Washington County Building Codes (Rhode Island)


Town and City Halls in Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington County building code violations, and any punishments or abatement plans for code violations. These records can be useful for prospective Washington County property buyers and property owners, and they are typically available through the Town or City Hall website.

Charlestown Hall Charlestown RI 4540 South County Trail 02813 401-364-1200

Exeter Town Hall Exeter RI 675 Ten Rod Road 02822 401-295-7500

Hopkinton Town Hall Hopkinton RI 1 Townhouse Road 02833 401-377-7781

Narragansett Town Hall Narragansett Pier RI 25 5th Avenue 02882 401-789-1044

New Shoreham Town Hall New Shoreham RI OLD TOWN Rd 02807 401-466-3219

North Kingstown Town Hall North Kingstown RI 80 Boston Neck Road 02852 401-294-3331

South Kingstown Town Hall South Kingstown RI 180 High Street 02879 401-789-9331

Westerly Town Hall Westerly RI 45 Broad Street 02891 401-348-2500


Building Departments in Washington 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 Washington 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. Washington County Building Department records can identify building codes, find records of Washington County violations, and locate approved building plans. These building code documents are often available online through the local Building Department website.

Charlestown Planning Department Charlestown RI 4540 South County Trail 02813 401-364-1225

Charlestown Zoning Charlestown RI 4540 South County Trail 02813 401-364-1215

Exeter Building Department Exeter RI 675 Ten Rod Road 02822 401-294-2177

Hopkinton Zoning Hopkinton RI 1 Townhouse Road 02833 401-377-7771

Narragansett Building Department Narragansett Pier RI 25 5th Avenue 02882 401-782-0609

Narragansett Zoning Narragansett Pier RI 25 5th Avenue 02882 401-782-0633

Richmond Planning Department Richmond RI 5 Richmond Townhouse Road 02898 401-539-8574

Westerly Zoning Westerly RI 45 Broad Street 02891 401-348-2549