Zoning Board of Review


  • 7:00 p.m.
  • 3rd Wednesday of each month
  • Due to Covid-19, in-person meetings have been suspended until further notice, all Zoning meetings are currently being held via Zoom only.

    Staff assistance is provided by the Building Official.

    Current Zoning Applications:

    View the current applications and agendas prior to the meeting. Past minutes are available following approval.



    Five members and two alternates are appointed to 3-year terms: 

    • Robert Cagnetta, Chairman
    • Thomas Daniels, Vice-Chair
    • Richard Jurczak, Member
    • William Rosen, Member
    • Casey Charkowick, Alt. # 1

    • Vacancy
    • Vacancy


    The Zoning Board of Review was established by the Town Charter, Section 4920, and its procedures are governed by the Zoning Ordinance, Article 5.

    The Zoning Board of Review authorizes upon application where specified in the South Kingstown Zoning Ordinance special use permits, variances in the application of the terms of said Zoning Ordinance, to hear and decide appeals from a party(s) aggrieved by a decision of the Historic District Commission or the Planning Board, to hear and decide appeals in a timely fashion where it is alleged there is an error in any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by an Administrative Officer or agency in the enforcement or interpretation of said Zoning Ordinance, to provide for issuance of conditional zoning approvals, to refer matters to the Planning Board, Planning Director, Public Services Director, Historic District Commission, Conservation Commission or to other officials, boards or agencies of the Town as the Board may deem appropriate and to hear and decide such matters, according to the terms of said Zoning Ordinance or other statutes, and upon which the Board may be authorized to pass under said Zoning Ordinance or other statutes.

    1. Jamie Gorman

      Building Official & Zoning Enforcement

    2. Building Inspection & Zoning

      Physical Address
      180 High Street
      Wakefield, RI 02879

      Phone: (401) 789-9331 x1225