Municipal Court

The Municipal Court was established to hear local ordinance violations.Regularly scheduled sessions are held on the third (3rd) Wednesday of the month at 9:00 AM at the Portsmouth Town Hall Chambers, 2200 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871.

The Honorable Richard P. D’Addario is the presiding Municipal Court Judge.

Contact Information: Jennifer M. West, Town Clerk/Municipal Court Clerk

Amanda Lawson, Clerk

Phone: (401) 683-2101

This Court hears matters relating to:

  • Animal Code Violations
  • Town Ordinance Violations
  • Wastewater
  • Zoning

PUBLIC NOTICE – Regular Court Hearings of the Portsmouth Municipal Court

In accordance with the provisions of Rhode Island General Law, §42-46-1, Public Notice is hereby given that the Portsmouth Municipal Court will hold its regular hearings on the third (3rd) Wednesday of the month at 9:00 AM in the Portsmouth Town Hall Chambers at 2200 East Main Road, Portsmouth.

HEARING DATES - 2017

January 18                                                               July 19

February 15                                                             August 16

March 15                                                                 September 20

April 19                                                                   October 18

May 17                                                                    November 15

June 21                                                                    December 20

If communication assistance (readers/interpreters/captions) is needed or any other accommodation to ensure equal participation, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 683-2101 at least (3) business days prior to the meeting.