Town of Johnston, RI
Providence County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
The following is a chronological listing of legislation of the Town of Johnston adopted since the 2003 republication of the Code, indicating its inclusion in the Code or the reason for its exclusion. [Enabling legislation which is not general and permanent in nature is considered to be non-Code material (NCM).] The last legislation reviewed for the 2003 republication of the Code was Ord. No. 2003-7, adopted 5-12-2003.
Ordinance Number
Adoption Date
Subject
Disposition
2003-15
11-10-2003
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2003-16
2-9-2004
Motor vehicles and traffic amendment (Taylor Road truck restrictions)
Ch. 220
2004-8
5-10-2004
Tax classification plan
Ch. 307, Art. V
2004-9
6-14-2004
Adoption of Code
Ch. 1, Art. I
2004-11
6-14-2004
Building construction fees amendment
Ch. 118, Art. I
2004-12
6-14-2004
Orthographic file fees
Ch. 202, Art. I
2004-13
6-14-2004
Zoning amendment (fees for submissions and reviews by Planning Board)
Ch. 340
2004-14
6-14-2004
Zoning amendment (fees for submissions and reviews by Zoning Board of Review)
Ch. 340
2004-18
11-8-2004
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2004-19
11-8-2004
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2004-20
11-8-2004
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2004-21
1-18-2005
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2004-22
Withdrawn
2004-23
Withdrawn
2004-24
10-12-2004
Alarm systems amendment; fire prevention amendment
Ch. 88 and Ch. 172
2004-25
Zoning Map amendment
Denied
2004-26
12-13-2004
Parking: parking of vehicles on private property amendment
Ch. 236, Art. II
2004-27
12-13-2004
Naming of the Police Department Headquarters
NCM
2004-28
Withdrawn
2004-29
Withdrawn
2004-30
Withdrawn
2004-31
Zoning Map amendment
Not adopted
2004-32
Street abandonment
Not adopted
2004-33
Withdrawn
2004-34
1-18-2005
Appointing special counsel
NCM
2005-1
8-15-2005
Bond
NCM
2005-2
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2005-3
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2005-4
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2005-5
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2005-6
3-14-2005
Peddling and soliciting: selling or soliciting repealed
Ch. 248, Art. II (editor's note only)
2005-7
Denied
2005-8
Withdrawn
2005-9
6-13-2005
Recreational vehicles
Ch. 328
2005-10
4-11-2005
Contract ratification
NCM
2005-11
4-10-2005
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2005-12
Street abandonment
Denied
2005-13
8-15-2005
Police Department amendment
Ch. 51
2005-14
Tax levy for 2005
NCM
2005-15
Withdrawn
2005-16
9-12-2009
Bond
NCM
2005-17
9-12-2009
Bond
NCM
2005-18
Zoning Map amendment
Rescinded
2005-19
Bond
NCM
2005-20
12-12-2005
Abandonment of roadways
Ch. 3
2005-21
Salary
NCM
2005-22
11-14-2005
Personnel policies amendment
Ch. 47
2005-23
Abandonment
NCM
2005-24
Abandonment
NCM
2005-25
Abandonment
NCM
2005-26
12-29-2005
Day-care centers: fencing of play yards
Ch. 147, Art. I
2005-27
4-10-2006
Gull control amendment
Ch. 189
2005-28
2-13-2006
Soil erosion and sediment control: general provisions
Ch. 291, Art. I
2005-29
2-13-2006
Solid waste: vehicle tipping fee
Ch. 295, Art. V
2006-1
Bond
NCM
2006-2
Personnel
NCM
2006-3
Counsel
NCM
2006-4
4-10-2006
Arbitration: approval of neutral arbitrator by Town Council
Ch. 6, Art. I
2006-5
Disability beneficiaries
Not adopted
2006-6
4-9-2007
Zoning amendment
Repealed by Ord. No. 2010-24
2006-7
Withdrawn
2006-8
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2006-9
Counsel
NCM
2006-10
Tax levy
NCM
2006-11
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2006-12
Abandonment
NCM
2006-13
9-18-2006
Town Council: medical benefits coverage
Ch. 74, Art. IV
2006-14
9-18-2006
Canine waste
Ch. 98, Art. II
2006-15
9-18-2006
Fire Prevention Code amendment; Fire Safety Codes of Rhode Island amendment
Ch. 172, Arts. IV; V
2006-16
Bond
NCM
2006-17
10-10-2006
Work-related disability for public safety employees
NCM
2006-18
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2006-19
11-14-2006
Solid waste: collection of household refuse and rubbish amendment
Ch. 295, Art. II
2006-20
NCM
2006-21
12-11-2006
Department of Elderly Affairs
Ch. 18
2007-1
2-12-2007
Loitering; aggressive begging, soliciting and panhandling amendment
Ch. 210, Art. I
2007-2
3-12-2007
Personnel policies amendment
Ch. 47
2007-3
4-9-2007
Personnel policies amendment
Ch. 47
2007-4
4-9-2007
Senior and disabled citizens and disabled veterans tax deferment program
Ch. 307, Art. VI
2007-5
10-9-2007
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2007-6
6-11-2007
Municipal Land Trust amendment
Ch. 31, Art. IV
2007-7
6-11-2007
2006/2007 tax levy amendment
NCM
2007-8
7-30-2007
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2007-9
6-19-2007
Taxation: senior citizen exemption
Ch. 307, Art. I
2007-10
8-21-2007
Parks and recreation areas: general park rules amendment
Ch. 242, Art. II
2007-11
8-21-2007
Parks and recreation areas: athletic or recreational facilities
Ch. 242, Art. VII
2007-12
Town vehicle use
Denied
2007-13
Homestead exemption
Withdrawn
2007-14
Zoning Map amendment
Denied
2007-15
6-26-2007
Tax levy
NCM
2007-16
Stagnant water
Not adopted
2007-17
10-9-2007
Department of Finance amendment
Ch. 23
2007-18
12-10-2007
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2007-19
11-13-2007
Motor vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 220
2007-20
12-10-2007
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2007-21
11-13-2007
Repeal of library bonds
NCM
2007-22
4-14-2007
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2007-23
2-11-2008
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2008-1
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2008-2
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2008-3
2-11-2008
Business operations: business registration amendment
Ch. 125, Art. I
2008-4
Withheld pending review
2008-5
4-14-2008
Hotel, motel and rooming house registrants
Ch. 192, Art. I
2008-6
Street abandonment
NCM
2008-7
4-14-2008
Business operations: public safety
Ch. 125, Art. VI
2008-8
4-14-2008
Business operations: business operating license amendment
Ch. 125, Art. II
2008-9
6-9-2008
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2008-10
4-14-2008
Sewers amendment
Repealed by Ord. No. 2009-8
2008-11
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2008-12
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2008-13
Zoning amendment
Repealed by Ord. No. 2010-24
2008-14
6-9-2008
Abandonment of roadways amendment
Ch. 3
2008-15
Street abandonment
NCM
2008-16
Tax levy
NCM
2008-17
12-8-2008
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2008-18
1-20-2009
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2008-19
9-15-2008
Parks and recreation areas: watercraft regulations on reservoirs amendment
Ch. 242, Art. IV
2008-20
1-11-2010
Junkyards amendment
Ch. 199
2008-21
12-14-2009
Automobile junkyards and salvage yards
Ch. 172, Art. VII
2008-22
1-20-2009
Gasoline stations: gasoline and diesel fuel purchases
Ch. 180, Art. I
2008-23
1-20-2009
Street abandonment
NCM
2008-24
Heavy equipment operation amendment
Withdrawn
2009-1
3-9-2009
Personnel policies amendment
Ch. 47
2009-2
3-9-2009
Officers and employees: health/dental insurance for elected officials
Ch. 41, Art. VIII
2009-3
4-13-2009
Heavy equipment operation amendment
Ch. 224, Art. III
2009-4
4-13-2009
Mailboxes
Ch. 212
2009-5
Police Department amendment
Withdrawn
2009-6
Sewer districts repealer; sewer lines repealer; sewers
Withdrawn
2009-7
5-11-2009
Bond
Repealed by Ord. No. 2015-5
2009-8
6-8-2009
Sewer districts repealer; sewer lines repealer; sewers
Chs. 70, reference only; 276, reference only; 279
2009-9
7-13-2009
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2009-10
7-13-2009
Solid waste: collection of household refuse and rubbish amendment
Ch. 295, Art. II
2009-11
6-29-2009
Tax levy
NCM
2009-12
8-11-2009
Boards, committees and commissions: financial impact
Ch. 9, Art. XIII
2009-13
8-11-2009
Solid waste: mandatory recycling program amendment
Ch. 295, Art. III
2009-14
9-29-2009
Comprehensive Plan
NCM
2009-15
11-16-2009
Fire Department health insurance
Repealed by Ord. No. 2009-22
2009-16
11-16-2009
Fire Department pensions
Repealed by Ord. No. 2009-23
2009-17
11-9-2009
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2009-18
11-9-2009
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2009-19
11-16-2009
Road abandonment
NCM
2009-20
11-16-2009
Road abandonment
NCM
2009-21
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2009-22
1-11-2010
Repeal of Ord. No. 2009-15
NCM
2009-23
1-11-2010
Repeal of Ord. No. 2009-16
NCM
2010-1
2-8-2010
Alcohol server training
Ch. 91, Art. IV
2010-2
2-8-2010
Outdoor heaters and boilers
Ch. 231
2010-3
2-8-2010
Stormwater management
Ch. 298
2010-4
Number not used
2010-5
3-8-2010
Alcoholic beverages licensing amendment
Ch. 91, Art. I
2010-6
3-8-2010
Secondhand dealers amendment
Ch. 199, Art. I
2010-7
3-8-2010
Business license fees amendment
Ch. 125, Art. IV
2010-8
Comprehensive Plan amendment
Denied
2010-9
Zoning amendment
Denied
2010-10
4-12-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2010-11
4-12-2010
Automobile junkyards and salvage yards
Ch. 172, Art. VII
2010-12
5-10-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2010-13
5-10-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2010-14
7-12-2010
Office of Planning and Economic Development; Town Planner
Ch. 41, Art. II
2010-15
8-10-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2010-16
6-28-2010
Annual appropriation
NCM
2010-17
7-12-2010
Tax levy
NCM
2010-18
8-10-2010
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2010-19
Firearms hunting
Withdrawn
2010-20
Retirement benefits for elected officials
Denied
2010-21
4-9-2012
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2010-22
10-12-2010
Motor vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 220
2010-22-A
11-8-2010
Motor vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 220
2010-23
12-9-2010
Motor vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 220
2010-24
2-17-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2010-25
2-17-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2010-26
2-17-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2010-27
2-17-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2010-28
2-17-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2010-29
2-17-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2010-30
2-17-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2010-31
2-17-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2010-32
Zoning amendment
Withdrawn
2010-33
Department of Elderly Affairs
Withdrawn
2010-34
12-9-2010
Wastewater management amendment
Ch. 332
2010-35
12-9-2010
Senior Citizens Center
Ch. 18
2011-1
2-17-2011
Personnel policies amendment
Ch. 47
2011-2
Number not used
2011-3
10-11-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2011-4
5-9-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2011-5
6-14-2011
Personnel policies amendment
Ch. 47
2011-6
6-14-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2011-7
6-23-2011
Annual appropriation
NCM
2011-8
7-8-2011
Tax levy
NCM
2011-9
8-9-2011
Soil erosion and sediment control: construction and post-construction site runoff
Ch. 291, Art. II
2011-10
8-9-2011
Water: cross-connection control
Ch. 335, Art. V
2011-11
9-12-2011
Car sales and rental amendment
Ch. 129
2011-12
9-12-2011
Sewers amendment
Ch. 279
2011-13
9-12-2011
Sewers amendment
Ch. 279
2011-14
9-12-2011
Sewers exhibit amendment
See Ch. 279
2011-15
9-12-2011
Sewers amendment
Ch. 279
2011-16
9-12-2011
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2011-17
10-11-2011
Fire Department amendment
Ch. 27
2011-18
10-11-2011
Fire Department amendment
Ch. 27
2011-19
10-11-2011
Police Department amendment
Ch. 51
2011-20
10-11-2011
Police Department amendment
Ch. 51
2011-21
10-11-2011
Personnel policies amendment
Ch. 47
2011-22
10-11-2011
Building construction: adoption of State of Rhode Island Building Code
Ch. 118, Art. II
2011-23
10-11-2011
Towing amendment
Ch. 316
2011-24
10-11-2011
Personnel policies amendment
Ch. 47
2011-25
11-14-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2011-26
11-14-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2011-27
12-12-2011
Soil erosion and sediment control: general provisions amendment
Ch. 291, Art. I
2011-28
12-12-2011
Soil erosion and sediment control: general provisions amendment
Ch. 291, Art. I
2011-29
12-12-2011
Soil erosion and sediment control: general provisions amendment
Ch. 291, Art. I
2011-30
12-12-2011
Motor vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 220
2011-31
12-12-2011
Animals: general provisions amendment
Ch. 98, Art. I
2011-32
12-12-2011
Personnel policies amendment
Ch. 47
2011-33
1-9-2012
Johnston/Smithfield Regional Juvenile Hearing Board
Ch. 9, Art. X
2012-1
3-12-2012
Heavy equipment operation amendment
Ch. 224, Art. III
2012-2
3-12-2012
Motor vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 220
2012-3
3-12-2012
Personnel policies amendment
Ch. 47
2012-4
4-9-2012
Bond refunding
NCM
2012-5
4-9-2012
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2012-6
4-9-2012
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2012-7
6-11-2012
Motor vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 220
2012-8
6-18-2012
Annual appropriation
NCM
2012-9
7-9-2012
Tax levy
NCM
2012-10
11-13-2012
Parks and recreation areas: areas designated for off-leash dogs
Ch. 242, Art. VIII
2012-11
11-13-2012
Solid waste: collection of household refuse and rubbish amendment
Ch. 295, Art. II
2012-12
12-10-2012
Car sales and rental amendment
Ch. 129
2013-1
2-11-2013
Bond refunding
NCM
2013-2
2-11-2013
Borrowing to finance open space
NCM
2013-3
2-11-2013
Borrowing to finance road repairs
NCM
2013-4
1-22-2013
Street abandonment
NCM
2013-5
3-11-2013
Alcoholic beverages: byob license
Ch. 91, Art. VI
2013-6
4-8-2013
Personnel policies amendment
Repealed by Ord. No. 2015-14
2013-7
6-10-2013
Motor vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 220
2013-8
6-10-2013
Police Department amendment
Ch. 51
2013-9
7-8-2013
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2013-10
Tabled
2013-11
Tabled
2013-12
Tabled
2013-13
6-17-2013
Annual appropriation
NCM
2013-14
6-17-2013
Tax levy
NCM
2013-15
Number not used
2013-16
9-9-2013
Fire Department amendment
Ch. 27
2013-17
9-9-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2013-17
9-9-2013
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2013-19
12-9-2013
Motor vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 220
2013-20
1-13-2014
Loitering; aggressive begging, soliciting and panhandling
Ch. 210, Art. II
2013-21
1-13-2014
Motor vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 220
2014-1
2-10-2014
Personnel policies amendment
Ch. 47
2014-2
Zoning Map amendment
Withdrawn
2014-3
3-10-2014
Motor vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 220
2014-4
3-10-2014
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2014-5
4-14-2014
Motor vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 220
2014-6
4-14-2014
Business operations: tobacco and drug paraphernalia
Ch. 125, Art. VII
2014-7
4-14-2014
Bond
NCM
2014-8
6-4-2014
Annual appropriation
NCM
2014-9
6-9-2014
Tax levy
NCM
2014-10
11-10-2014
Building construction: Building Code amendment
Ch. 118, Art. II
2014-11
11-10-2014
Animals: general provisions amendment
Ch. 98, Art. I
2014-12
12-8-2014
Parks and recreation areas: general park rules amendment
Ch. 242, Art. II
2015-1
2-9-2015
Bond
NCM
2015-2
9-14-2015
Pawnbrokers
Ch. 244
2015-3
9-14-2015
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2015-4
4-13-2015
Repeal of Ord. No. 2000-11
NCM
2015-5
4-13-2015
Repeal of Ord. No. 2009-7
NCM
2015-6
6-8-2015
Police Department amendment
Ch. 51
2015-7
6-8-2015
Fire Department amendment
Ch. 27
2015-8
6-22-2015
Annual appropriation
NCM
2015-9
7-13-2015
Tax levy
NCM
2015-10
10-13-2015
Taxation: homestead exemption
Ch. 307, Art. VII
2015-11
10-13-2015
Motor vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 220
2015-12
10-13-2015
Parks and recreation areas: watercraft regulations on publicly owned waterways repealer
Ch. 242, Art. III, reference only
2015-13
10-13-2015
Massage and body works services
Ch. 213
2015-14
11-9-2015
Personnel policies amendment
Ch. 47
2015-15
11-9-2015
Motor vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 220
2015-16
11-9-2015
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2015-17
11-9-2015
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2015-18
11-9-2015
Motor vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 220
2015-19
11-9-2015
Motor vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 220
2015-20
12-14-2015
Streets and sidewalks amendment
Ch. 300
2015-21
12-14-2015
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2015-22
1-11-2016
Parks and recreation areas: general park rules amendment
Ch. 242, Art. II
2016-1
10-11-2016
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2016-2
4-11-2016
Borrowing $2.5 million to finance new indoor athletic facility
NCM
2016-3
4-11-2016
Animals: kennels
Ch. 98, Art. III
2016-4
6-13-2016
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2016-5
5-9-2016
Comprehensive Plan amendment
NCM
2016-6
5-9-2016
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2016-7
5-9-2016
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2016-8
6-9-2016
Annual appropriation
NCM
2016-9
6-13-2016
Tax levy
NCM
2016-10
Number not used
2016-11
9-19-2016
Motor vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 220
2016-12
9-19-2016
Parks and recreation areas: general park rules amendment
Ch. 242, Art. II
2016-13
Borrowing $1,238,000 for Town and school building energy efficiency
NCM
2016-14
10-11-2016
Utility pole signs
Ch. 282, Art. II
2016-15
12-12-2016
Motor vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 220
2017-1
2-13-2017
Motor vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 220
2017-2
2-13-2017
Motor vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 220
2017-3
3-13-2017
Motor vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 220
2017-4
5-18-2017
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2017-5
7-10-2017
Zoning amendment
Ch. 340
2017-6
6-12-2017
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2017-7
6-12-2017
Business operations: tobacco and drug paraphernalia amendment
Ch. 125, Art. VII
2017-8
7-10-2017
Bond
NCM
2017-9
Withdrawn
2017-10
Withdrawn
2017-11
6-13-2017
2017-2018 budget
NCM
2017-12
6-13-2017
Annual assessment
NCM
2017-13
7-10-2017
Street abandonment
NCM
2017-14
9-11-2017
Comprehensive Plan amendment
NCM
2017-15
9-11-2017
Comprehensive Plan amendment
NCM
2018-1
7-9-2018
Hotel, Motel and Rooming House Registrants Amendment
Ch. 192
2018-2
7-9-2018
Rental Property: Residential Units Offered for Tourist or Transient Use
Ch. 265, Art. I
2018-3
7-9-2018
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 340
2018-4
2-12-2018
Motor Vehicles and Traffic Amendment
Ch. 220
2018-5
3-12-2018
Sewers Amendment
Ch. 279
2018-6
2-12-2018
Zoning Map Amendment
NCM
2018-7
3-12-2018
Zoning Map Amendment
NCM
2018-8
4-9-2018
Motor Vehicles and Traffic Amendment
Ch. 220
2018-9
4-9-2018
Street Vacation
NCM
2018-10
5-14-2018
Bond
NCM
2018-11
6-25-2018
2018-2019 Budget
NCM
2018-12
7-9-2018
Annual Appropriation
NCM
2018-13
8-14-2018
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 340
2018-14
8-14-2018
Zoning Map Amendment
NCM
2018-15
9-10-2018
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 340
2018-16
11-13-2018
Casual Sales Amendment
Ch. 272