Resources

City Hall is where all the primary departments of Providence City government are located

This collection of links and information from the City of Providence website provide information on the most frequently requested city services, and the departments that over see them.

We’ve also compiled a series of FAQ’s that provide answers (and resource links) to some of the most common questions and requests about City services. We hope you’ll find this information useful.  And if you still can’t find what your looking for, search the City of Providence website.

Voter Registration

The Board of Canvassers is where you’ll find the answers to questions about elections in the City. Whether you need to register to vote, find a polling place or see a calendar of upcoming the elections.

Tax Payments

Get information about paying city taxes, view the tax sale properties list, download tax forms, sign up for payment reminders, or remove DMV registration blocks due to non-payment of City taxes.

Traffic Tickets

Municipal Court is where city residents can pay or contest parking, traffic, or environmental fines and fees; it’s also where residents can receive overnight on-street parking permits.

Working In Providence

Check out the city jobs board or register on First Source Providence where employers and job seekers in and around the Capital City can get connected.

City Governance

The Internal Auditor provides the City Council with objective analyses, appraisals, and recommendations for improvements to the city’s budgets, systems and activities.

City Archives

The City Archives houses historical manuscripts, printed matter, maps, blueprints, and photographs dating back to the founding of Providence by Roger Williams in 1636.

Tax Information

 The City Tax Assessor oversees valuations of all land, buildings, tangible property, and motor vehicles, for the city residents and businesses.

Business Licenses

Licenses required by businesses are given out by the Board of Licenses in eight categories. The Board also oversees hearings specific to license violations.

Still Have Questions?

Find answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions and links to City resources and departments that handle specific requests.