...to preserve, protect, develop, and restore coastal resources for all Rhode Islanders
Public Notice for approved Geographic Location Description (GLD), 12/10/18 (PDF)
NOAA Approval of proposed amended GLD, 12/7/18 (PDF)
Public Notice for proposed amended GLD, 9/20/18 (PDF)
Proposed Amended GLD (PDF)
For the 2018 season, RICRMC will be issuing beach vehicle permits Monday – Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at its Wakefield offices. RIDEM will be selling beach vehicle permits from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Beginning in mid-May, permits will be sold at Burlingame from 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Please call 401-322-8910 before going to Burlingame. NOTE: purchasing a Beach Vehicle Permit does not guarantee access to the East Beach Sand Trail.
NOTICE: The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Program (RICRMP), or Red Book, has been reformatted in accordance with the RI Code of Regulations (RICR) and its specified format. This reformatted Red Book was adopted by the CRMC Council on October 24, 2017, and became effective November 29, 2017. Upon adoption of this RICR formatted Red Book and amendments, the existing Red Book is superseded in its entirety. For ease of use and transitioning to the new format, each of the newly formatted sections references the previous section numbers and labels. Please contact us if you need additional information.