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

Permits and Applications

Please utilize the above online portal for all applications. However, if you require a paper application or form, please use the links below. You will also find informational brochures for your use.

City License Applications

Forms, Templates, and Brochures

The City of Richmond is pleased to offer informational brochures on a range of topics. These can be found at the links below.