Planning Board

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

Planning Board 2019 Meetings Schedule & Submission Deadlines

Board Members

NameTermAddress

Mr. Jeffrey Partington, Chairman

3/31/2022

50 Park Avenue
Harrisville, RI 02830

Mr. Leo Felice, Vice-Chairman

3/31/2020

75 Eagle Peak Road
Pascoag, RI 02859

Mr. Bruce Ferreira, Secretary

3/31/2021

29 Ross Road
Pascoag, RI 02859

Mr. Michael Lupis

3/31/2022

315 South Shore Road
Pascoag, RI 02859

Mr. Christopher Desjardins

3/31/2021

1140 Sherman Farm Road
Harrisville, RI 02830

Mr. Dov Pick

3/31/2020

700 Cherry Farm Road
Harrisville, RI 02830

Mr. Robert Woods

3/31/2020

300 Olney Keach Road
Pascoag, RI 02859

Mr. Stephen Foy

3/31/2021

711 Colwell Road,
Harrisville, RI 02830

Ken Raspallo

3/31/2022

206 Jefferson Road
Harrisville, RI 02830

Dennis M. Anderson

11/30/2020

Town Council liaison

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