City Resources

Links to to popular City Hall services

City Hall is where all the primary departments of Providence City government are located.  This collection of links and information from the City of Providence website provide information on the most frequently requested city services, and the departments that over see them.

We’ve also compiled a series of FAQ that provide answers (and resource links) to some of the most common questions and requests about City services. We hope you’ll find this information useful.  And if you still can’t find what your looking for, search the City of Providence website.

Voter Registration

The Board of Canvassers is where you'll find the answers to questions about elections in the City. Whether you need to register to vote, find a polling place or see a calendar of upcoming the elections.

Board of Canvassers

Tax Payments

Get information about paying city taxes, view the tax sale properties list, download tax forms, sign up for payment reminders, or remove DMV registration blocks related to non-payment of City taxes.

Tax Assessor

Traffic Tickets

Municipal Court is where city resident can pay or contest parking, traffic, or environmental fines and fees; it's also where overnight on-street parking permits are issued.

Municipal Court

Working in Providence

Check out the city job boards or register on First Source Providence where employers and job seekers in and around the Capital City can connect.

City Jobs

City Governance

The Internal Auditor provides the City Council with objective analyses, appraisals, and recommendations for improvements to the city’s budgets, systems and activities.

Internal Auditor

Historical Documents

The City Archives houses historical manuscripts, printed matter, maps, blueprints, and photographs from present-day back to the founding of Providence Plantations by Roger Williams in 1636

City Archives

Tax Information

The City Tax Assessor oversees valuations of all land, buildings, tangible property and motor vehicle. They maintain documentation on all property, excise and tangible taxes for city residents and businesses.

Tax Assessor

Business Licenses

Licenses required by businesses are given out by the Board of Licenses in eight categories. The Board also oversees hearings specific to license violations.

Board of Licenses

Still Have Questions?

We've compiled the most frequently asked questions received at City Council. Find the answers and links to City resources and departments that handle specific requests.

Council FAQ

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