Notice is given pursuant to Rhode Island General Laws 45-24-53 that a Public Hearing will be held in the Council Chambers, City Hall, 3275 Post Road, Warwick, Rhode Island on December 5, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. The purpose of the Public Hearing is to consider the proposed ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance as summarized below:

Title:  An ordinance amending Appendix A, Zoning Ordinance of the City of Warwick to increase, from two to four, the maximum number of yard sales allowed at a residence per calendar year. (PCO-19-22)

Applicant:  City of Warwick

Location: City Wide – Text Amendment

Zoning Districts: All residential districts

Amended Sections: Section 601.7 Yard sales

Reason for Change: The Warwick City Council desires to amend the City’s Zoning Ordinance to allow residents to conduct additional yard sales per calendar year.

Amendments: The proposed zoning ordinance amendment will increase, from two to four, the maximum number of yard sales allowed at a residence in a calendar year.

A complete copy of the proposed amendment may be examined at the City of Warwick web-page and/or copied, at cost, in the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, Warwick, Rhode Island any Monday through Friday from 8:30 to 4:30 p.m.  The proposed ordinance may be altered or amended prior to the close of the public hearing without further advertising, as a result of further study or because of the views expressed at the public hearing.  Any alteration or amendment will be presented for comment in the course of the hearing.

All persons interested in the above are respectfully requested to be present at that time and place to be heard thereon.  Individuals requesting interpreter service for the hearing impaired must notify the office of the City Clerk at 738-2006, 72 hours in advance of the hearing date.

Any party, person (s) or entity interested in registering for electronic notice for proposed zoning amendments and/or amendments to the City’s Zoning Ordinance, Zoning Maps, and/or the City’s Development Review Regulations governing Subdivision, Land Development and Development Plan Review should contact the City’s Planning Department at 401-738-2009 or at

Lynn D’Abrosca, City Clerk


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