Menu Bottom

adopted by the council on March 9, 2015

The Village of Richland has the same mailbox replacement policy as the Kalamazoo County Road Commission. Any mailbox being physically struck by a DPW plow will be replaced at the expense of the village. Any mailbox damaged or destroyed by snow/ice being flung by a plow will not be repaired or replaced at the village's expense. 

Household Hazardous Waster New Hours
The Kalamazoo County Household Hazardous Waste has new hours.
Tuesday & Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
2nd Saturday: 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. (closed Aug. & Sept.)
Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


The Village has contracted with Michigan Township Services Southwest for all building permits.  If you need a building permit click on this link: for information and forms.  If you have any questions contact the village clerk at or call 269-629-9903 Monday-Thursday 9 am - 3 pm.

Richland Weather

Feb. 26
  • Winter Blast Half Marathon, 10k & 5k, 8am, Portage Central High School, 269-929-4954

March 3-5
  • 5th Annual "Under the Hood" Weekend, Gilmore Car Museum, FREE with museum admission
March 4
  • NXMW Film Festival,  Epic Center, 359 S Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, FREE
March 9-12
  • Kalamazoo Home and Garden Expo, Kalamazoo County Expo Center, 2900 Lake St, Kalamazoo, (269) 383-8778, Admission Fee
March 11
  • St. Patrick's Day Parade, 11 am, Kalamazoo
  • Disney-Pixar Ratatouille In Concert, 3 pm, Miller Auditorium,  2200 Auditorium Dr, Kalamazoo, (269) 349-7759 for ticket info
March 25
  • Kalamazoo's Ultimate Indoor Garage Sale, Kalamazoo County Expo Center, 2900 Lake St, Kalamazoo,  (269) 383-8778 Admission Fee 

Richland Township

Richland Community Library

Richland Area Community Center

Gull Lake Area Rotary
Gull Lake Area Rotary

Richland Area Business Association


The Village of Richland Council
Date: February 27, 2017
Location: 8985 Gull Road
Time: 6:30 pm

Items on the agenda:
Voting on proposed 2017-2018 Budget
Approval of VISA payment

A Friendly Reminder
Snow removal from sidewalks in front of a residence or business is the resident's responsibilityThe Department of Public Works removes snow from sidewalks as a service as time allows. 

Sec. 28-85Clearing of ice, snow, and other obstructions.
[Code 1959, § 30.112; Ord. of 6-13-2011(1)]
Failure of an owner or occupant of a parcel of real property on which a sidewalk abuts to keep such portion of the sidewalk clear from snow, ice or other obstruction that results in impairing or impeding travel on such sidewalk shall be declared a nuisance and is prohibited. Any accumulation of two or more inches of snow shall be considered sufficient to impair or impede free passage. Such accumulation must be removed within 12 hours of the cessation of snowfall; however, if snowfall ends between 6:00 p.m. and sunrise, the snow must be removed within 12 hours of sunrise.
From the County Road Association of Michigan
Tips on how to clear your driveway of snow

Avoid the "Second Shovel"
Richland Community Hall
The Community Hall is available for rent. Consider renting the Community Hall for graduation parties, bridal showers, baby showers, family celebrations, business meetings, weddings, wedding receptions, concerts, dance recitals, or other events.  The maximum capacity is 70. 
Click on the rental information below:

Richland Community Hall Rental Agreement
Community Hall Rental Rates
Community Hall Alcohol Policy Agreement

If you are interested in renting the facility, contact the clerk in the Village office to schedule a tour of the newly renovated Richland Community Hall.  269-629-9903 or Office hours are Monday - Thursday 9 am - 3 pm.