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Foster Town Hall
181 Howard Hill Road
Foster, RI  02825

Phone: 401-392-9200

Fax: 401-702-5010

Monday - Thursday
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Closed Fridays



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Welcome to Foster, Rhode Island

Foster Town Hall.  Photo copyright 2008 John Lewis.The purpose of this website is to provide the residents of Foster, persons interested in conducting business in, and visitors to the Town of Foster, Rhode Island, with general information about the operation of the Town.

This website also provides a variety of links to public websites that will help you find information about organizations in Rhode Island that interact with the Town.

If you can't find the information you are looking for on this website, please contact the Foster Town Hall at (401) 392-9200 during business hours.


The Town Hall will be closed on November 26th for Thanksgiving and will reopen on Monday, November 30th.
We will be closed December 24th and will reopen the 28th. We will also be open on December 31st from 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Interested in Solar?
Click here for information about how
you can use solar energy through
the Solarize Foster program.

For in-depth information on the
program and how solar energy
can work for you, please click here!

The Department of Human Services
is accepting donations for the following:

Thanksgiving -- food and money donations.

Christmas -- gift tags for children in need will be available around town the beginning of November. (Gifts are requested to be returned by December 7.) Food and monetary donations are also needed.

Fuel Assistance donations.

All donations can be dropped off at the Town Hall lobby, DHS office,
Foster libraries or post office. Monetary donations can be mailed
to Town of Foster, DHS, 181 Howard Hill Road, Foster, RI 02825.
Thank you for your support during the holidays and winter months!



If you are considering, or are required to have, a Class 1
boundary survey of your property, please click here.


Burn Permits
will no longer be issued from the Town Hall.
Please click here for instructions.


Charter Review Committee

The Foster Home Rule Charter is under review by the
Charter Review Committee. Individuals and groups wishing to suggest
changes to the Charter are invited to submit those requests in writing
to the Town Clerk no later than July 1st, 2015 or deliver their requests
in person at the Committee’s July 13th meeting,
at 7 p.m. in the Benjamin Eddy Building.

Click here for a list of meeting dates.

Click here for a list of members.


For the most up-to-date information on storm closings
and delays, please click here.


For questions regarding Refuse and Recycling Pick-up,
please call Rambone Disposal at (401) 946-1360.


  • Public Registry - if you would like to be placed on our public registry list to be notified of any changes in our local subdivision regulations or zoning ordinances, please contact Jane Christopher, Town Clerk at
  • DOG LICENSE RENEWALS 2015 - All dogs in the Town of Foster must be licensed every year.
    Dog Licenses expire in April. Every dog must have a current rabies certificate to be registered. Registration is $8.00 per dog, cash or check, no credit cards. Licenses may also be purchased by mail or at the Town Hall. Click here for form.
  • Recycling Schedule for the Town of Foster available for download here. (courtesy of the Foster Home Journal)
  • Please note that recycling bins are free ONLY if you bring in the old ones. If the old ones cannot be provided, there will be a charge: New bins will be $5.00. "Extra Recycling" stickers to place on any receptacle are always free of charge.
  • Did you know that you can pay your taxes online with a debit or credit card?  Just visit In order to pay your taxes online, you will need your account number and pin number located on the top right hand side of your tax bill.


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Foster Town Hall • 181 Howard Hill Road • Foster, RI  02825
Phone: 401-392-9200 • Fax: 401-702-5010

Hours: Monday - Thursday • 8:30 am - 5:30 pm • Closed Fridays

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