Special Commission to Study the Entire Area of Land Use

The Division of Statewide Planning has a seat at the table to participate in this Commission, which was created by the General Assembly in its 2021 legislative session, with a reporting deadline of April 2022. The following presentation was given by Associate Director Meredith Brady at the October 19th Commission meeting: it provides some background about the Division, the State Guide Plan, local comprehensive plans, and Land Use 2025, the existing land use element of the State Guide Plan.

Recent Transportation Planning Projects

In September 2021, a new State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) 2022-2031 was adopted and approved.

December 2020 saw the adoption of the Long Range Transportation Plan, Moving Forward Rhode Island 2040, including the Bicycle Mobility Plan and Rhode Island’s first ever Transit Master Plan.

Census 2020 Redistricting Data

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Public Notices

POR-CP-22: Town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island – Comprehensive Community Plan

WAR-A1-22: Warwick CP Amendment - Encouraging Solar in the Built Environment

Draft FY 2023 Unified Planning Work Program

Committee Participation Form and Information

If you are interested in becoming more involved in the Rhode Island’s state-level volunteer planning committees, we would love to hear from you! Please follow the link below to read about the three principal committees of the State Planning Council, the Technical Committee, the Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC), and the RIGIS Executive Committee. While appointments for three-year rotating terms are typically made in the fall each year and begin in January, you can indicate your interest any time of year, and staff will be in touch.

Sign up for the Division Contact List to receive Public Notices, email Benny Bergantino

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Meeting Notices & Public Hearings

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Interpretation & translation services are available upon request, email Benny Bergantino