“Orchard Meadows”
Major Subdivision - Master Plan

You are hereby notified that the Cranston City Plan Commission will meet to review the Master Plan for a proposed Major Subdivision entitled “Orchard Meadows”.  This public informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at 6:30 P.M., in the City Council Chamber on the third floor of Cranston City Hall, 869 Park Avenue.

This proposed subdivision will create four (4) additional lots on four parcels designated as Assessor’s Plat 28, Lots 31, 45, 86, and 10.  Lot’s 31, 45, and 86 (located at 1489 Pippin Orchard Road) are owned by NKC Investments LLC, Cerosoimo Construction LLC, and S&S LLC of 121 Terre Mar Dr, North Kingstown, RI, 02852. Lot 10 (located at 1459 Pippin Orchard Road) is owned by the William D Kearney Estate. The applicant is Pippin Orchard Investors.  The combined existing parcels of land contain 1,180,476 +/- square feet. The parcels are zoned A-80 residential for single-family dwellings.

The applicant proposes to retain the two existing houses at 1489 and 1459 Pippin Orchard Rd (Lots 5 & 6) and the cemetery lot. The remaining acreage will be subdivided into four (4) new residential lots for single-family homes and Open Space (Areas A & B). See proposed site plan snippet on the back of this page. The proposed subdivision is a use allowed by-right within the Cranston Zoning Code and is consistent with the Comprehensive Plan – Future Land Use Map which designates this area as “Residentials, less than 1 unit per acre.”

As an abutting property owner, you are invited to attend this public informational meeting at which time, plans will be presented for public comment and City Plan Commission review. Plans for this major subdivision may be reviewed prior to the meeting in the Planning Department, Room 309, Cranston City Hall, during regular office hours, 8:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M., Monday through Friday. Additionally, all application materials and staff recommendations will be posted to the Planning Department website prior to public hearing at the following address:

Pursuant to the Cranston Subdivision and Land Development Regulations, the proposed plan may be revised by the City Plan Commission as a result of further study or because of views expressed at this meeting. Individuals requesting interpreter services for the hearing impaired should contact the Planning Department at 401-780-3222, seventy-two (72) hours prior to the meeting date.

Michael Smith

Jason M. Pezzullo, AICP
Planning Director



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