Newport County Building Codes (Rhode Island)

Building Departments in Newport County, Rhode Island create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of this job, Building Departments maintain records on Newport County building codes, reviews of building codes, and record any changes to the code requirements or regulations. They also review and approve building and renovation plans to make sure they meet building codes, and they typically keep records on approved and rejected plans. Newport County Building Department records can identify building codes, find records of Newport County violations, and locate approved building plans. These building code documents are often available online through the local Building Department website.

Jamestown Planning Department Jamestown RI 22 West Street 02835 401-423-7200

Tiverton Planning and Zoning Department Tiverton RI 343 Highland Road 02878 401-625-6718


Town and City Halls in Newport County, Rhode Island provide municipal services for their community, including issuing and enforcing building codes. The Town or City Hall is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes and investigating possible Newport County building code violations. They keep records on building codes as well as any changes to the building code, and they may also review and approve building and renovation plans. The Town or City Hall typically has records on approved and rejected plans, investigations of Newport County building code violations, and any punishments or abatement plans for code violations. These records can be useful for prospective Newport County property buyers and property owners, and they are typically available through the Town or City Hall website.

Jamestown Town Hall Jamestown RI 93 Narragansett Avenue 02835 401-423-7200

Middletown Town Hall Middletown RI 350 East Main Road 02842 401-849-2898

Newport City Hall Newport RI 43 Broadway 02840 401-846-9600

Portsmouth Town Hall Portsmouth RI 2200 E Main Rd 02871 401-683-2101

Tiverton Town Hall Tiverton RI 343 Highland Road 02878 401-625-6700