 74-2 — Membership. § 74-8 — Duties. Ch 85 — Adult Uses § 85-5 — Findings. Ch 87 — Alarm Systems Ch 89 — Alcoholic Beverages 89-1{5} — Definitions. § 89-9 — Council established as local liquor licensing board. Ch 93 — Amusement Devices § 93-5 — Granting of license. Ch 97 — Animals § 97-23 — Disposition of unredeemed animals. Ch 102 — Boats and Boating § 102-7 — Findings; adoption of provisions. Ch 104 — Body Works Services § 104-2 — Authority to promulgate rules. 104-5{3} — Definitions. 104-5{10} — Definitions. Ch 106 — Building Regulations § 106-2 — Erection of quonset huts or similar buildings. § 106-6 — Fair share development fees. Ch 109 — Buildings, Numbering of § 109-2 — Statutory authority. § 109-5 — Administration; records. § 109-6 — Numbering system. § 109-10 — New subdivisions. § 109-12 — Display of improper number prohibited. § 109-13 — Manner of display. Ch 113 — Campgrounds and Trailer Parks § 113-2 — License required; exemption. § 113-5 — Criteria for license approval and renewal. § 113-6 — Existing uses and facilities. § 113-7 — Application procedure for new facilities. § 113-8 — Development standards for new or expansion of existing facilities. § 113-10 — Modifications. Ch 115 — Clothing Collection Bins Ch 118 — Drugs and Intoxicants Ch 122 — Fees Ch 124 — Firearms Ch 127 — Fire Prevention Ch 131 — Floodplain Management Ch 136 — Hazardous Wastes § 136-2 — Ratification of siting or impact agreement. § 136-3 — Siting and Impact Assessment Committee. Ch 139 — Housing, Affordable § 139-8 — Notification of local boards. § 139-9 — Review of minor projects. § 139-10 — Review of major projects. Ch 142 — Industrial Waste Disposal § 142-2 — Inspection of disposal areas. § 142-3 — Insurance and bond for disposal area operators. § 142-5 — Allowing disposal by unlicensed person. § 142-9 — Filing fee; license fee. § 142-10 — Public hearing; granting of license. § 142-12 — License renewal. § 142-13 — License required. § 142-15 — Special exception from Zoning Board required. § 142-16 — Application for license. § 142-17 — Filing fee; license fee. § 142-18 — Public hearing. § 142-19 — Decision; grant of license. § 142-20 — Authority of Town Council to impose additional requirements. § 142-22 — License renewal. § 142-23 — Revocation of license when disposal area becomes nuisance. Ch 147 — Junk and Secondhand Goods Dealers § 147-7 — License required. Ch 153 — Licensed Businesses § 153-5 — Closing hours for asphalt plants, cement plants, firewood and mulch processing and production facilities. Ch 158 — Mobile Homes and Mobile Home Parks 158-1{2} — Definitions. § 158-11 — Maximum number of units for which licenses may be granted. § 158-13 — License issuance. § 158-20 — Licensing of existing parks. § 158-38 — Mobile and Manufactured Home Park Rental Review Board. Ch 164 — Official Map § 164-3 — Certified copy. § 164-4 — Additions; changes. Ch 169 — Noise § 169-1 — Findings; statement of public policy. § 169-2 — Purpose; title; scope. Ch 175 — Parks and Recreation Areas Ch 180 — Peace and Good Order § 180-6 — Burials in compact or thickly populated parts of Town. Ch 183 — Peddling and Soliciting § 183-4 — Licensing procedure. § 183-5 — Seasonal licenses. § 183-7 — Revocation of license. Ch 186 — Poles, Utility Ch 189 — Schools § 189-1 — Three-year budget forecasting process. Ch 191 — Sewers 191-1{9} — Definitions. § 191-2 — Use of public sewers required. § 191-5 — Construction of sewers by private developers. § 191-9 — Violations and penalties. § 191-11 — Appeals. § 191-14 — Assessment. § 191-15 — Use charge. § 191-16 — Changes in regulations. Ch 196 — Shows, Performances and Exhibitions § 196-1 — License required; certain performances forbidden. § 196-2 — Denial, revocation or refusal of license. § 196-3 — Performances on Sunday. § 196-4 — Appointment of enforcement officials. Ch 200 — Soil Erosion and Sediment Control § 200-1 — Findings; purpose. § 200-2 — Administration and enforcement. Ch 204 — Solid Waste § 204-8 — Littering. § 204-18 — Requirements for contracts entered into by Director. § 204-19 — Waiver of permit fees or other fees. § 204-23 — Correction of violations. § 204-24 — Appeals. § 204-25 — Appointment of members. § 204-27 — Election of officers; adoption of bylaws; meetings. § 204-28 — Powers and duties. § 204-33 — Issuance or denial. § 204-34 — Conditions. § 204-38 — Suspension; revocation. Ch 206 — Stormwater Management Ch 209 — Streets and Sidewalks § 209-8 — Installation of gas pumps. § 209-9 — Excavations or openings; installation of device within street or sidewalk; bond; violations and penalties. § 209-10 — Curb and sidewalk opening in connection with construction of residence; bond. § 209-11 — Enforcement. § 209-12 — Council order required. § 209-13 — Authority to waive or modify requirements. § 209-14 — Application. § 209-15 — Right to require conveyance. § 209-17 — Minimum width of street. Ch 213 — Subdivision of Land § 213-2 — Subdivision Board of Review. Ch 217 — Taxation § 217-4 — Exemption authorized. § 217-8 — Computation of tax; filing of applications; approval. § 217-9 — Appeals. § 217-28 — Tax levy determination. Ch 222 — Tobacco Dealers Ch 226 — Trees Ch 231 — Vehicles and Traffic § 231-2 — Use of approved towing services. § 231-3 — Vehicles disabled, abandoned or parked during emergency storm condition; towing; fines. § 231-7 — Trucks and commercial vehicles prohibited on certain public ways; fine. Ch 234 — Vehicles, Junked and Abandoned § 234-6 — Appeal from denial. Ch 240 — Waterways § 240-2 — Findings; policy. Ch 242 — Wells Ch 245 — Yard Sales Ch 255 — Zoning 255-II-210{11} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{24} — Specific definitions. § 255-III-3130 — Filing fees. § 255-IV-400 — Organization. § 255-VI-600 — Schedule of Zoning District Use Regulations. § 255-IX-980 — Mill Conversion District. § 255-X-1010 — Applicability. § 255-X-1020 — Permit application. § 255-X-1030 — Operational requirements. § 255-X-1050 — Site restoration. § 255-X-1060 — Security/performance bond. § 255-XI-1120 — Planning Commission review. § 255-XIII-1360 — Common open space requirements. § 255-XIV-1430 — Procedure. § 255-XIV-1480 — Standards for Open Space and recreation. § 255-XVIII-1800 — Procedure. § 255-XVIII-1810 — Review by Planning Commission. § 255-XVIII-1820 — Notice and hearing requirements. § 255-XVIII-1830 — Change of zone; limitations and restrictions. § 255-XVIII-1840 — Review by Planning Commission. § 255-XVIII-1850 — Adverse decision. § 255-XVIII-1870 — Amendment to Zoning Map. § 255-XX-2090 — Special standards for wind energy facilities. § 255-XX-20120 — Improvement guarantees. § II-15 — [Authority to enter, excavate, etc., streets for installation of lighting.] § III-1 — [Authority to organize.] § III-2 — [Appointment, terms and compensation of officers and members.] § III-3 — [Purchase of equipment.] § III-4 — [Abolition of fire district taxes—Generally.] § III-7 — [Division and distribution of assets of fire districts overlapping town lines.] § III-8 — [Resolution as to organization of departments.] § IV-4 — Contributions. § IV-5 — Retirement dates. § IV-10 — Administration of plan. § IV-11 — Medium of funding. § IV-12 — Amendment or termination. § V-1 — [General authority of town; definitions.] § V-4 — [Same—Purchasing; employees; recordkeeping.] § V-5 — [Bond issues generally.] § V-6 — [Bond anticipation notes.] § VI-1 — [Created, composition and organization of authority; appointment, terms, compensation, etc., of authority members.] Ch DT — Derivation Table
Town Engineer
§ C-11.03 — Organization. § C-11.06 — Appointments. § C-13.12 — Qualifications. § 15-32 — Membership; term; vacancies. § 106-5 — Conditions for issuance of building permits for certain subdivisions. § 106-6 — Fair share development fees. 131-5{8} — Word usage; terms defined. § 131-6 — Permit required. § 131-9 — Notification of watercourse alteration. § 136-3 — Siting and Impact Assessment Committee. § 142-2 — Inspection of disposal areas. § 142-16 — Application for license. § 142-22 — License renewal. § 158-13 — License issuance. § 209-9 — Excavations or openings; installation of device within street or sidewalk; bond; violations and penalties. § 209-10 — Curb and sidewalk opening in connection with construction of residence; bond. § 242-6 — Yield test requirements. § 255-III-380 — Vested rights. § 255-VII-720 — Administration of performance standards. § 255-IX-970 — Telecommunication towers. § 255-X-1020 — Permit application. § 255-XI-1120 — Planning Commission review. § 255-XI-1130 — Permitted uses. § 255-XII-1200 — General requirements. § 255-XII-1210 — Loading space requirements and dimensions. § 255-XII-1220 — Minimum off-street parking requirements. § 255-XII-1230 — Property access standards. § 255-XIV-1450 — General standards for development. § 255-XVI-1680 — Standards for Development in village commercial zones. § 255-XX-2090 — Special standards for wind energy facilities. § 255-XXI-2140 — Ground-mounted solar installations.
Town Treasurer
§ C-4.08 — Cooperation with other departments. § C-6.06 — Fees. § C-8.30 — Levy and assessment of taxes. § C-9.12 — Fees. § C-9.13 — Bond. § C-10.04 — Departmental offices. § C-10.10 — Town treasurer. § C-10.11 — Qualifications. § C-10.12 — Bond. § C-10.13 — Powers. § C-10.14 — Duties. § C-10.15 — Waterman: Fiske: Cemetery funds. § C-10.50 — Tax collector. § C-10.51 — Powers and duties. § C-15.07 — Fees. § 39-7 — Control of library funds. § 209-9 — Excavations or openings; installation of device within street or sidewalk; bond; violations and penalties. § 209-10 — Curb and sidewalk opening in connection with construction of residence; bond. § 226-3 — Disbursement of fees. § 231-24 — Parking in "no parking" area or handicapped parking space prohibited; fines. § 242-10 — Well certificate required. § 242-11 — Handling of well certification fees. § 255-XX-20120 — Improvement guarantees. § IV-3 — Eligibility. § IV-4 — Contributions. § V-3 — [Construction, operation and maintenance of sewage works—Plans; public hearing; estimates.] § V-5 — [Bond issues generally.] § V-6 — [Bond anticipation notes.] § V-8 — [Application of proceeds from sale of bonds or notes.] § V-9 — [Sewer assessments and annual charges—Generally.] § V-10 — [Same—Disposition of receipts.] § V-14 — [Acquisition of land for purposes of act.] § V-17 — [Mandatory sewer connections; filling or destroying cesspools, privies, etc.]
Trees
§ C-11.06 — Appointments. § 122-2 — Other fees. § 175-5 — Use of facilities. Ch 186 — Poles, Utility § 186-2 — Placement of signs on utility poles and similar structures prohibited. § 200-9 — Plan approval. § 200-11 — Soil erosion and sediment control plan. 204-1{28} — Definitions. Ch 226 — Trees § 226-1 — Application for permit for work on trees in public places. § 226-2 — Permit required; application; fees; term. § 226-3 — Disbursement of fees. 240-3{4} — Definitions. 255-II-210{79} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{98} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{112} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{114} — Specific definitions. 255-II-210{130} — Specific definitions. § 255-V-530 — SPD-Special Planning Overlay District/Special Management District for Route 3 and Sandy Bottom Road. § 255-IX-970 — Telecommunication towers. 255-IX-970B{2} — Telecommunication towers. § 255-X-1020 — Permit application. § 255-X-1030 — Operational requirements. § 255-XIII-1350 — Criteria for approval. § 255-XV-1510 — Standard sign use regulation. § 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-XVII-1760 — Maintenance of landscaped buffers. 255-XX-2010{13} — Definitions. § 255-XX-2050 — Application submission requirements. § 255-XXI-2140 — Ground-mounted solar installations. Ch DT — Derivation Table