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. 

Management Plans

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Citywide Transportation Plan

The Citywide Transportation Plan was adopted by Council in January 2005. It is the first formal, multi-modal plan for the City's transportation system. The plan examines and addresses vehicular, bike and pedestrian facility needs within the city. Also included, are discussions on air, rail and ports. This document serves as a guide for transportation project selection, development and funding within the city.

Chapter 1 - Summary
Chapter 2 - Goals & Policies
Chapter 3 - Existing Conditions
Chapter 4 - Future Travel Demand
Chapter 5 - Pedestrian Plan
Chapter 6 - Bicycle Plan
Chapter 7 - Transit
Chapter 8 - Motor Vehicles
Chapter 9 - Other Modes
Chapter 10 - Transportation Demand Management

Chapter 11 - Funding & Implementation

Plan Appendices

Solid Waste Management Plan

This revised and updated Solid Waste Management Plan documents existing waste management policies and current programs established and operated by the City of Richland.

2011 City of Richland Solid Waste Management Plan
Solid Waste Management Plan Appendices

General Sewer Plan

This 2015 General Sewer Plan Update provides the City of Richland with a planning tool that will allow for the orderly and fiscally responsible development and maintenance of its sewer system.

 Complete GSP Draft Update    Ch. 3 - Flow & Load Analysis     Ch. 7 - Capital Improvement Plan 
 GSP Executive Summary    Ch. 4 - Performance & Design    Ch. 8 - Financial Plan
 Ch. 1 - Introduction    Ch. 5 - Wastewater Treatment Plant    Ch. 9 - Operations Program
 Ch. 2 - Planning Information    Ch. 6 - Collection System    Ch. 10 - Pretreatment



 App. A - Figures    App. G - Committed Model Results     App. M - Agreements
 App. B - Data for Model Development    App. H - Master Plan Model Results    App. N - Standard Specs for Sewer
 App. C - Model Assumptions    App. I - CIP Packets    App. O - NPDES Permit
 App. D - Model Calibration    App. J - Env. Checklist & DNS    App. P - WDOE Review Comments
 App. E - System Issues    App. K - 2015 Problems & Mtn. List    App. Q - Pipe Replacement Plan
 App. F - Existing Model Results    App. L - WWTP Review Workshop  


Comprehensive Water System Plan

The Comprehensive Water System Plan was updated in 2017. The purpose of the City’s WSP is to ensure a safe and reliable supply of water to current and future customers for the coming 20 year period.  

Water System Plan - Chapters

 Water System Plan - Appendices


Stormwater Management Plan

This Stormwater Management Plan was updated in March 2016 and identifies water quantity and water quality issues caused by stormwater runoff within the Richland Urban Area.

2016 Stormwater Management Plan

2016 Stormwater Management Plan Appendices

2019 Richland Stormwater Management Program Plan Update

2015 Port of Benton Stormwater Management Program

Irrigation Water System Plan

The City's Irrigation Water System Plan was completed in 2012. It identifies anticipated service growth demands and recommends capital improvements to support planned system expansions.

2012 Irrigation Water System Plan

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