PUBLIC MEETING UPDATES:
The April 22, 2020 Planning Commission Meeting has been rescheduled for June 24, 2020. This affects the following land use projects or requests below:
ANX2019-101 Annexation Request for 771 Shockley Road
CA2020-102 Text Amendment
The Development Services Department provides direction to its operating divisions, with emphasis on customer responsiveness and operational efficiency. Development Services partners with other departments and agencies to stimulate economic growth, create new jobs and plan for long-term development in the city.
The Economic Development Division provides information and resources to new and established businesses and supports business activities within Richland. Information on city owned property for sale and locating in the Horn Rapids Industrial Park, Business Park and Commercial Center is available through the Economic Development Office.
The Building Division provides permitting, plan review and inspections for residential and commercial building projects in Richland. This includes plumbing, mechanical, and structural work for new construction and remodels.
The Housing Division administers Richland's Down Payment assistance for first time home buyers and the annual Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) programs. In addition Richland is the lead agency for the Tri-Cities HOME Consortium.