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Richmond residents may obtain a free sticker from the Town Hall by coming in with the registration of the vehicle that will be used at the transfer station. The vehicle must be registered in Richmond in order to obtain a sticker. A temporary pass may be issued for a new resident who has not yet registered their vehicle in Richmond. Hopkinton residents may obtain a sticker for the Richmond transfer station for a fee of $25 per year. They must present a Hopkinton registration for the vehicle they wish to use. No temporary permits are issued.
For tax payments: Payments may be made in cash, by check, or by credit card. Please be advised that there is a 3% technology fee for all credit card payments.
The Zoning Ordinance has information about the zoning district of the property, along with its minimum lot size and other dimensional requirements such as frontage and setback distances. The Land Development and Subdivision Regulations contain additional requirements to subdivide and develop land. The requirements of both of these documents must be met for a parcel to be subdivided.
The Planning Board approves subdivisions that create new lots. Subdivisions are categorized as either major or minor, and each of these has different stages of review. Before beginning any subdivision, it is advised that you make an informal appointment with the Town Planner to discuss the project and process.
The Planning Board reviews both development plans and land development projects.
Tuesdays and Thursdays between 9am-11am and Saturdays between 9:30am-10:30am and 1:30pm-2:30pm. It can also be done by appointment if a citizen is not available during the offered hours. The VIN check fee is $10.00.
RPKK, Inc./RPE - 401-364-7510
T&J Sanitation - 401-377-1013
Tax Year – 2023
Real Property (residential and commercial) and Personal Property: Tax Rate - $14.76
Allocation School – 80%
Municipal – 20%
Real estate and personal property values must be appealed to the tax assessor within ninety (90) days of the first quarterly payment due date. The first quarterly due date is September 7th. Appeals are for the current tax year only and are not retroactive.
An appeal form can be found at this link
The Town is required by Rhode Island General Law 44-5-11.6 to conduct a full physical revaluation every nine (9) years and a statistical revaluation every three (3) years in between full revaluations. The last full physical revaluation was completed on December 31, 2019 for tax years 2020, 2021 and 2022. The next full revaluation is scheduled for year ending December 31, 2028 for tax years 2029, 2030 and 2031.
Quarterly taxes are due at 4pm on the following dates: September 7th, December 7th, March 7th and June 7th. If a payment due date falls on a weekend, taxes are due on the first business day following the 7th. NOTE: If your total tax bill for the year is less than $100, you are required to pay the entire balance on or before the first quarterly due date of September 7th.
Mail: Please make the check payable to the Town of Richmond and send to: Town of RichmondRichmond Tax Collector5 Richmond Townhouse Rd.Wyoming, RI 02898
Payments postmarked on or before the 7th are considered timely. If the postmark is illegible, the payment is posted according to the date it was received at Town Hall.
If you would like a receipt, please include your e-mail address with your payment, or you may include a self-addressed stamped envelope.
Drop Box: There are two drop boxes at Town Hall. One is located outside of Town Hall on the double doors at the main entrance, and the other is located in the Collector's office.
In-Person at the Tax Collector's Office: Payments may be made in cash, by check, or by credit card. Please be advised that there is a 3% technology fee for all credit card payments.
Online by credit card: You can pay your bill online at www.riegov.com. In order to make an online payment, you will need your tax bill (which contains your account number and PIN) and a credit card. Please be advised that there is a 3% technology fee for all credit card payments.
Richmond-Carolina Fire District208 Richmond Townhouse Rd. Carolina, RI 02812Tax Collector: Jennifer BurkeContact: 401-213-6494 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Hope Valley - Wyoming Fire District996 Main St.Hope Valley, RI 02832Tax Collector: Susan BokContact: 401-539-3030
The Town of Richmond has developed and adopted a new policy for the issuance of locator cards. To obtain a locator card, one of the child’s/student’s parents, guardians or a person acting in loco parentis or acting on behalf of homeless children/students must respond to the Town Clerk’s Office and provide the following documents:
*An English translation must be provided for any documents, not in English.
There may be a delay of a few days before a locator card can be issued while eligibility for enrollment is being determined.