The Town Council adopted the Town of Westerly 2020-2040 Comprehensive Community Plan on January 20, 2021. The below adopted Plan is now in effect town-wide, and is currently under review by the Rhode Island Division of Statewide Planning. Statewide Planning is required to host a 30-day public comment period during their review. Statewide Planning published a Public Notice for this comment period on February 3, 2021. The public comment period will end by March 5, 2021.
Under Rhode Island General Law (RIGL), and based on findings of the State of Rhode Island (State) as defined in RIGL §45-22.2-3, all municipalities within the State are required to have a locally-adopted Comprehensive Plan approved by the Rhode Island Department of Administration through its Division of Statewide Planning (Statewide Planning).
The following draft document shows redlined revisions to the January 4, 2021 draft of the Plan made by the Town Council during the January 20, 2021 meeting and continued Public Hearing: