Metro Bay SAMP/Urban Waterfront Development Recommendations

Metro Bay Special Area Managment Plan

The Metro Bay Special Area Management Plan (SAMP) boundary includes the coastal redevelopment areas of the four cities located in Northern Narragansett Bay: Providence, East Providence, Cranston, and Pawtucket. The Metro Bay SAMP will focus on regional issues including: floodplain redevelopment, stormwater management, public access to and along the shoreline, increased recreational development on the water, maintenance of traditional water dependent uses, brownfield redevelopment, and habitat preservation and restoration.