Jim Lamphere, Planner
Lynda St. Amour, Planning Clerk
Phone: (401) 377-7770
Fax: (401) 377-7754
Email: planner@hopkintonri.org
Hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday throuh Friday
Location: Thayer House (Hopkinton Post Office), Second Floor, Main Street, Hopkinton


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The mission of the Planning Department is to further the goals of the Town of Hopkinton Comprehensive Community Plan and to provide support and guidance for planning and land-use decisions that enhances the character of the community, preserves the quality of life and maintains the health, safety and well-being of the people in the Town of Hopkinton.

The Planning Department is located on the second floor of the Hopkinton Post Office building, next to the Town Hall at One Town House Road, Hopkinton, Rhode Island. The public is encouraged to call or visit the department to research issues or to resolve questions regarding planning issues. All current development proposals are available for public review and inspection during office hours.You are invited to visit the department at any time, or for a more detailed discussion, please call for an appointment to speak to the Planner.

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Staff Support
The Planning Department is the staff liaison for the following Boards and Commissions:

  • Planning Board
  • Economic Development Commission
  • Historic District Commission
  • Conservation Commission
  • Hopkinton Land Trust

Contact the Planning Department Concerning:

  • Planning Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes
  • Plans of Conservation and Development
  • Subdivision Regulations
  • Site Plan Approvals
  • Special Use Permits
  • Subdivision Approvals



Hopkinton Subdivision Regulations
Planning Board Policies

Community Comprehensive Plan
Comprehensive Plan Maps

Recreational Resources
Open Space/Conservation Land
Groundwater and Wellhead Protection Areas
Wetland Resources
Prime Agricultural Soils
Historic and Cultural Resources
Town Offices and Facilities
Cirulation System
Residential Density
Future Land Use

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Application Procedures

Submission Dates
All submissions for the upcoming regular Planning Board meeting must be submitted to the Town Planner by the SECOND FRIDAY of each month.

Submission Of Material To The Planning Board
Material pertaining to matters coming before the Planning Board will only be submitted to the Board through their meeting packets, which are mailed to Board members on the LAST WEDNESDAY of the month.  The Planning Department will not distribute any material to the Planning Board that it receives after the packets are mailed to the Board members; any such material can only be presented to the Board at a meeting.  If any party wishes to provide additional information or comments to the Board on an upcoming agenda item that have not been included in the Planning Board packets, they may do so at the appropriate time during discussion of the matter at a Planning Board meeting.

Meeting Dates
Regularly scheduled meetings are the FIRST WEDNESDAY of each month in the Council Chambers of the Town Hall. Dates and Times are subject to change. Call the Planning Office for verification.
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Pulic Workshops
None currently scheduled.



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