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In an effort to keep Village citizens as up-to-date as possible, we are creating an email list for timely reminders, local news and last-minute notifications. If you would like to be added to the email list, please submit your email address to the Village Clerk at

Household Hazardous Waste
A Free Service to Rid Your Home of Household Chemicals and Electronics
INFO HOTLINE 373-5211 or
Batteries, Computers, Cleaners, Gasoline, Mercury, Oil-Based Paints, Garden Chemicals, Used Motor Oil, Televisions, Business Waste-for a fee
Latex Paint

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.

1301 Lamont Ave. Kalamazoo, MI 49048
(Next to the Fairgrounds)



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 Area Community Center

Gull Lake Area Rotary
Gull Lake Area Rotary

Richland Area Business Association

Richland Weather

DELANO FARMS FALL FEST, 1:00-4:00 PM, DeLano Homestead, 555 W E Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49009, 269-381-1574, Admission Fee

BLUE OYSTER CULT @ THE KALAMAZOO STATE THEATRE, 6:30 - 9:30 PM,  Kalamazoo State Theatre, 269-345-6500, Admission Fee

THE HAUNTED HALLOW, 8:00 pm -12:00 am, Olde World Village13215 M-96, Galesburg, MI 49053, Admission Fee



Richland Township

Richland Community Library

Richland Connections

There are currently three vacancies on the ZBA that the Village is trying to fill.  The responsibilities of the ZBA are as follows:

a) Hear and decide appeals for interpretation of the provisions of this ordinance.

b) Hear and decide appeals from and review any administrative order, requirement, decision or determination made by the zoning official.

c) Determine the precise location of the boundary lines between zoning districts when there is dissatisfaction with a decision on such subject made by the zoning official.

d) Grant nonuse variances relating to the construction, structural changes, or alterations of buildings or structures related to dimensional requirements of the Zoning Ordinance or to any other nonuse-related standard in this Ordinance where there are practical difficulties in the way of carrying out the strict letter of this Ordinance so that the spirit of the Ordinance shall be observed, public health and safety secured, and substantial justice done.

If you or someone you know may be interested in filling these vacancies, please contact the village clerk by email (
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:

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.
The Richland Farmers' Market is Back and It's at the RACC!!
Wednesdays are Market Days!
Moved to the RACC!
3:00-6:30 pm

(extended hours)
May 10-October 4

9400 East CD Ave
Richland, MI 49053
If you would like to be a part of this years exciting new season, please see the attached application below.
2017 Vendor Application