Planning Department

The Planning Department oversees land use planning, review of development projects, Community Development activities, economic development, administration of Federal and State grant programs, housing, and other related activities. It provides staff support to a number of City commissions including the Planning Board.

The Planning Department's staff includes the Director of Planning, Chief Planner, Principal Planner, Economic Development Planner, Senior Planner, Planner I, and an Administrative Assistant.

The Community Development Office, which is part of the Planning Department, is federally funded. Staff includes the Community Development Coordinator, a Rehabilitation Inspector, and a Secretary.

The office is located on the second floor of City Hall in Room 206B.

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Contact Information

William Fazioli

Planning Director

 Phone: (401) 435-7500 ext. 11154


James Moran

Principal Planner/ Economic Development Planner



Patrick Hanner

Principal Planner

Ext. 11152

Johanna Walczak

Senior Planner

Ext. 11157

Julie Collins, Administrative Assistant

Ext. 11158


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