View all departments listed alphabetically.
The Richland County Department of Building Codes and Inspections ensures that building codes are adhered to during construction and maintenance.
The Richland County Business Operations departments deal with a variety of administrative and planning tasks that keep the county running smoothly.
The Richland County Office of Community Development administers grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to improve low-income neighborhoods.
The Conservation Department works to conserve and protect Richland’s natural, cultural and historical resources.
The Development Services website provides all the information required to develop property from conception to completion in Richland County.
The members of County Council and their administration direct and coordinate the operations of the Richland County Government.
The Richland County Department of Government and Community Services (GCS) serves as an education and awareness hub and facilitates resolving constituent concerns by bridging the gap between County departments and residents' needs.
The Richland County Grants Department manages a variety of grants and programs available to residents, communities and organizations.
Health and Social Services improves the quality of life for residents by fostering health and well-being and protecting vulnerable populations.
The legislature creates and approves the laws and regulations that govern the County.
Licensing and Registration issues pet licenses, business licenses and marriage licenses.
Office of Small Business Opportunity
The Planning and Development Services Department revitalizes communities in Richland County by balancing environmental and economic concerns and creating incentives for redeveloping sites.
The Public Information Office increases public awareness and understanding of Richland County Government and acts as a point of contact for County information to assist the news media, residents, elected officials, County employees and other government agencies.
Public Safety encompasses emergency services, law enforcement and animal services.
Public Works is responsible for providing engineering services, maintaining County roadways and managing stormwater infrastructure.
Solid Waste & Recycling provides waste management services in order to enhance public safety and public health.
The offices of the Richland County Assessor, Auditor and Treasurer calculate and collect property and other taxes.
The Transportation Department manages the Richland County Transportation Penny Program, which constructs a variety of roadway and pedestrian/bikeway/greenway projects throughout the County.
The Utilities Department provides clean water and sanitary sewer systems.
The Voter Registration & Elections Office provides every citizen with the opportunity to register to vote, and is dedicated to maintaining the integrity and accuracy of improving the voting process.