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. 

Planning Commission

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  • City Council Chambers at City Hall - 625 Swift Blvd., Richland, WA 99352
  • Fourth Wednesday of each month - 6:00 pm


  • Parkway Conference Room - No. 133 at City Hall
  • Second Wednesday of each month - 6:00 pm

Agendas & Minutes

Agenda are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are also available following approval.


Term Expiration Date

Michael Mealer, Member

March 31, 2023

Francesca Maier, Member

March 31, 2024

Phillip Townsend, Member

March 31, 2025

Marianne Boring, Vice Chair

March 31, 2024

Kyle Palmer, Chair

March 31, 2022

Eric Smith, Member 

March 31, 2024

Douglas Eadie, Member

March 31, 2024


  • Serve as an advisory body to the City Council in order to promote orderly physical development and social development of the City and prepares a comprehensive plan.
  • Recommend amendments, extensions, or additions to City development regulations or plans in the interest of health, safety, morals, and general welfare.
  • Review federal requirements for the administration of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME programs and make recommendations on program procedures and project funding.