Richland City Hall is closed to the public until further notice. Residents can place utility payments in the drop box located on the southwest side of the building. Payments and requests for service can also be made on-line, by emailing or by calling (509) 942-1104.

Building department and planning applications, including plan submittals, will be accepted electronically. Contact 509-942-7794 or for more information. 

Utility Rates

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Residential Rates:
Customer Charge:
Single-phase service: $ 0.69/day
Multi-phase service: $0.98/day
Monthly Energy Charge: $ 0.0741/kWh
Additional Electric Rate Information 
All Electric Rates


Rates (Metered): The rates have a schedule based on cubic feet. The minimum charge is $27.25 for one inch.   
Additional Water Rate Information


Monthly Customer Charge: $25.60/living unit
All Sewer Rates

Refuse (Solid Waste)

Monthly Customer Charge: $17.50
Monthly Recycling Charge: $6.60
Additional Solid Waste Rate Information


Monthly Customer Charge: $3.85 for residential
Based on an equivalent residential unit (ERU). One ERU is equal to 3,000 sf of impervious area.
Additional Sewer Rate Information Additional Stormwater Rate Information

Medical and Ambulance Service Utility

Monthly Customer Charge: $7.81
Additional Ambulance Rate Information


These rates apply to all city serviced irrigation customers in the following service areas: Horn Rapids, Columbia Point, Meadow Springs/Willowbrook and Smartpark.

Residential Annual Irrigation Rate: $318.00 (1 Acre or Less)
Additional Irrigation Rates

Schedule of all City fees. This provides schedules for building fees, land development fees, Richland Community Center rental rates, Parks and Recreation special classes and program fees, police fees, library fees, licensing fees, water, sewer, electrical connection charges, conservation loan fees, cable communication fees and institutional network fees among other listings.