Kent County Building Permits (Rhode Island)

Building Departments in Kent County, RI create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Kent County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Kent County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Kent County building permit. Kent County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Kent County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Coventry Planning Department Coventry RI 1670 Flat River Road 02816 401-822-9181

West Greenwich Zoning West Greenwich RI 280 Victory Highway 02817 401-392-3807

West Warwick Zoning West Warwick RI 1170 Main Street 02893 401-822-9222


Town and City Halls in Kent County, RI provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Kent County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in Kent County, Rhode Island. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Kent County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

Coventry Town Hall Coventry RI 1670 Flat River Road 02816 401-821-6400

East Greenwich Town Hall East Greenwich RI 125 Main Street 02818 401-886-8665

Warwick City Hall Warwick RI 3275 Post Road, Ste 1 02886 401-738-2000

West Warwick Town Hall West Warwick RI 1170 Main Street, Ste 1 02893 401-822-9200


Building Inspectors in Kent County, RI ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, Kent County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, Kent County Building Inspectors issue permits for new construction, remodels, renovations, and planned construction. They also issue demolition, relocation, and occupancy permits, including inspection reports that verify that a Kent County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the Kent County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show Kent County violations and work stoppage orders. They provide information on how to receive a permit as well as permit requirements, and much of this information may be available on the Building Inspector website.

West Warwick Building Inspector West Warwick RI 1170 Main Street 02893 401-822-9222