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Rhode Island Dept. of Environmental Management (DEM), Office of Water Resources has an online septic permit search from 1968 to current.
Link: Septic System Search RI DEM
If the house was built after 2016 our office may have the records electronically stored.
Yes, a building permit with site plan and structural detail are required. All sheds must meet the required zoning setback for the specific lot.
No, unless the fence is over 6’ tall or if the fence is utilized as a pool barrier.
Fencing may be located right up to the property line, however, we recommend that you install the fence with enough access on your property so that you can perform maintenance without trespassing.
Yes, a building permit, site plan and structural detail, along with an electrical permit will be required for any pool the can hold 24” or more of water is required. Additionally any pool under 48” in height requires perimeter fencing and may depending on site conditions require additional safety measures.
All pools must be located at least 10’ from any property lines. If property is serviced by a septic system, documentation of septic location must be provided.
For in ground pools only: depending on the amount of ground disturbance a Soil Erosion and Sediment Control (SERCS) permit may need to applied for through the Department of Public Service.
Yes, for overlay or strip and replace, however the code limits roof overlay to a maximum of two layers total.
Yes, a Building Permit is required. Additionally, an Electrical Permit will also be required for removal/attachment of the electric meter.
Yes, a building permit, framing plan and site plan are required regardless of if the deck is remaining the same size or changing size.
Yes. The guard railings will need to comply with current code.
No, a building permit will only be required if you alter (add or remove) an existing wall, in which case all necessary engineering will need to be submitted with the building permit.
Plumbing and electrical permits may be needed if you are adding new electrical or relocating plumbing.
Yes. The new replacement window must meet a .35 U factor (U-factor is how well the window insulates. The lower the U-factor the better)
Yes, the type of window required is classified by what wind zone you are in either 110 mph or 120 mph.
Please call the office for a determination 401-789-9331 x 1225
Yes, a building permit, framing plan and floor plan are required. Additionally you may also need electrical, mechanical and plumbing permits depending on the scope of work.
No, whether tile, hardwood, vinyl or laminate no permit is needed.
Yes, a building permit with site plan and structural detail are required.
Additionally, depending on the amount of ground disturbance a Soil Erosion and Sediment Control (SERCS) permit may need to applied for through the Department of Public Service.
Yes, a sign permit will be required.