Planning Board

The Planning Board studies and reviews development plans based on the needs and existing resources in town. The purpose of these plans is to improve the health, safety, and general welfare of community members.

The Planning Board studies and provides recommendations in a variety of areas including Land Use Regulations, Transportation Facilities, Redevelopment, Public Facilities, Housing, and Historic Preservation.

Meeting Information

Agendas are made available to the public through the RI Secretary of State website before a scheduled meeting. Once posted, meeting times will appear below.

Meeting Packets

Meeting packets are available below by clicking on the meeting date. Meeting packets may include meeting agendas, previous meeting minutes, and supporting documentation of each agenda item. Please contact the Department of Community Development Office at 253-7000 ext. 147 for any questions regarding a specific agenda item.  You may also email the Department at [email protected] or [email protected]

Watch Past Meetings

Bristol Planning Board meetings can be watched conveniently on YouTube below.

Quick Resources

FEMA Flood Map

The FEMA Flood Map Service Center (MSC) is the official public source for flood hazard information produced in support of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

Code of Ordinances

The Town of Bristol provides a complete list of enacted municipal legislation through the Municode website.

Comprehensive Plan

The Comprehensive Plan outlines the long-term goals, policies, and implementation action items of the Town of Bristol.

Subdivision Regulations

The Subdivision Regulations establish procedural and substantive provisions for the subdivision and development of land.


Onboard

Bristol’s Onboard System allows residents view the roles and responsibilities of this board, view the current members, appointment terms, and apply to available openings.

Volunteer

Are you interested in volunteering for one of the Town’s boards or commissions? Apply at the link below, or email the Town Clerk here.


Contact Us

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

Diane m. Williamson, aicp, cfm

Director of Community Development

Phone: (401)-253-7000 ext. 126

Scott Panella

Sr. Clerk

Phone: (401)-253-7000 ext. 147