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2016-2017 Fiscal Year Fee Schedule

The Town of Richlands charges various fees for several of the services that are provided.  These fees are charged in order to recover the cost of providing a service and replacing assets that are consumed by municipal activities.  The following table summarizes the fee schedule for various Town of Richlands services. View Fee Schedule Here.

 


Golf Cart Registration

The Town of Richlands is permitting golf carts that are registered with the Town and that meet certain safety requirements.  Click Here to learn more about the program and golf cart requirements.  For your convenience you may also print a copy of the application.

 


 

Lawn Maintenance Ordinance

The spring/summer season is fast approaching and that means that lawns are beginning to grow and mowers will soon be humming.  Please remember to keep your lawn well maintained and free of overgrown grass and weeds.  The Town Ordinance does not allow property owners to permit weed or tall grass to exceed an average of eight (8) inches in height.

*** Please Note that under the Solid Waste Ordinance, grass, yard waste and clippings are NOT permitted to fall or be placed on the street, curb, gutter, sidewalks or storm drain openings.   

The Public Works Department provides yard waste pick-up every Monday and Friday mornings.  Please have your clippings and leaves either bagged or boxed and placed curbside the evening prior.

 


 

New Bulky Item Pickup Policy Adopted

On July 7, 2009, the Richlands Board of Aldermen adopted a new bulky item pickup policy in response to the recent fee increases at the Onslow County Landfill as part of a County effort to enhance the recycling of certain electronic items.  Unfortunately, the Town will no longer be able to collect and dispose of televisions, computer monitors and microwave ovens placed at curbside.  These items will now have to either be brought to the landfill at the owner’s expense or brought to an appropriate recycling center for disposal.  The new bulky item policy link is here

 


 

Richlands Adds Zoning Applications and Other Forms to Site for Ease of Use - July 25, 2008

Town Hall has made several commonly required forms downloadable from the Ordinances & Forms page of the Richlands Town Web Site. This will make the needed documents more easily accessible to Town residents and business owners. The forms now available on line include: Zoning Permit Form, Flood Zone Development Application, Checklist for Construction in Flood Zones, Checklist for Mobile Home Installation in Flood Zones, and the Zoning Change and Appeal Application Form.

Visit the Ordinances & Forms page to download any of these documents in PDF form.


 

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