Marie Ahlert, City Clerk
Warwick City Hall
3275 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02886
City Clerk - Deeds - (401) 738-2000 x6029
City Clerk - Probate - (401) 738-2000 x6213
City Clerk - Vital Statistics - (401) 738-2000 x6033
Office hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. However, we stop taking recordings and Vitals at 4:00 p.m.
Mission of the Department:
The City Clerk's office is the custodian of the city seal and all official documents and records of the city dating back to 1642. The mission of the City Clerk's office is to make as much public information available to the public in an easily accessible format and to protect the integrity of our historical records.
For additional information, please select one of the following:
This department is responsible for the storage and upkeep of all of the records that pass through this office dating back to 1642 (land evidence, vital records, probate, maps, and city / town council).
This department is responsible for recording, indexing, scanning, printing books and storing all mortgages, discharges, assignments, liens, maps, surveys and any other legal document presented for recording on all properties in the city. We are also responsible for notifying the mayor's office of any property transfers within the city.
The Probate Division is responsible for handling all probate matters
that affect the residents of the City of Warwick. Accepting all
probate filings, fees, advertising hearings, and docketing matters
being heard before the Warwick Probate Court. Probate Court meets each
Thursday of the month. You may obtain forms by going to the Secretary
of State’s Web-Site www.state.ri.us and clicking on to Probate Forms.
This department is responsible for issuing all birth certificates, marriage licenses, death certificates, hunting and fishing licenses.
Warwick City Council:
This department must docket all matters to be heard before the council, which includes advertising of public hearings and ordinances. It also includes notification to abutting owners of all wetland applications, abandonment's, dredging petitions and zone changes. After each meeting, all resolutions and ordinances must be forwarded to the Mayor for signature and then the ordinances must be advertised and then forwarded to Municipal Code for codification. Attendance by the City Clerk is necessary at all hearings. (CLICK HERE for individual members of the Warwick City Council.)