Bristol County Permits (Rhode Island)

The Bristol County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Bristol County permits. Clerks in Bristol County, Rhode Island may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Bristol County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Bristol County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Bristol County Clerk Bristol RI 10 Court Street 02809 401-253-7000

Bristol Town Clerk Bristol RI 10 Court Street 02809 401-253-7000


A Bristol County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Bristol County, Rhode Island may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Bristol County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Barrington Town Hall Barrington RI 283 County Road 02806 401-247-1900

Bristol Town Hall Bristol RI 10 Court Street 02809 401-253-4880

Warren Town Hall Warren RI 514 Main Street 02885 401-245-7340