§ 45-24-48 Special provisions Preapplication conference.
A zoning ordinance may provide for a preapplication conference for specific types of development proposals. A preapplication conference is intended to allow the designated agency to:
(1) Acquaint the applicant with the comprehensive plan and any specific plans that apply to the parcel, as well as the zoning and other ordinances that affect the proposed development;
(2) Suggest improvements to the proposed design on the basis of a review of the sketch plan;
(3) Advise the applicant to consult appropriate authorities on the character and placement of public utility services; and
(4) Help the applicant to understand the steps to be taken to receive approval.
(P.L. 1991, ch. 307, § 1.)