Friday, April 16, 2021        

Town Ordinances & Town Charter

 New Town Ordinances • Proposed Town Ordinances

The Town of Smithfield Town Ordinances and Town Charter are available online through our vendor, General Code, at the following link: 

Smithfield Town Ordinances and Smithfield Town Charter online

The following documents are available in .pdf format by clicking the respective link:

Town of Smithfield – Town Charter  (updated online 12-18-2014)

Town of Smithfield – Zoning Ordinance    (updated online 7-18-2020)


Proposed Town Ordinances & Amendments: 

  • None

Zoning Amendments:

  • None

Newest Town Ordinances & Amendments:

TOWN OF SMITHFIELD
NEW ORDINANCES AND ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS ADOPTED
BY THE SMITHFIELD TOWN COUNCIL
YEARS:  20202021

Ordinances are effective thirty (30) days after adoption.

Notice is hereby given that the Town Council of the Town of Smithfield, pursuant to the provisions of Article II, Section C-2.13 (b) of the Home Rule Charter of the Town of Smithfield, has adopted the following Ordinances and/or Ordinance Amendments:

Year 2021

2020-1 – Chapter 325 -Article 15 – Ordinance for the sale and lease of town property, conveyance to Appian Way Property, LLC. Approved on January 5, 2021

2020-2 – Emergency Ordinance SECTION 1. CHAPTER 23 OF THE SMITHFIELD CODE OF ORDINANCES ENTITLED “CIVIL DEFENSE” IS HEREBY AMENDED BY ADDING THERETO SECTIONS 23-3-0-23.3-7 ENTITLED “STATE OF EMERGENCY RESULTING FROM NOVEL CORONA VIRUS KNOWN AS COVID-19”

2020-3 – Emergency Ordinance SECTION 1. CHAPTER 23 OF THE SMITHFIELD CODE OF ORDINANCES ENTITLED “CIVIL DEFENSE” IS HEREBY AMENDED BY ADDING THERETO SECTIONS 23-3-0-23.3-7 ENTITLED “STATE OF EMERGENCY RESULTING FROM NOVEL CORONA VIRUS KNOWN AS COVID-19”

Year 2020

2020-09 Emergency Ordinance SECTION 1. CHAPTER 23 OF THE SMITHFIELD CODE OF ORDINANCES ENTITLED “CIVIL DEFENSE” IS HEREBY AMENDED BY ADDING THERETO SECTIONS 23-3-0-23.3-7 ENTITLED “STATE OF EMERGENCY RESULTING FROM NOVEL CORONA VIRUS KNOWN AS COVID-19”

2020-08 Emergency Ordinance SECTION 1. CHAPTER 23 OF THE SMITHFIELD CODE OF ORDINANCES ENTITLED “CIVIL DEFENSE” IS HEREBY AMENDED BY ADDING THERETO SECTIONS 23-3-0-23.3-7 ENTITLED “STATE OF EMERGENCY RESULTING FROM NOVEL CORONA VIRUS KNOWN AS COVID-19”

2020-07 Emergency Ordinance TOWN OF SMITHFIELD EMERGENCY ORDINANCE 2020-7: SECTION 1. CHAPTER 23 OF THE SMITHFIELD CODE OF ORDINANCES ENTITLED “CIVIL DEFENSE” IS HEREBY AMENDED BY ADDING THERETO SECTIONS 23-3-0 – 23.3-9 ENTITLED “STATE OF EMERGENCY RESULTING FROM NOVEL CORONA VIRUS KNOWN AS COVID-19”

2020-06 Emergency Ordinance – SECTION 1. CHAPTER 23 OF THE SMITHFIELD CODE OF ORDINANCES ENTITLED “CIVIL DEFENSE” IS HEREBY AMENDED BY ADDING THERETO SECTIONS 23-3-0 – 23.3-9 ENTITLED “STATE OF EMERGENCY RESULTING FROM NOVEL CORONAVIRUS KNOWN AS COVID-19”

2020-05 – Section 2.14 of the Smithfield Town Charter declaring the existence of an emergency posed by the novel Coronavirus known as COVID-19. Notice of Emergency Ordinance: Notice is hereby given that the Smithfield Town Council, pursuant to the provisions of Article II, Section C-2.14 of the Home Rule Charter of the Town of Smithfield, has adopted the following Emergency Ordinance. Adopted: This emergency ordinance became effective upon passage on May 19, 2020 and will remain in effect for sixty (60) days unless earlier repealed by the Smithfield Town Council.

2020-04 Town of Smithfield Emergency Ordinance  Section 1. Chapter 23 Of The Smithfield Code Of Ordinances Entitled “Civil Defense” Is Hereby Amended By Adding Thereto Sections 23-2 -23.2-9 Entitled “ State Of Emergency Resulting From Novel Coronavirus Known As COVID-19”

2020-03 Chapter 103 entitled “Smithfield Youth Council” an amendment to Part I of the Smithfield Code of Ordinances entitled Administrative Legislation by adding thereto.

2020-02 Section 1. Chapter 126 of the Code of Ordinances entitled “Animals” is hereby amended by adding thereto Article IX entitled “ Retail Sales of Dogs and Cats”. 

2020-01 Chapter 345 –Article I ,Smithfield Code of Ordinances Entitled “Water Improvement Bonds” is hereby amended by adding thereto Section 345-2 Entitled “Water Infrastructure Improvements” Authorizing the Borrowing of up to $3,000,000 for the purpose of financing Improvements to the Town Drinking Water System and Authorizing the Issuance of Limited Obligation Notes or Bonds for Such Purposes.

Ordinance Amending Section 4.3 And 4.4 L of The Town of Smithfield Zoning Ordinance Entitled “Use Regulations” And “Medical Marijuana.”


 

To view full-text of new ordinances and ordinance amendments, please visit the Town Clerk’s Office or click the linked titles above – documents are in .pdf format.

By order of the Town Council:   Lyn Antonuccio, Acting Town Clerk