The Director of Permitting and Inspections 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.

All residential rental property in the City of Richwood must be inspected prior to rental. This includes Multi-family and single family residential rental properties.

Building Permits are required for most types of construction within the City. Before commencing any work, please contact City Hall at 979-265-2082 to see if a permit is required.