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Marriage licenses are available in the Clerk's office Monday-Friday. Please bring your driver license and related documentation.
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December 12, 2018 agenda (posting)agenda for PB
Elected officials can be located at this page
December - No meeting
Give them a call at any time - day or night
No, we do not take reservations. They are first come, first serve. Please hail the Harbormaster on VHF CH 12 upon arrival or call our office at 401-466-3204.
In season: New Harbor Boat Basin seasonal office, Daily 9-3
Off Season: Town Hall , 16 Old Town Road, M-Th 9am-2pm, F 9am-12pm
Call the office at 401-466-3204 for further information.
You can reach the pumpout boat on VHF CH 73.
Daily, 7am-5pm, Memorial Day through Columbus Day.
Showers are available at Town Beach Pavilion 9:00am-5:00pm from June 22 to September 2, and at Old Harbor Dock 24 hours a day, Memorial Day to Columbus Day.
Tokens are available at both locations. Rental mooring customers are permitted two free tokens with a valid mooring receipt.
In New Harbor, you can get fuel or diesel at:
Champlin's Marina VHF CH 11, 401-466-7777
Payne's Dock 401-466-5572 (do not monitor radio).
In Old Harbor, there is no fuel or diesel.
Yes, you can hail Oldport Launch on VHF CH 68. They run out of the New Harbor Boat Basin doing pickups on moorings, anchorage and other marinas. Ask the launch driver of the working hours as they fluctuate throughout the season.
Preferred anchorage is east of the main navigation channel, your port side as you enter the harbor. Hail the Harbormaster on VHF CH 12 for assistance.
THERE IS NO ANCHORING:
west of the main navigation channel
In the Town Mooring Rental Field
Within 100 ft of a commercial dock
Within 50 ft. of a residential dock, private mooring, or moored vessel
In the Navigation Channel, fairways or recreation area
There is limited anchorage west of the Ferry landing in Old Harbor. You will most likely have to raft up with another vessel, especially on busy holiday weekends. You may hail the Old Harbor Dockmaster on VHF CH 12 for further assistance.
In the navigation channel or fairways
The public dinghy dock is located just past Payne's Dock at the end of the main navigation channel. It is right in front of Dead Eye Dick's restaurant.
PUBLIC DINGHY DOCK RULES
All three marinas also have dinghies. Check with each marina for their policies.
Monthly (30 Days): $37
Golden (65 and older): $10
Non-resident In Season (May 15-October 15): $65
Non-resident Off Season (October 16-May 14): $85
No, mooring payments are non-refundable. Your payment goes towards a credit for your next visit.
All New Shoreham taxpayers that rent property must pay the 1% annual tax, with the following exclusions:
- There is no tax due on year-round rental apartments or homes. Year-round rentals are defined as those of six months or longer in duration. - There is no tax due on any hotel, inn, or bed and breakfast rentals. - There is no tax due on any seasonal employee housing rentals.
The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin,religion, sex, familial status and disability in the following residential real estate related transactions. - Leasing an apartment - Selling a home - Making available mortgage loans - Providing information on mortgage loans - The terms and conditions of a mortgage loan (for example: offering a different interest rate, points or fees that vary as to personal characteristics) - Appraising real estate.
The Fair Housing Act covers most housing. The exemptions not covered by the Fair Housing Act are: - Owner-occupied buildings with no more than four units; - Single-family housing sold or rented without the use of a broker; - Housing operated by organizations and private clubs that limit occupancy to members.
In the sale and rental of housing and in mortgage lending: No one may take any discriminatory actions based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status or disability per the Fair Housing Act. In Rhode Island, state law also prohibits discrimination in housing on the basis of military status,marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or status as a victim of domestic abuse.
In addition, it is illegal for anyone to: - Threaten, coerce, intimidate or interfere with anyone exercising a fair housing right or assisting others who exercise that right - Advertise or make any statement that indicates a limitation or preference based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, or handicap. This prohibition against discriminatory advertising applies to single-family and owner-occupied housing that is otherwise exempt from the Fair Housing Act.
Housing discrimination comes in many forms and is often subtle. Some signs of possible discrimination include:
- A refusal to sell, rent, or show available housing - Requiring different terms and conditions for identical dwellings, i.e. charging higher rent, security deposit for different tenants - Being told that the dwelling isn’t right for you or your family - Being told that housing isn’t available in an apartment with a “For Rent” sign - Housing advertisements that say “no kids” or “adults only” - A refusal to make a reasonable accommodation or allow a modification to make the dwelling accessible for a person with a disability - Harassment or intimidation - Offering nonstandard and unfavorable terms in the purchase of a home or property insurance - Terms of availability that change between a phone contact and an inperson visit - Being steered to racially segregated neighborhoods during your home search - Excessive or inappropriate questioning upon requesting information about a dwelling
If you think your rights have been violated, you may contact:The Rhode Island Commission for Human Rights at (401)222-2661 or their website or the HUD Regional Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Office (Boston)at (617) 994-8300 or visit HUD online.
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past the airport, left at Isaacs corner