Planning Department

William DePasquale, Director
Warwick City Hall
Annex Building
2nd Floor
3275 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02886
(401) 738-2000 x6289
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Mission of the Department:
To serve the needs of Warwick residents by providing planned, responsible and orderly growth and development of the city.

Goal of Department:
To provide Warwick residents, potential developers and City departments and agencies including with professional guidance and service with regard to the overall physical and social development of the City.

Principal activities include staff assistance and formulating recommendations to the City Council, Planning Board, Zoning Board of Review, Warwick Station Redevelopment Agency and maintenance of the City’s Comprehensive Plan. The Department acts in consultation with the Mayor in formulating the City’s Capital Improvements Program. The Department is also responsible for the administration of such duties as may be assigned by the Mayor or prescribed by City Council Ordinance.

The activities of the Planning Department include:

  • Regulatory Review
  • Policy development
  • Project coordination and review
  • Coordination of RIDOT highway projects including the preparation of the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) submission to the Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC)

Professional staff support and assistance to:

City Representation to:

ANNOUNCEMENT - Warwick Station Development District (WSDD) Master Plan is now available online.

Additional RESOURCES

1 Comprehensive Plan Update - Resources for Bidders
2 City of Warwick Comprehensive Plan
3 City of Warwick Zoning Ordinances
4 Development Review Regulations
5 Flood Insurance Rate Map Data Accuracy
6 Flood Map Modernization in Warwick, Rhode Island
7 Harbor Management Plan for Warwick, Rhode Island
8 Notice of Public Open Houses For New Flood Insurance Rate Maps/Flood Insurance Changes
9 Transition to Digital Flood Data