Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the State of Emergency declared by Governor Raimondo on March 9, 2020, in conjunction with the guidelines and recommendations of the Rhode Island Department of Health, and to protect the public health, safety and welfare by reducing the risk of exposure to COVID-19, the following court dates have been postponed: April 2nd, April 9th and April 16th. All defendants will be notified of their re-scheduled court date. Please continue to check back as future dates are subject to change.
Municipal Court sessions are held Thursday evenings at 6 pm in the assembly room at the Town Hall, as assigned by the municipal court judge. Cases are heard by appointment only and are scheduled by the court. Proper attire is required and cell phones must be turned off during court.
The Municipal Court dockets include town ordinance, zoning, and minimum housing violations as well as traffic and parking violations.
|Minimum Housing Violations
|Town Ordinance Violations
Payment of parking fines must be made directly to the Narragansett Municipal Court. Contact the court office directly with any questions.
Payment of court fees is due at the time of judgment. The Narragansett Municipal Court accepts payment by cash, check, money order, Visa, MasterCard and American Express. Transaction fees apply to credit card payments. There is an ATM on the premises. All returned checks will be assessed an additional $25 fee.
- Judge John E. DeCubellis Jr.
- Magistrate / Clerk Theresa C. Donovan, CMC
- Municipal Court Administrator Lynette Lussier
Parking Permits (Residential and Business)
Residential parking permits are required for on street parking in the Pier area and Scarborough Hills during the summer season. Restrictions are in effect from May 15 to September 15 between 9 AM and 4 p.m. daily. Residential parking permits are available at the Municipal Court annually on May 1. Proper documentation is required, including driver's license, current vehicle registration and a lease or proof of property ownership.
Residential property owners who have obtained parking permits in previous years may print and submit a permit renewal form and submit it to the Municipal Court. Business owners may print and submit a business permit request form and submit it to the Municipal Court.
The Narragansett Municipal Court issues parking permits for on street parking in residential areas (the Pier and Scarborough Hills) during the Summer season. The town ordinance does not allow for the Municipal Court or the Narragansett Police Department to issue daily permits to town residents or visitors for special events in these areas.