Title 45
Towns and Cities

Chapter 36.1
Municipal Public Trust Dedication

R.I. Gen. Laws § 45-36.1-3

§ 45-36.1-3. Process for municipal declaration of municipal land as public trust land.

Cities and towns may formally dedicate any property they hold for use as a park or for other conservation purposes as a public trust land, to be perpetually protected from conversion to a use other than the use for which it was originally obtained and development that is inconsistent with its primary purpose as a recreation, open space, and/or natural resource land of the state and as a natural environment for the people of the state through a duly approved resolution of a city or town council or through any other legally sufficient municipal process. The resolution or other municipal approval shall be recorded in the municipal land evidence records.

History of Section.
P.L. 2021, ch. 135, § 1, effective July 3, 2021; P.L. 2021, ch. 136, § 1, effective July 3, 2021.