City Centre Warwick

City Centre Warwick

Learn more about City Centre Warwick, New England's new transit-oriented development hub and premier gateway to Rhode Island.

Fair Housing

Fair Housing

It's Your Right.  The Law Is There To Protect You.

Fair housing is a civil right protected by federal law. The City of Warwick's Community Development Office is here to answer your questions and take action, if necessary, to protect you and / or your family from housing discrimination.

Mapping the Risk in Warwick.  Flood Map Modernization

Mapping the Risk in Warwick. Flood Map Modernization

Flood hazard maps, also known as Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), are important tools in the effort to protect lives and properties in Warwick. They indicate the risk for flooding throughout the City. However, the current maps are out of date and an extensive Flood Map Modernization Program is currently underway nationwide.

Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation

The City of Warwick provides a wide range of facilities for both recreation and athletics. From skating and swimming to dog shows and quilting, the Recreation department is a valuable contributor to our quality of life.

Economic Development

Economic Development

Warwick delivers the development, support, and cutting-edge infrastructure needed to propel companies beyond their local ambitions. Our focus on intermodal transportation means easy access to any destination; the convergence of air, road and rail travel in one place brings unparalleled convenience to businesses on the move.

Warwick's History and Heritage

Warwick's History and Heritage

Founded by Samuel Gorton in 1642, Warwick has played a role in some of the most significant events in American history.

City of Warwick Employment Opportunities

City of Warwick Employment Opportunities

The Personnel Department’s goal is provide all citizens a fair and reasonable opportunity to serve and receive quality public service by following the provisions of the City’s Personnel Merit System Ordinance and all State and Federal Standards.

Assessors Online Database

Warwick Citizen Self-Service

In the Spotlight



The City of Warwick has instituted a new rapid emergency notification service called CodeRED®.  The new system will distribute emergency messages via telephone to targeted areas or the entire City of Warwick at a rate of 1,000 calls per minute.

CodeRED® employs a one-of-a-kind Internet mapping capability for geographic targeting of calls, coupled with a high speed telephone calling system capable of delivering customized pre-recorded emergency messages directly to homes and businesses, live individuals and answering machines.

By registering, you'll be added to the emergency call list.  CLICK HERE to register

  Report a Pothole Form


WARWICK – Residents are advised that McDermott Pool (and the therapeutic pool) will be closed for maintenance from Monday, August 31 until Tuesday, September 8, when it will reopen on regular scheduling and hours.

This is the annual pool shut-down for power washing, electrical and filter work.

The patience of pool patrons is appreciated as this work is completed

Tentative Agreements for Employee Unions have been posted and are available here. 

The Proposed FY2015-FY2016 budget is available for viewing here.

General Fund Budget 2015-16

Personnel Supplement 2015-16
Capital Fund Report 2015-16
Enterprise Fund Budget 2015-16

Public Service Announcement - FY16 Water Rates
Friday, 28 August 2015 11:07

WARWICK – City residents who are customers of the Warwick Water Division are advised that, for the first time in four years, a rate increase will take effect with the issuance of the September quarterly utility tax bill in order to support future infrastructure and service improvements for its nearly 27,000 customers.

The increase, which for a typical user will amount to $24.16 per year, was based on the results of a recent cost of service (water rate) study, which included a review and evaluation of current rates, current and projected revenue and expenditures and a complete cost of service to support these projections.

Warwick Police SWAT team attained 4th place in the Connecticut Regional SWAT Challenge
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 07:56

On 8/20/15 members of the Warwick Police SWAT team attained 4th place in the Connecticut Regional SWAT Challenge, after competing against twenty-nine other teams across the country, in an absolute grueling, week long competition.

Warwick SWAT members also attained the awards for, Top Out of State Team, Mile High Shooting Team Sniper Winner and one Warwick SWAT member finished 1st in the Top Cop Physical Fitness Course.

Blue-Green Algae Bloom Found in Warwick Pond
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 16:31

RI.DEMWarwick -- The Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Management are advising people to avoid contact with Warwick Pond in Warwick due to a detected blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond. Blue-green algae causes toxins that can harm humans and animals.

People should also be careful not to ingest water or eat fish from the pond. Pets can also be affected by exposure to the algal toxins and thus owners should not allow pets to drink this water or swim in the water. It is likely the advisory will remain in effect through November 1, 2015.

RI Communities Open Cooling Centers to the Public
Wednesday, 29 July 2015 12:53

Cranston, RI – The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) announces that due to forecasted heat and humidity, the following communities will have cooling centers open to the public for those who need to seek shelter from extreme heat. If you do not see you community listed, visit the RIEMA website at for an up-to-date list, or contact your local municipalities for more information.

Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment
Tuesday, 14 July 2015 14:14

CALEAWARWICK – On Sunday, August 2, 2015, a team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will arrive at the Warwick Police Department to examine all aspects of the agency’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services. The Warwick Police Department’s last such assessment was conducted in August 2012, after which it was awarded re-accredited status.

Verification by the assessment team that the Warwick Police Department meets the Commission’s state-of-the-art standards is part of a voluntary process to gain re-accreditation – a highly prized recognition of public safety professional excellence.

City earns top Worksite Health Award
Friday, 26 June 2015 10:06

WARWICK – The City of Warwick was recently among close to 80 Rhode Island organizations that were honored by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Rhode Island and the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce for its ongoing efforts to promote employee health and wellness. The city earned the award in the “Exemplary” category – the highest of the four categories for which an organization can qualify, Mayor Scott Avedisian said. 

Notice of Public Open Houses For New Flood Insurance Rate Maps/Flood Insurance Changes
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 13:11

The Rhode Island Floodplain Management Program and FEMA will jointly host public open house meetings in Kent and Providence counties. New FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) will go effective in October 2015 for both counties. Flooding is the number one natural disaster in the United States so it is vital for property owners to understand their risk and how it may be changing with the release of new FIRMs. If you think you may be in a flood zone or are unclear how you may be affected, you may choose to attend the open house that is most convenient for you at any time between the hours of 4 - 7 pm. No formal presentations will be made and no appointment is necessary. View the full notice here

National Weather Service Issues Red Flag Warning; Rhode Islanders Urged to Refrain From Burning Outdoors
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 10:02

Cranston, RI—On May 13, 2015, the National Weather Service issued a Red Flag Warning for all of Rhode Island, except Block Island, to be in effect from 12 PM – 6 PM due to dry weather and gusty winds resulting in critical fire weather conditions.


Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Review upcoming and past meetings through this online resource.

 Online Agendas and Minutes

Action Center

This module was created in order to facilitate more convenient and effective communication between you and Warwick City Hall. 

Warwick Action Center

Virtual Ballot Box

What would you consider to be the most critical issue facing Warwick today?

Weather Issues

New England weather can change in an instant.  Keep informed on all weather related issues through our online partnership with NOAA. 

Warwick Weather

Local Traffic

Warwick is a major transportation hub of southern New England.  Through our online resource, you may check flight and bus schedules, local traffic reports, road conditions, and more.  CLICK HERE.

Transportation Issues

Local Events

Many events are held throughout Warwick on a regular basis.  To keep you up to date on what's happening, the Department of Culture, Tourism and Development has provided an online events calendar.  CLICK HERE
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