Filing a Petition

Abandoment | Easements | Zoning Changes

Department of the City Clerk

  • Maps are required for petitions concerning abandonments, easements and zoning changes
  • The fee for filing an abandonment petition is $75
  • The fee for filing a zoning change petition is $150
  • There is no fee for filing an easement petition

 


1. DOWNLOAD & COMPLETE PETITION APPLICATION

Use this form to petition for abandoned properties, easements, and zoning changes.

  1. Complete the petition with original signatures on each.
  2. Enclose the appropriate fee, if applicable.
  3. Make a photocopy for your records.

2. PAY THE FILING FEE

 

  • The fee for filing an abandonment petition is $75.
  • The fee for filing a zoning change petition is $150.
  • The fee for an Easement Petition is $0.00 (no fee)

Enclose a check made payable to the City of Providence for the following:

 


3. SUBMIT THE COMPLETED PETITION FORM(S) TO:

Department of the City Clerk
Providence City Hall
25 Dorrance Street
Providence, RI 02903

 

Effective May 1, 2018, any and all advertising fees and mailing costs associated with petitions for abandonment, easements, zone changes, and tax stabilization agreements will be borne by the petitioner.

 

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