View all departments by alphabetic listing.
The Richland County Department of Building Codes and Inspections ensures that building codes are being adhered to during construction and maintenance.
The Richland County Business Operations departments deal with a variety of administrative and planning tasks that keep Richland 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 Elections Commission Office is dedicated to maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the election process.
The members of County Council and their administration direct and coordinate the operations of the Richland County government.
Richland County Grants Department has a variety of grants and programs available to citizens, communities and organizations.
Health and Social Services improve the quality of life for our citizens by fostering health and well-being and protecting vulnerable populations.
The legislature creates and approves the laws and regulations that govern our county.
Licensing and Registration issues pet licenses, business licenses, and marriage licenses.
The Department of Planning and Development revitalizes communities in Richland County by balancing environmental and economic concerns and creating incentives for redeveloping sites.
Public Safety encompasses emergency services, law enforcement, animal services and victims’ assistance.
The Department of Public Works is responsible for providing engineering services, maintaining county roads and managing county stormwater infrastructure.
Solid Waste provides waste management services in order to enhance public safety and public health.
Richland County Office of Sustainability is committed to enriching our environment, community, and economy by reducing emissions, increasing energy efficiency and reducing waste.
The Offices of the Richland County Assessor, Auditor and Treasurer calculate and collect property and other taxes.
The Utilities Department provides clean water and sanitary sewer systems.
The Board of Voter Registration 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.