Tuesday, November 21, 2017        

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 5-24-2017)

Proposed Town Ordinances & Amendments: 

Zoning Ordinance Amendments

Sewer Authority Rules and Regulations

  • Public Hearing – August 23rd – A Public Hearing will be held on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Smithfield Town Hall for the purpose of presenting, discussing, and voting on proposed amendments to the Sewer Authority Rules and Regulations for Sewer Usage, pursuant to the regulations locally governing the Industrial Pretreatment Program.

Newest Town Ordinances & Amendments:

YEARS:  2015 – 2016 – 2017

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 2017

2017-07 Smithfield Water Supply Board Advisory Commission, Chapter 55 – . This Ordinance would establish The Smithfield Water Supply Board Advisory Commission. Passed on 10-3-2017.

Year 2016

2016-04 Dog Park Ordinance – 2016-04 – Chapter 126 – “Animals” is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section entitled “Article VIII Smithfield Dog Park”. Adopted 7/12/2016.

2016-03 Comprehensive Plan Amendment. Ordinance Amendment.

2016-02 – Chapter 68 Officers and Employees, Duties of, Article III Public Assistance, Section 68-4.  Ordinance amendment. 

2016-01 – Chapter 248–Financial Review Commission Section 48-5 Duties and Purposes Amended ordinance.

Year 2015

2015-05 – Special Flood Hazard Areas – Chapter 204 The purpose of this ordinance is to ensure public safety; minimize hazards to persons and property from flooding, to protect watercourses from encroachment, and to maintain the capability of floodplains to retain and carry off floodwaters. Adopted October 2, 2015 

2015-04 – Liquor License Amendment – Chapter 118 – Alcoholic Beverages, Article II. Licenses – Section 118-2 Number of Licenses: This Ordinance Amendment would increase the authorized number of Class B Full Privilege Liquor Licenses from 35 to 40.  Adopted September 1, 2015.

2015-03 – Chapter 193 FEES, Article III, Development Impact Fees – The Ordinance Amendment involves updates and corrections of the following sections: Section 193-12 Administration of Impact Fees, item (B) Reports; adoption of findings, (1), (C) Calculation of Fees, (1) Residential dwelling units, (G). 

2015-02 Section 321-11.3 Renewable Energy Tax Exemption/Stabilization for Solar Thermal Electric, Photovoltaics, Landfill Gas,  Wind, Biomass , Hydroelectric, Geothermal Electric, Anaerobic Digestion, Small Hydroelectric and  Fuel Cells  using Renewable Fuels. Adopted 4/7/2015.

2015-01 – Chapter 325-10 – Lease to Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless –  The Smithfield Town Council considers authorizing a lease to Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless of a portion of that certain parcel of property located at 607 Putnam Pike.  


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:   Carol A. Aquilante, Town Clerk

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