This page provides new and existing businesses with assistance in finding the information you need in working with Town and State regulations related to your business

Business Assistant
The Secretary of State's Business Assistant is the main tools to help new business owners to get started. After answering questions about their proposed business, the user will receive a customized task list with registration instructions, professional licensing applications, state laws and regulations, additional guidance, and more. This helps entrepreneurs compile all of the state-level requirements for their particular business in one, easy-to-use place. 

Rhode Island Businesses - For Profit
Secretary of State's Information for Rhode Island Businesses - our main page for all for-profit entities looking to plan, start, maintain or close their business. 

Rhode Island Businesses - Non Profit
Secretary of State's Information for Non-Profit Corporations - our main page for all non-profit entities looking to plan, start, maintain or close their organization. 

Rhode Island Business Services Email
Business Services email - this is the email address for anyone with questions or concerns about their new or existing business or non-profit. 

Bid Opportunities
View open bids for consultants, services providers, contractors, vendors and supplies.

Code Enforcement
the Building Inspectors Office is the Town's code enforcement office and sole issuer of building permits. Rhode Island and Narragansett Building Codes exist for the protection of the health, welfare, and safety for all residents

Fire Prevention
The Fire Marshal includes the inspection of businesses and residences, investigation of fires, enforcement of local fire code and laws, risk management, and proper application and enforcement of State and Local laws and Ordinances

Code of Ordinances & Charter
Visit or website for a list of charters, codes, new laws and index online

Rhode Island Department of Labor
The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training provides workforce development, workforce security, and workforce protection to the state’s workers, employers and citizens

Commerce RI
Rhode Island Commerce Corporation is a customer service-focused agency that invests in Rhode Island businesses

Chamber of Commerce
Local business information

GIS & Maps
Use the interactive GIPS tool of the Town of Narragansett

Business Licenses
Application for new businesses can be found here

Town Financial Documents
Historical reports about the Town's financial stability

General Laws of the State of Rhode Island
The full text list of the laws of Rhode Island for reference