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. 

Education and Resources

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Electrical Safety Demonstrations

Richland Energy Services offers free educational presentations to our community. If your organization is interested in a safety demonstration or energy efficiency presentation, contact us at (509) 942-7431 or by email.

SparksAre There Electrical Hazards in Your Home?

This checklist is a great tool for making sure there are no potential electrical hazards lurking in your home. You can find and correct those risks before any damage might result from an electrical fire. 

Home Energy Tune-up and Online Audit has a number of resources you can use to tune up your home and save energy including the right questions to ask a Professional, small changes that can make a difference on your utility bill, and DIY tips for doing your own energy audit. Try out the Energy Star Home Energy Yardstick, and see how your home measures up. You'll need the last 12 months of utility bills to which you can get online through eCare, the City's utility bill portal.

For the Kids!

Checkout these fun coloring pages from Electrical Safety Foundation International. Kids can learn how to be safe around electricity by completing this fun activity book that includes quizzes, coloring pages and other fun brain teasers about electrical dangers that may be lurking in your home. 

Squishy Circuits

Squishy circuits is a safe and hands-on project for students to try at home using homemade play dough and small electronics. By building models of electrical conductors and insulators, kids will learn about electricity and Richland's electrical distribution system. Learn more...

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