A Zoning Code Revision for Port Development—The Story of East Providence

by David Atkin, Parsons Brinckerhoff, New York, United States,
Jeanne Boyle, Parsons Brinckerhoff, New York, United States,
Sarah Wu, Parsons Brinckerhoff, New York, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '91

Abstract: The City of East Providence evaluated the effectiveness of the City's 30 year old zoning code and revised performance standards in the zoning text in light of possible marine terminal development on the Providence River. This paper summarizes the environmental impacts of typical port operations, and presents the proposed revisions to the City's zoning code.

Subject Headings: Standards and codes | Zoning | Ports and harbors | Coastal environment | Marine terminals | Rivers and streams | North America | United States | Rhode Island | Providence

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