WOONSOCKET, RI: In an effort to maintain consistency in government, new procedures have been implemented, effective Thursday, March 19th, that will allow the residents of Woonsocket and others to continue to conduct needed business with City Hall. “This will allow for the continued good health and safety of residents, other consumers and our employees,” said Mayor Lisa-Baldelli Hunt.

Woonsocket City Hall is closed to the public until further notice.

There will be a drop box located in the Tax Assessor’s Office vestibule to be used for land evidence records to be recorded, and City tax, water or sewer bills. It will be available for use daily between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Please leave only checks or money orders, no cash will be accepted.

Land evidence records: Please include a contact phone number and a self-addressed return envelope. Email the Clerk to inform her of documents dropped at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

City tax, water or sewer bills: Pay online at, left in the drop box at City Hall or mailed to the address below. If you would like a receipt, please include a self-addressed return envelope.

Public works: Questions can be directed to 401-767-9209 or 401-767-9213. Phones will be monitored and answered intermittently.


Land Evidence Records to:
TO: City of Woonsocket
Attn: City Clerk
P.O. Box B
Woonsocket, RI 02895
Office of the Mayor
City Hall ⬧ P.O. Box B ⬧ Woonsocket , RI 02895
Telephone (401) 767-9205 ⬧ Fax (401) 765-4569 ⬧ E-Mail : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Sewer and Water Payments to:
TO: Tax Collector
City of Woonsocket
PO Box 9710
Providence, RI 02940-9710
Real Estate, Tangible, Motor Vehicle Taxes to:
TO: Tax Collector
City of Woonsocket
PO Box B
Woonsocket, RI 02895




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