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Planning Department

Public Notice – Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments

Use the links below to access information regarding proposed amendments to the Middletown Zoning Ordinance, the Middletown Rules & Regulations Regarding the Subdivision and Development of Land, and the Middletown Comprehensive Community Plan.


Bulk Zoning

Proposed zoning ordinance amendments to provide for residential building size limitations for lots under 10,000 square feet. The Board held a public workshop on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 6pm and voted to forward a positive recommendation to the Town Council on the draft ordinance. For future details of the Town Council’s steps, please contact the Town Clerk’s office.

To see if your residential lot is under 10,000 square feet use our WebGIS system. Step 1) Search or navigate to your address. Step 2) click on “layers” on the sidebar then “additional data” in the bottom left. Step 3) Click on lot size “Square Footage” label.


Limited Business Zoning District 

The board accepted suggestions for potential future zoning ordinance amendments regarding uses and dimensional regulations for properties located in the Limited Business (LB) zoning district on Thursday, September 21, 2017, at 6:00 PM Town Hall – Town Council Chambers 350 East Main Road, Middletown, RI. There was a follow-up discussion of the board on October 23, 2017 at 6pm.


Mixed-Use Development

Proposed zoning ordinance amendments to allow for mixed-use development in the general business (GB) and limited business (LB) zoning districts. The board held a public meeting to present mixed-use development zoning ordinance amendments on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 6pm. The November 3, 2017 draft linked below is a result of the November 2, 2017 meeting.

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Gravel Processing & Bulk Materials Storage and Sales

The Town Council has proposed zoning ordinance amendments to implement regulation of businesses that process gravel and other materials, as well as storage and sales of bulk materials. The Planning Board will hold a public meeting to review and discuss the proposed amendments on January 22nd, 4pm in the Town Council Chambers. Public input will be accepted.