Plans & Regulations

Affordable Housing
In adopting the Affordable Housing Plan, the Town of Narragansett formally committed itself to meeting the 10% affordable housing goal mandated by the Low and Moderate Income Housing Act (RIGL 45-53). The Town of Narragansett Affordable Housing Plan specifies the strategies and means by which this goal is to be achieved. The Affordable Housing Plan is specifically tailored to the existing housing conditions in Narragansett, as well as the economic, physical, regulatory, and environmental obstacles that have prevented attainment of the state’s and the Town of Narragansett’s housing objectives.

Comprehensive Plan

The Town of Narragansett


Comprehensive Plan serves as the town’s statement (in text, illustrations, or other media of communication) that is designed to provide a basis for rational decision-making regarding the long-term physical development of Narragansett. The Comprehensive Plan defines goals and policies relative to the distribution of future land uses (both public and private), and forms the basis for land use decisions to guide overall physical, economic, and social development within the Town of Narragansett. 

Subdivision Regulations

The purpose of the Subdivision Regulations is to establish procedural and substantive provisions for the subdivision and development of land within the Town of Narragansett that will be consistent with the provisions of both the Narragansett Comprehensive Plan and the Narragansett Zoning Ordinance.

Zoning Ordinance

The purpose of the Zoning Ordinance is to promote and protect public health, safety, and general welfare; to protect the character of the town and reflect current and expected future needs; to provide orderly growth and development; and to promote environmental and historical preservation, among many other factors.

Hazard Mitigation Plan

The Town of Narragansett has undertaken a complete update of its multi-hazard mitigation plan otherwise known as the Hazard Mitigation Plan.  The plan was prepared pursuant to the requirements of the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 and to achieve eligibility for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant programs.  The 2011 Plan is an update of the Town of Narragansett's 1999 Hazard Mitigation Plan and it's 2005 interim update.  This plan identifies local natural hazards and projects action the Town (or others) may take to prevent impacts from them. The Town is currently updating the Hazard Mitigation Plan for 2018.  The 2017 Progress Report for the Hazard Mitigation Plan has been completed.