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. 

Zoning and Development Codes

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When planning a project in Richland that includes redevelopment, land purchase or sale, construction or advertising; be sure to consult the land use maps and zoning regulations.

Development Regulations - RMC Title 19

Development Regulation Administration covers types of permit applications and applicable hearing requirements.

Environmental Regulations - RMC Tiltle 22

Environmental regulations related to critical areas, park fees, recreation and open space land requirements.

Zoning Regulations - RMC Title 23

Zoning regulations including information on residential and commercial zoning, Comprehensive Planning, Special Use Permits, Planned Unit Developments, and Nonconforming Uses.

Plats and Subdivisions - RMC Title 24

Plat and Subdivision standards and procedures includes design and improvement standards as well as binding site plan procedures.

Shoreline Management - RMC Title 26

Shoreline Management includes permit and enforcement information for development in sensitive and shoreline areas.

Sign Code - RMC Title 27

Sign codes including permit requirements and maximum allowances by zoning district.