Comprehensive Community Plan: 2020-2040

The official working draft of the Comprehensive Community Plan: 2020-2040 is now available for public review and comment. 

To download an electronic version of the document please click here.  

A paper copy of the document can be viewed at the Town Hall (Planning Office and Town Clerk's Office) during office hours.  

At the Town Council Work Session on Monday, November 4th, the Planning Board and staff of the Department of Development Services will introduce the working draft of the Comprehensive Plan.  The evolution of the document from the 2010 Plan, State requirements, and the Plan’s overall format will be described.  Discussion will focus on the several options created for public comment on the contents and proposed time frame for completion and adoption of the Plan. 

The Planning Board will hold a Work Session on Thursday, November 21st from 5:00 to 8:00pm to receive oral and written comments from the public relative to the Plan.  

Written comments received before November 18th will be provided to the Planning Board for consideration during the special meeting on Thursday, November 21st.  

Interested persons may submit written comments to the Department of Development Services, Planning Office. 

  1. In person or by mail to Town of Westerly, Planning Office 45 Broad Street, Westerly, RI  02891. 

  1. Via email at

  1. Community online feedback tool click here

  1. Public Work Session of the Planning Board on Thursday, November 21st; 5:00 – 8:00pm in the Town Council Chambers.