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. 

Service Requests 

To order, cancel or submit repair requests to a gray waste container, blue recycling container or green yard waste container, please Submit  a Service Request

In observance of Independence Day,

the Horn Rapids Landfill will be closed

Friday, July 3, 2020

Regular business hours will resume Saturday, July 4, 2020

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COVID-19 Related Changes to Extra Bags

Richland’s Solid Waste Collections efforts include the Extra Bags Curbside program, whereby residents place extra bags at the curb and crews manually load them for disposal. In an effort to reduce exposure to staff, we ask that until further notice, residents instead re-load their cans after they’ve been emptied and request a secondary pickup for the usual fee of $3 for each additional full container.

To schedule a secondary pickup, please click on Click Here For Service Requests. Residents may also call (509) 942-7700.

To further reduce exposure to our staff, please bag and secure your household trash.

The Horn Rapids Landfill remains open for business 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday for essential self-disposal needs.


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The Solid Waste Division manages the collection and disposal of garbage in Richland. The city also owns and operates the Horn Rapids Sanitary Landfill, located at 3102 Twin Bridges Road in Richland.

The Collection crew provides service to residential and commercial customers. Curbside services include refuse, recycling, and yard waste collection

Please contact us by email at or by phone at 509-942-7700 if you have any questions. Solid Waste business hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., CLOSED on City recognized holidays.

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