Building Department

The Public Works Director ensures that all land uses conform to the comprehensive land use plan and zoning ordinances, and that all construction in Richwood meets all codes adopted by the City.

For anyone planning any construction in the City, the following services are available; plan review, permit issuance, inspections, enforcement of related codes and ordinances.  

This department must also verify that all housing meets minimum housing code standards and also provides help for upgrading or removal of substandard buildings. 

Building Permits are required for most types of construction within the City. Before commencing any work, please call Jennifer Beaty with the Building Department to see if a permit is required.   She can be reached by calling 979-265-1532.