Planning Board 2016 Agendas & Minutes

The Planning Board is responsible for administering the Subdivision & Land Development Regulations of the Town as they review and critique applications for minor and major subdivisions and land developments in the Town. The Board may offer advisory opinions and recommendations to the Zoning Board of Review on zoning matters, and to the Town Council on other issues as requested by the Council. They are responsible for conducting studies and preparing reports on such areas as:

  • Land use and land use regulation
  • Transportation facilities
  • Public facilities
  • Blighted areas
  • Housing problems and the development of housing programs
  • Environmental protection
  • Natural resource conservation
  • Disaster protection
  • Economic & social characteristics of the population
  • Preservation of historic sites and buildings
  • Economic Development

The Planning Board is also responsible for reviewing and updating the Comprehensive Plan, as mandated by State Law, and the Zoning Ordinance in a manner that protects public health, safety and promotes the general welfare. The Board periodically undertakes such other work as may be assigned by the Town Council in connection with the physical growth and development of the Town. The members are appointed by the Town Council according to Town Charter. Meeting Information

Staff Contacts

Board Members

NameTermAddress

Mr. Jeffrey Partington, Chairman

3/31/2019

50 Park Avenue, Harrisville, RI 02830

Mr. Leo Felice, Vice-Chairman

3/31/2017

75 Eagle Peak Road, Pascoag, RI 02859

Mr. Bruce Ferreira, Secretary

3/31/2018

29 Ross Road, Pascoag, RI 02859

Mr. Michael Lupis

3/31/2019

315 South Shore Road, Pascoag, RI 02859

Mr. Christopher Desjardins

3/31/2018

1140 Sherman Farm Road, Harrisville, RI 02830

Mr. Jeffrey Presbrey

3/31/2018

330 Whipple Avenue, Oakland, RI 02858

Mr. Marc Tremblay

3/31/2019

303 Courthouse Lane, Pascoag, RI 02859

Mr. Dov Pick

3/31/2017

700 Cherry Farm Road, Harrisville, RI 02830

Mr. Robert Woods

3/31/2017

300 Olney Keach Road, Pascoag, RI 02859

Stephen N. Rawson

11/30/2018

Town Council liaison

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