Kevin Mahoney, Chief of Structures, Zoning + Housing
Address: 444 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 4:30.
The Code Enforcement Division enforces the Property Maintenance Code of the State of Rhode Island. The intent of this code is to ensure that all residential premises in the city of Providence meet a minimum level of health and safety.
The minimum code requirements apply to the following list of areas and are the responsibility of the owners, operators and/or occupants of existing residential and nonresidential structures in the City of Providence.
Equipment and facilities for light
Protection from the elements
Safety from fire and other hazards
safety and sanitary maintenance
The State of Rhode Island Property Maintenance Code is enforced by the personnel in Code Enforcement.
The Chief of Housing and Compliance reports to the Director of Inspections and Standards and ensures that all existing housing conforms with the State Property Maintenance Code.
Renewal Inspectors perform field inspection of dwellings to determine violations of the Property Maintenance Code of the State of Rhode Island. Office staff field complaints, assist the public and provide support for the inspectors of the Code Enforcement division.