Public Notices - Ordinances

Below you will find our public notices for ordinance amendments or proposed new ordinances.  
Amendments or additions to the  Town Code require two readings by the Town Council, with newspaper advertising after the first and before the second.  Zoning ordinance amendments or additions only require one reading, but with three weeks of newspaper advertising.  If you have any questions about the process or about what is being proposed, please do not hesitate to contact us.  


Chapter 6.5 – COURTS


 Section 8.04 – Absence of Disability

 In the absence, disability, or disqualification of the Judge of Probate so that he/she is unable to fulfill his/her duties, or there is a vacancy in such office, the duties of the Judge of Probate shall be performed by the Town Solicitor, or, if the Town Solicitor is unable or disqualified from performing such duties, the Town Council shall select any other individual meeting the qualifications of Section 8.03 of this article to serve as the acting Judge of Probate; and when so serving, the acting Judge of Probate shall have and exercise all the powers and duties of the Judge of Probate. 

Individuals requesting interpreter services for the hearing impaired must notify the Town Clerk’s Office at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the meeting. 401-245-7340 x 4 (voice) or via RI Relay 1-800-745-5555 (TTY).

Town of Warren, RI
Adoption of Ordinance
The Town Council of the Town of Warren hereby ordains these amendments to the Warren Town Code:

 Chapter 7- Finance and Taxation, Article II. Tax Exemptions, Division 1. Generally

                         Sec. 7-33 The Warren Land Conservation Trust Exemption. 


Any real or personal property held and used by The Warren Land Conservation Trust, Inc. and exclusively used for the purpose of conserving open space as that term is defined in Title 45, Chapter 36, of the Rhode Island General Laws as amended, shall be exempt from taxation by the Town of Warren, except that taxes assessed as of the December 31 next preceding the date of acquisition by The Warren Land Conservation Trust shall be paid through the date of acquisition; provided, however, that before any such property is sold or otherwise disposed of, the transaction shall first be submitted to the Warren Town Council for approval of the terms and conditions of such disposition, including but not limited to collection by the Town of an amount of money not to exceed the total sum of taxes which would have been assessed but for the exemption hereby granted if the Warren Town Council deems it advisable.