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. 

Fire Marshal / Fire Prevention Division

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The fire prevention division oversees the enforcement of fire codes, new construction plan reviews, fire investigations, and public education activities designed to reduce hazard and risks throughout the community.

Our fire prevention division consists of a Deputy Fire Marshal and an Assistant Fire Marshal. This team inspects hundreds of buildings and properties each year.Replacing KNOX Box Keys

Assistant Fire Marshall Captain Ken Buechler replaces keys in a commercial KNOX box.