Established by the Town Charter, municipal boards and commissions serve an important regulatory role within the community. Members of these public bodies are appointed by and report to the Bristol Town Council.

For Boards and Commission Applications click here.

For a list of all Boards and Commissions including member information click here.

For more information on each of the Town Boards, please see below.


Board of Canvassers
Building Code Board of Appeals
Fire Department Board of Engineers
Housing Authority
Juvenile Hearing Board
Parks & Recreation Board
Personnel Board
Planning Board
Police Pension Fund Trustees
Post Retirement Benefits Fund
Tax Assessment Board of Review
Zoning Board of Review


Are you interested in volunteering on one of the Town’s boards or commissions? View available openings here, or email the Town Clerk.

Contact Us

Address: 10 Court Street, Bristol, RI 02809
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday | 8:00AM – 4:00PM

Melissa Cordeiro

Town Clerk

Phone: 401-253-7000 ext.130