Welcome to Richlands
Richlands is a vibrant, family-friendly community with small-town charm and a historic central business area.
Richlands is rich in history and relevant today. With new opportunities, new technologies and strategic planning, it's truly "a Great Place to Grow!"
Richlands has been a very attractive building location in recent years due to it's high quality of life and lower cost of living. We welcome you to visit Richlands through this site and learn more about our Town and community.
How the Town Operates
The town is governed by a Mayor and five Aldermen which are elected at large every two years. The Town Administrator is appointed by the board to handle day-to-day operations of the Town, including general supervision of town departments.
The Town Clerk, Chief of Police and Town Attorney are all hired by the Board of Alderman. You can learn more about our Officials and the Departments of the Town and the duties of those departments and staff in the pages of this site.
Richlands Community Building
The Richlands Community Building is available to rent. For more information contact Town Hall at 910-324-3301 or click here for more information. You may also view the Facility Use Policy and the Lease Agreement.
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The Town has started to pick up debris from Hurricane Matthew. Please be patient as this will take several weeks to finish. Also, remember to follow the yard waste policy when laying your debris by the curb.
Leaves, grass clippings and pine straw must be placed in bags, boxes and/or similar containers. Limbs must be no longer than six feet (6’) in length, with a diameter not to exceed ten (10) inches, and shall be placed with butt ends toward the street. The maximum amount of limbs that may be placed at the curb for collection for any one pickup shall be a stack 10 feet (10’) in length, four feet (4’) in height and six feet (6’) in width. Amounts greater than this shall be disposed of by private means . Fallen trees (whether by nature or man), stumps, roots and branches larger than ten (10) inches in diameter and exceed six feet (6’) in length are not collectible by the Town and must be disposed of by private means. Please note: Limbs generated by a professional landscaping service, tree service, lot clearing, or by the voluntary removal of trees will not be collected or disposed of by the Town.
Residents of the town can come pick up their free Prescription Drug Card at Town Hall compliments of NC League of Municipalities
State Regulations will not allow the disposal of TV's, computer monitors, towers, printers and microwaves at the landfill. Therefore the Town will not pick up any of these items. Residents of the Town must dispose of these items themselves. Please contact Onslow County at 455-4470 for the nearest convenience center.
Bulky Item Policy