Road work update for East Providence:

RIDOT anticipates beginning milling and paving operations with lane closures next week from Sunday night to Thursday night (Approx 8 pm to 5 am) at three intersections. This work is weather dependent.

Bay View and Pawtucket Avenue
Wampanoag Trail and Pawtucket Avenue
Ferris and Newport Avenue

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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 201.

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Contact Information

Diane M. Feather, AICP

Acting Planning Director

Phone: (401) 435-7500 ext. 11154


James Moran, Principal Planner



Patrick Hanner, Senior Planner

Ext. 11152


Wayne Barnes, Senior Planner

Ext. 11151



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