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Quality of Life Action Guide: City Of Providence Phone Numbers

Call these numbers today to take action on your community concerns, or call 421-PROV for assistance.  The area code for all of the following phone numbers is 401.

Abandoned buildings
Building Inspection & Standards
421-7740 x 350

Abandoned vehicles 
Providence Police Department
272-3121 x 6420

Accident reports
Providence Police Department
272-3121 x 6420

Animal Control
Animal Control
243-6040 / 272-3121

Bad Housing Conditions
Code Enforcement
421-7740 x 353  or 401-680-5201 

Birth/Death Records
Vital Statistics
421-7740 x 213
 

Building without a permit
Building Inspection
421-7740 x 350

City Council meetings
City Clerk
421-7740 x 248

City Employment
Human Resources
421-7740 x 237

City Ordinances
City Clerk
421-7740 x 248

Damaged street lights 
National Grid 
1-800-322-3223

Disturbing the peace 
Police Department
272-3121

Drug activities  
Police Department
272-3121

Garbage, debris or junk
Public Works 
467-7950

Graffiti Vandalism
Anti-Graffiti Patrol     
421-7740 x 300

Grass cuttings, public parks
Parks Department 
785-9450 x 230

Headstone repair in cemeteries
Parks Department
331-0177

Housing violations
Code Enforcement
421-7740 x 350

Illegal use of property or business
Building Inspection
421-7740 x 353

Licenses (special events/dog)
Board of Licenses 421-7740 x 205

Litter removal
Parks Department 
785-9450 x 230

Loitering
Police Department
272-3121

Missing street signs
Traffic Engineering  
421-7740 x 319

Motor Vehicle Violations
Police Department
272-3121

Noise Violations
Police Department
272-3121

Playground maintenance
Parks Department 
785-9450

Potholes
Public Works 
467-7950

Snow removal on streets
Public Works 
467-7950

Tree replacement
Parks Department and Forestry 
785-9450

Unauthorized construction
Building Inspection 
421-7740 x 350

Unsafe structures
Building Inspection 
421-7740 x 350

Vacant lot clean up
Public Works 
467-7950

Weeds and overgrown grass (in parks)
Park Department 
467-7950 x 230

 

For additional help, you can always call the Citizens Assistance Office at 421-2489.

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