Public Engagement

The City of Richmond wants to hear from you.

It is our commitment to be inclusive and accountable to our citizens. Please take the time to visit one of our open houses, fill out one of our online surveys or write to us. Your views and comments are important to us, and we want you to have your say. is an interactive discussion forum and community engagement website where you can give feedback on a current project or read the archives of past discussions.

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Responsible drinking in Richmond parks Sat, Oct. 7, 2023 
Vote for your favourite 2023 street banner  Sun, Oct. 8, 2023 
Flood protection at the City of Richmond Ongoing

Ongoing Feedback Opportunities

Talk To City Council

Email City Council
You can make your opinions known to our City Councillors at any time on any topic by sending an email to or by mailing or delivering your letter to Richmond City Hall. Call 604-276-4134 to directly contact a member of City Council.

Speak at regular Council Meeting
You may also speak directly to Council at their regular Council meetings or Council Committee meetings. To learn the procedures for being a delegation at a Council or Council Committee meeting please go to Council Process in the City hall section.

Monthly Public Hearings

City Council also hosts monthly Public Hearings to discuss proposed land use rezoning and other matters for more details visit About Public Hearings in the City Hall section.

Become a Committee or Advisory Committee Member

You can volunteer your time as a member of a Committee or Advisory Committee to Council.  The Committees are designed so the public can provide input to Council on emerging issues and specific areas of concern to Richmond.

Committee members attend regularly scheduled meetings and make consensus-based recommendations to Council, having a voice and impact on Council decisions.

To learn more, visit the Advisory Bodies page.

External Consultations of Interest to Richmond Residents

As a public service, we encourage Richmond residents to participate in consultative initiatives by other public authorities. However, these initiatives are not undertaken by the City of Richmond and we have no role in the conduct of this activity or the outcome.

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