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The map, plat, and lot for a specific property is an individual identification for a parcel in Town. There are 3 sets of numbers which identify a parcel (ex. 001-015-235 OR 1-15-235).
There are a few ways the map, plat and lot can be found for a property. One way is to find the parcel on the Town's GIS website. Another way is to enter the Northeast Revaluation database for East Greenwich and enter the address of the property. If you are still having trouble, you can e-mail the Planning Department and we will provide you with the answer.
The zoning of parcel or lot can be located on the tax maps in the Maps & GIS section of the website.
The set-backs of a property are zone-specific and can be found in the "Dimensional Regulations by Zone" document.
The historic town map can be found HERE. The Downtown Historic map can be found HERE. If you would like the modify the exterior of a historic structure, the guidelines found HERE will be helpful. Also, take a look at the Review Process and Standards.
Modifications to the exterior of a historic structure will often send you to be heard before the Historic District Commission for permission to do so. The application can be found HERE. Please print and complete the application. Once the application is complete, please submit the application to the Planning Department located in the Lower Level of the Town Hall at 125 Main Street.
If you have any questions about the process, please e-mail the Planning Department and we well be happy to assist you.
No, the Building Department is housed in the Public Works Department located at 111 Peirce Street, Lower Level.
Permits can be obtained from the Public Works Department located at 111 Peirce Street, Lower Level. You can also visit the Building Permits & Information page.
FEMA Flood Maps are available in PDF format on the FEMA Flood Maps page. For more information, visit FEMA's website.
You can sign up for electronic notification of any such changes through the Town’s web page. Click on the “Notify Me” icon on the home page and add your e-mail address under “Public Notice Registry.” State law currently requires every city and town to maintain a registry for interested parties (residents/business-owners/non-profit organizations – you do not have to be a registered voter in EG to sign up). You will be electronically notified of all proposed amendments to the Zoning Code and/or the Subdivision Regulations. Follow this link to sign up! http://www.eastgreenwichri.com/list.aspx
Business hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
East Greenwich residents are given preference in all programs. Non-residents may submit a registration form during the registration period (without payment.) Non-residents are placed on the wait list. As the class date draws near and if there is adequate room in a program you will receive a phone call offering you an available space; at this time payment is required. (East Greenwich residents are those residing within the cooperate boundaries of the Town. Proof of residency may be required (registered voter, car registered in Town, child eligible to enroll in EG Public Schools, renter's agreement at an EG home.))
East Greenwich mooring holders are given preference to reserve a dinghy rack space, which is done during the annual renewal period in March. After the renewal period, any available space is offered to non-mooring holders. Interested individuals must complete a dinghy rack form and submit it to the Parks & Recreation office beginning in February. (See the Dinghy Rack Rules.)
The Parks & Recreation Office maintains the mooring permits and wait list for a mooring on the western side of Greenwich Cove. If you would like to be placed on the wait list, you must fill out the Mooring Wait List Application and submit it along with the application fee to the Parks & Recreation Office. After the renewal period in March, available mooring permits will be issued to those on the wait list. Your name remains on the wait list until you are offered a mooring. There are resident, non-resident and commercial mooring permits. The City of Warwick manages the moorings on the eastern side (Goddard Park side) of the Cove.
No. Goddard Park is a State run park located in the city of Warwick. You may contact the park by calling 401-884-2010.
The Recreation Department does offer camperships to East Greenwich youth who are on public assistance. To register, submit your registration form to the Office during the registration period, along with proof of public assistance. Fees and payments will be worked out with each family based on available funding. If you have an extenuating circumstance please submit a letter explaining your situation.
Participants must be of the appropriate age or grade by the first day of class in-order to be eligible for enrollment.
The deadline for cancellations, transfers and program changes varies by season. Consult the program flyer for that season for deadline dates. If you or your child becomes injured, ill, unavailable, disinterested, etc. after that date and your spot can be filled with someone on the wait list, then your may receive a partial refund. Please notify the office as soon as possible so that we can attempt to reach someone. Once you make a refund request your spot is now available for other registrants and you can no longer attend. Credit Card processing fees are not refundable.
The online registration closes shortly before classes begin so the office can prepare enrollment rosters for instructors. After the roster has been printed you can no longer sign up online and must come to the office to sign up for available spaces. If a class is full you can put your name on the wait list through the online registration software.
In- Person: We offer in-person payments at the Finance Department located on the First Floor of the Town Hall, 125 Main Street, East Greenwich, RI 02818. The office is open Monday - Friday from 8:30 - 4:30pm excluding holidays. Cash, check or credit/debit payments are accepted in office. Credit or debit payments are charged a convenience fee by the card machine vendor.
After hours: There is also a drop-box outside the Courthouse Lane parking lot entrance to the Finance Office for 24/7 payment drop-offs.
Via Mail: Payments made payable to the Town of East Greenwich may be mailed to the attention of the Tax Collector at P.O. Box 111, East Greenwich, RI 02818
Online: Payments can also be made online using Official Payments website (subject to convenience fee).
For mailing address updates, please submit a Change of Address form to the Tax Assessor's office via mail or email.
If you have recieved a tax or sewer bill and no longer own property in East Greenwich, please forward the bill to your closing attorney or return it the Tax Assessor's office so the new owners can recieve the original copy.
The appeal period for Real Estate and Personal Property is from September 1st – November 30th of each year. If you do not file within this timeframe, you waive your right of appeal and have no further recourse in accordance with RI General Law 44-5-26.
Tax Appeal Applications will be available online and in the Tax Assessor's office on September 1st of each calendar year until the end of the appeal period.
All active businesses and leasing agents are required to file an Annual Return with the Tax Assessor each year. These returns go out in the mail in late November and are due back in March of the following year. These forms are used to verify assets and generate assessed values for tangible property located in the municipality. Failure to file can result in penalties and forfeits an entity's ability to appeal their tax assessment. For more information, please contact the Tax Assessor.
If you are a new business, please submit a New Business Declaration Form to our office.
Yes, both parties must appear in person to apply for a marriage license. Applicants that were born in the United States must provide a certified copy of their birth certificate. Passports (unexpired) are only accepted as a form of photo ID or for applicants who were born outside of the United States and cannot produce a certified copy of their birth record. If it is not the first marriage for either applicant then a final divorce decree (with a raised seal) or death certificate (with a raised seal) must be presented.
How to obtain a marriage license.
Yes. Land records are available for viewing online and copies can be purchased at the Town Clerk's office located at 125 Main Street, East Greenwich, RI 02818.