Permits and Licenses

Town of Richlands processes and issues various permits and licenses. Permits and License applications may be obtained from the Town Hall or printed from web page. For questions regarding type or required permit/license contact the Town of Richlands Finance Office (276) 964-2566.

Residential Utility Service Applications

A Utility Service Application is required in order to establish electric, water/sewer and garbage services with the Town of Richlands. A Valid photo identification is required. Property owners need proof of ownership. Rentals need to complete Landlord Verification Form. Fees may apply. Residential Application may be accessed HERE

Commercial Utility Service Applications

A Utility Service Application is required in order to establish electric, water/sewer and garbage services with the Town of Richlands. A Zoning Permit is required. Fees Required. A Valid photo identification is required.Rentals need to complete Landlord Verification Form. Commercial Application may be accessed HERE

Dusk to Dawn Rental Light

A Twelve Month rental agreement is required for installation of dusk to dawn lights. Fees are based on type light requested. A site inspection by the town is mandatory prior to installation. Rental agreement may be accessed HERE

Business License

New Businesses are required to complete a Commercial Service Application a Business License Application(must be filed annually) and Zoning Permit

ZONING PERMITS

General Zoning Permits

A General Zoning Permit is required for all Erections, Placements, New Construction, Re-Construction, Alterations or Additions

Business Operation Zoning Permits

A Zoning Permit for Business Operation is required for approval to operate a business in the Town of Richlands

Placement of Manufactured Housing

A Manufactured Housing Permit is required for the placement of Manufactured Housing