Planning

Planning

The Town Planner's office manages a wide range of tasks, including implementation of the Comprehensive Plan, preparation of grant applications, review and processing of Planning Board applications, preparation of bid documents, project management, and administration of Community Development Block Grant funds received by the Town (which pays for a number of initiatives including the Home Repair Program).

Projects administered by the Town Planner include: Safe Routes to Schools infrastructure improvements at Hampden Meadows School, Primrose Hill School and the Middle School (grants totaling more than $500,000), drainage and site improvements at Town Beach, new park development at Police Cove and Latham Park - Phase 1 shoreline improvements.

Continuing Care Retirement Community at the Former Zion Bible Institute Campus

Latest information on the plans for a CCRC at the former Zion Bible Institute campus:

For copies or additional information, please contact Mary Ann Rosenlof at (401) 247-1900 x326 or mrosenlof@barrington.ri.gov.

 

Comprehensive Community Plan

State approval of the current plan expires on May 10, 2025.

Home Repair Program

The Town makes available to income-qualiifed homeowners zero interest loans that are forgiven after five years if the house has not been sold. Eligible projects include roof replacements, heating system replacements, windows and doors, handicap-accessibility projects, etc. For information about applying for a Home Repair Loan, please contact Mary Ann Rosenlof at mrosenlof@barrington.ri.gov or 247-1900 x326.

Please note it is illegal to discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin. More information about Fair Housing:

Planning Forms & Documents

Click here for planning documents and Planning Board and Technical Review Committee application forms, checklists and related information.

Contacts

Philip Hervey, AICP, Town Planner

Mary Ann Rosenlof, Administrative Assistant for Building, Planning & Zoning

Office Hours & Location

  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 to 4:30 p.m.

  • Location: Lower Level (entrance on cemetery side of the building), Barrington Town Hall, 283 County Road.