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RI Coastal Resources Management Council preserve, protect, develop, and restore coastal resources for all Rhode Islanders

CRMC Operations
Daily Operations:

The CRMC is open for business. However, some CRMC staff are at times working remotely, so please refer to the methods below for reaching staff as needed. Additionally we have updated and added several new FAQs that may help with answering many of your questions. Please check them out here

CRMC staff are conducting business via phone/conference calls, email, and virtual meetings, as well as continue field work and enforcement as needed. We continue to process applications as normal. However, any documentation should be emailed or sent through the US Postal Service, unless different arrangements have been made with specific staff members. For information on the status of an application, please refer to our online database -

Additionally Enforcement is on-call along with the rest of staff, so if you see something, please contact us as you normally would. Complaints can be phoned into our main number (401-783-3370) or emailed to our main account ( Our enforcement staff will continue to respond to complaints and monitor for CRMC assent compliance during this time.

Information on our Sand Trail Passes (formerly Beach Vehicle Permits) can be found here - CRMC is now processing all Beach Vehicle Permits/Trail passes ONLINE - No walk-ins will be accepted.

The CRMC remains committed to meeting the needs of our constituents, applicants, project partners, consultants, and other stakeholders. Thank you for your cooperation.


Stedman Government Center
Suite 116, 4808 Tower Hill Road, Wakefield, RI 02879-1900
Voice 401-783-3370 • Fax 401-783-2069 • E-Mail

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