Regulations

The regulations are available for viewing or downloading in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format. Dates shown in (parentheses) should be the latest effective date of the regulations, reflecting any amendments.

Although every effort has been made to ensure that there are no discrepancies, the official electronic versions of the Department's regulations are available on the Secretary of State's website, pursuant to RIGL ยง§ 42-35-4.1. There are various search options on this page. You can also sign up for e-mail notification of pending and final regulatory actions by going to http://sos.ri.gov/rules/freshregs/.

DEM's Regulatory Agendas for 2018, Mid-Year 2017, 2017, Mid-Year 2016, 2016, Mid-Year 2015, 2015, Mid-Year 2014, 2014, Mid-Year 2013, 2013, Mid-Year 2012, 2012, Mid-Year 2011, 2011, Mid-Year 2010, 2010, Mid-Year 2009, 2009, 2008 Update, 2008, 2007 Update, 2007, 2006 Update, 2006, 2005 Update, 2005, 2004 Update, 2004, 2003 Update, 2003, 2002, 2001 and 2000

 

Visit the Secretary of State's website for repealed, superseded or expired versions of regulations

Rev. 8/31/2018

Proposed Regulations
Administrative Adjudication
Agriculture
 
Marketing and Food Safety
 
Animal Health
 
Nursery and Plant Health
 
Pesticides
 
Marketing
 
Mosquito Abatement
 

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Air Pollution
 
Air Pollution Control

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Coastal Resources
Compliance and Inspection
Forests
Hunting & Fishing
Marine Fisheries
 
Boating
 
Hunting and Freshwater Fishing
 
Wildlife
 

Visit the Secretary of State's website for repealed, superseded or expired versions of regulations

Law Enforcement
Legal Services
Parks & Recreation
Planning & Development
Waste & Materials Management
 

Solid Waste

 

Hazardous Waste

 

Medical Waste

 

Recycling & Special Waste

 

Oil & Underground Tanks

 

Site Remediation

   

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Water Resources
 

Water Quality

 

Wastewater & Storm Water

 

Wetlands

 

Financial Assistance

 

Septic/Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS)

 

RIPDES

 

Dredging

 

Visit the Secretary of State's website for repealed, superseded or expired versions of regulations

For Rules and Regulations for Water Supply Management Planning visit the State of Rhode Island Water Resources Board Website