The Building and Zoning Department issues permits and completes inspections to assure that codes and zoning regulations are met and proper plans and documents are completed.
E-PERMITTING NOW AVAILABLE
E-permitting is now available online in Barrington through Rhode Island's state web-based system called ViewPointCloud. Applicants can apply for a range of permits such as Building, Demolition, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Solar, and Moving as well as applying for Chicken/Hen registrations. Please visit the following website to complete you application:
This streamlined permit process allows for better communication with:
New users must register for a ViewPointCloud account in order to submit permit applications electronically. This account is valid with any Rhode Island town utilizing the ViewPointCloud e-permitting system.
Paper applications for the above permits will no longer be accepted. Please contact Caroline Joyce at 401-247-1900, ext. 326 or via email at email@example.com for additional information or if you need assistance with this process.
Click here http://permits.ri.gov/tutorials for the statewide e-permitting system tutorials.
Click here for Building, Mechanical, Electrical permit fees, Zoning Board application forms and related information.
Plat, Lot and Zone InformationNEW: Online step-by-step directions to obtain Plat, Lot and Zone information are available by clicking here. Information provided on Town applications and forms MUST be vertified by Town officials
Call Caroline Joyce at 247-1900, extension 326 to schedule an inspection and to assist in E-Permitting.
Dennis Begin, Building Official
Phone: 247-1900, extension 325
Peter Withers, Plumbing and Mechanical Inspector
Call Caroline Joyce at 247-1900, extension 326 at least one day before to schedule an inspection.
Nick Massed, Electrical Inspector
The Electrical Inspector conducts inspections Monday & Wednesday mornings and Thursdays starting at noon. Call Caroline Joyce at 247-1900, extension 326 at least one day before to schedule an inspection.
Caroline Joyce, Administrative Assistant & Board Secretary
Phone: 247-1900, extension 326
Monday: 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to Noon
Town Hall closes at Noon on Fridays
The office is on the second floor (at the top of the stairs) at Town Hall, 283 County Road.