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Comprehensive Plan 2020-2040


East Providence - A community with a vision

The City of East Providence is updating its Comprehensive Plan! This is where you will find information about the update process, including upcoming events, and how you and your neighbors can be involved and help shape the future of East Providence.


March 31, 2021 - Explore a snapshot of East Providence! View maps, charts, and tables providing information on economic development, housing, history and culture, transportation, open space and recreation, sustainability, and more in East Providence today. You may view it below or explore the snapshot of East Providence HERE.




April 23, 2021 - Thank you for attending our four virtual public workshops! Stay tuned for more opportunities to get involved.

March 23, 2021 - Join your neighbors to talk about the City's future! Four virtual public workshops, one for each Ward of the City, are scheduled as part of our public engagement process for the City's Comprehensive Plan  update. After a welcome and short presentation, attendees will be randomly assigned to small groups for a facilitated discussion. Residents can attend any workshop but are strongly encouraged to attend the one for their Ward. All workshops will be held on Zoom and registration is required. 

If you don't have access to the Internet or do not feel comfortable using Zoom, join your neighbors at the Fuller Creative Learning Center, 260 Dover Ave. on the dates and  at the times below to participate virtually and discuss the City's future.

You may register for the workshops at the links below:

  • Ward 1 - Thursday, April 1st from 7-8:30PM
  • Ward 2 - Thursday, April 8th from 7-8:30PM
  • Ward 3 - Thursday, April 15th from 7-8:30PM
  • Ward 4 - Thursday, April 22nd from 7-8:30PM

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Department of Planning and Economic Development.



April 5, 2021 - Our survey is currently closed. Thank you to those who took the time to provide us with your ideas and feedback!

January 26, 2021 - TAKE OUR SURVEY! We have a historic past and bold future. Let's move forward together to map our City's plan. Share your vision! Tell us what you love & what needs to be transformed. 

If you would like a paper copy of the survey, you may request one from the Department of Planning and Economic Development.