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. 

Pre Fire Planning

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With the warm summer temperatures and dry conditions, our community is more susceptible to grass and wildfires. 

Some specific hazards to be aware of in your neighborhood are listed below.

  • Discarded lawn clippings on slopes below homes.
  • Large overhanging trees/branches close to buildings.
  • Buildings with flammable vegetation within 5 feet of structure.
  • Piles of trimmed branches, tumbleweeds, and other debris close to ignitable fuels.
  • Decks and porches with accumulated flammable debris underneath.

Review the attached Wildfire Preparedness Information to learn about more ways you can reduce the risk of a wildfire. 

Link to 7 Firewise Tips or see graphic below!

Graphics to help preplan fire protection.