Title 45
Towns and Cities

Chapter 24
Zoning Ordinances

R.I. Gen. Laws 45-24-48

 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.

History of Section.
P.L. 1991, ch. 307, 1.