Title 32
Parks and Recreational Areas

Chapter 7
Recreational Vehicle Parks and Campgrounds Act

R.I. Gen. Laws § 32-7-14

§ 32-7-14. Administration and enforcement.

(a) The local permitting authority shall be responsible for enforcing compliance with the standards adopted in this chapter during its review of plans for the recreational vehicle park or campground. The arrangement of each recreational vehicle park and campground shall meet the specific approval of the chief of the fire department, forest ranger, warden, or other authority responsible for providing the necessary fire protection services. A site plan shall be supplied to the fire and law enforcement agencies having jurisdiction. To facilitate the response by emergency services such as fire police and ambulance, the sites plan shall indicate, at a minimum, the location of all camping unit sites, major buildings and facilities, and water supplies for fire protection purposes in the recreational vehicle park or campground.

(b) Every recreational vehicle park or campground shall be required to obtain from the authority having jurisdiction a license to do business. Such licenses shall be effective for a period of time to be determined by the local licensing board. The conditions of issuance of the license shall be that the recreational vehicle park or campground be in conformity with the appropriate health and safety regulations imposed by the state of Rhode Island and the local authority having jurisdiction.

(c) It is the duty of each operator of a recreational vehicle park or campground to maintain, at all times, registration receipts, signed by or for guests within the facility showing the dates upon which the sites were occupied by each guest.

History of Section.
P.L. 2001, ch. 275, § 1.