The Planning Board consists of nine (9) members appointed by the Town Council from among electors of the Town for a term of three (3) years. Said terms will be staggered so that no more than one third (1/3) will expire in any given year. No member of the Planning Board shall be an elected official or employee of the Town. Any member of the planning Board may be removed from office by the Council for due cause, following a public hearing. The Town Council shall appoint replacements to fill vacancies on the Board. The Board shall annually elect a Chairperson and such other officers as it may deem appropriate from among its membership.
Susan Gill, Chair - E-Mail : PBChair@tiverton.ri.gov
Stuart Hardy, Vice -Chair
Consultants: Steere Engineering
Duties & Responsibilities: Per Article X - Section 1001 of the Tiverton Town Charter: The Planning Board shall have the duties and responsibilities provided for in State law and such additional duties and responsibilities as may be prescribed by the Town Council not in conflict with the State law. The Planning Board shall act in an advisory capacity to the Town Council in all matters concerning the Comprehensive Community Plan, land use, Zoning and Subdivision Regulations, physical growth and development of the Town.
Meetings: Please contact the Planning Board office at 625-6718 for meeting dates. To appear before the Board, an agenda request must be completed and submitted to the Planning Board Office at least twenty-one (21) days prior to the scheduled meeting date for consideration and placement on the agenda. In addition, all backup information must be submitted at that time.
As an introduction, the Tiverton Comprehensive Community Plan is a long-range guide to the physical development and preservation of the Town.
2018 Comprehensive Community Plan Adopted by Town Council and Approved by the State of Rhode Island - November 2018
Solar Ordinance as of 3/2018 - Repealed 12/2018