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. 

Community History

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General Information

Through the years, Richland has become a full-service city, providing general government services, including police and fire protection, water, waste and electric utilities, parks and recreational activities, maintenance of city streets and public facilities and library services. The city also pursues community and economic development and offers housing assistance.

Read a 2-page summary of Richland's History.

Read a 26-page overview of Home Blown - The History of the Homes in Richland.

Historical Street Names

The City of Richland Streets of the Manhattan Engineering District and How they got their names has been compiled into a comprehensive guide by the City's Planning & Redevelopment Division.

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