Permits and Licenses

Permitting Process and Online Submittals

The City of Richmond is pleased to offer a Citizen Portal for our citizens, businesses, and visitors to access government services online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To help you understand what is required for commercial submittals, please see our Commercial Plan Review Application in the list below.

The City of Richmond utilizes this program for the permitting process, including plan review and all residential and commercial permits. This streamlines the process in an open and accessible manner.

Online Submittal Portal

Permit and License Applications

All permit and license applications are available online through the Accela Portal. However, if you require a paper application or form, please use the links below.

Forms, Templates, and Brochures

The City of Richmond is pleased to offer additional documents and brochures a on a variety of topics. These can be found using the links below.