Zoning Board of Review


Please be advised meetings are now being held in person.

Due to the expiration of the Governor’s Executive Order 21-72        that allowed for remote meeting attendance,

virtual meetings are no longer permitted.

All board members and applicants must attend in person.

Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to
attend in-person or 
view the meeting live on ClerkBase at https://clerkshq.com/SouthKingstown-ri

Members of the public who wish to participate in the meeting
must either appear in-person or

submit written comments in advance of the meeting.

Standard COVID-19 protocols in town buildings apply
to all meeting attendees.

Attendees who are not vaccinated
must wear a mask & maintain social distancing.

  • 7:00 p.m.
  • 3rd Wednesday of each month

Staff assistance is provided by the Building Official.


Five members and two alternates are appointed to 3-year terms: 

  • Robert Cagnetta, Chairman
  • Thomas Daniels, Vice-Chair
  • Richard Jurczak, Member
  • William Rosen, Member
  • Casey Charkowick, Member

  • Susan Walsh, Alt. #1
  • Vacancy

Zoning Applications, Agendas & Minutes:


The Zoning Board of Review was established by the Town Charter, Section 4920, and its procedures are governed by the Zoning Ordinance, Article 5.

The Zoning Board of Review authorizes upon application where specified in the South Kingstown Zoning Ordinance special use permits, variances in the application of the terms of said Zoning Ordinance, to hear and decide appeals from a party(s) aggrieved by a decision of the Historic District Commission or the Planning Board, to hear and decide appeals in a timely fashion where it is alleged there is an error in any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by an Administrative Officer or agency in the enforcement or interpretation of said Zoning Ordinance, to provide for issuance of conditional zoning approvals, to refer matters to the Planning Board, Planning Director, Public Services Director, Historic District Commission, Conservation Commission or to other officials, boards or agencies of the Town as the Board may deem appropriate and to hear and decide such matters, according to the terms of said Zoning Ordinance or other statutes, and upon which the Board may be authorized to pass under said Zoning Ordinance or other statutes.

  1. Building Inspection & Zoning

    Physical Address
    180 High Street
    Wakefield, RI 02879

  2. Jamie Gorman

    Building Official & Zoning Enforcement
    Phone: (401) 789-9331 x1228

  3. Jessica Spence

    Administrative Support Associate
    Phone: (401) 789-9331 x1225