Monday, May 27, 2019

Public Notice: Adoption of the State Property Maintenance Code for the Town of Hopkinton

 

 

TOWN OF HOPKINTON, RI
PUBLIC NOTICE

The Hopkinton Town Council hereby gives notice that a Public Hearing will be held on Monday evening, May
20, 2019 beginning at 7:00 PM in the Town Hall Meeting Room, 1 Town House Road, Hopkinton, RI 02833 on
a proposed Ordinance – Chapter 5.5, entitled “Adoption of the State Property Maintenance Code for the Town
of Hopkinton.”

   1. The State Property Maintenance Code is a section of the State Building Code. Chapter 5.5, entitled
        “Adoption of the State Property Maintenance Code for the Town of Hopkinton,” provides language
         enumerating that the State Property Maintenance Code serves as the Property Maintenance Code for the
         Town of Hopkinton. This Ordinance also adopts municipal jurisdiction language for grass and weed
          length, along with a fine for each violation. Key elements of the proposed ordinance:

           – The State Property Maintenance Code to be adopted as the Property Maintenance Code for the Town
              of Hopkinton.
           – The Town will adopt a maximum of ten (10) inches as the maximum allowable height of grass and
              weeds.
           – The Town may assess a fine of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) per day, per violation.

   2. This amendment shall take effect immediately upon passage.

 

A full copy of the proposed ordinance is available for viewing in the Town Clerk’s Office and posted on the
Town’s website: www.hopkintonri.org.

Said proposed amendments may be amended as a result of further study or the views expressed at the public
hearing without further advertising. The amendment shall take effect immediately upon passage.

The Town of Hopkinton does not discriminate on the basis of disability. Anyone requiring special services or
devices, please call 377-7777 (V) or 377-7773 (TDD) 48 hours prior to the hearing.

PER ORDER: Hopkinton Town Council
Elizabeth J. Cook-Martin
Town/Council Clerk

 

Click here for the Ordinance