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Village of Richmond Restricts Access to Village Hall Lobby (5600 Hunter Drive) and Public Works Facility (10810 Rt 12) due to COVID-19.

Effective immediately, March 19th, 2020 the Village of Richmond will be closing public access to Village Hall and the Public Works Facility until further notice. This is an attempt to mitigate the risk of spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) to Village employees and community residents.

The Village is following the lead of the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the State of Illinois and the McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) to maintain community safety, secure our facilities and ensure a healthy workforce.  

While Village Hall/Public Works Facility will be closed to the public, residents can contact us in the following manner:

Email: (Admin)

Email: (Public Works)

Phone: 815-678-4040 (Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm)


or by Mail (5600 Hunter Drive, Richmond, IL 60071)

Introducing Utility E-billing!

The Village is proud to offer an environmentally friendly alternative for our utility customers and residents with E-billing! No more waiting for the mail, or wasteful paper bills. Access your water and sewer utility bill online through our EPAY eCommerce portal, receive e-mail notification when your bill is ready and say hello to convenience!

Follow this link for instructions: Utility E-Billing Guide

For even MORE convenience remember the village offers DIRECT PAY! Never miss a bill again, or pay a late fee.

Utility Bill Direct Pay

Have you heard about the newest service available in the Village? We now offer direct pay for your utility bills- no more dealing with checks and late fees. 

Direct Pay makes it more convenient for you to make your water payments to the Village of Richmond. Payments will be automatically deducted from your checking or savings account and credited to your water account on the bill’s due date. To enroll in Direct Pay, please complete this application and return it with a voided check attached by mail to Village of Richmond at 5600 Hunter Drive, Richmond, IL 60071, in person to Village Hall/Front drop-box or by E-Mail to

See form here: Direct Pay

Congrats 2019 4A Football State Champions Richmond-Burton Rockets!!!

Come out and celebrate the 2019 4A Football State Champions Richmond-Burton Rockets on Sunday, December 1st! The celebration will begin with a parade at 2 PM. The parade will start at Nippersink Middle School and travel north on Route 12 to Broadway, then travel west to Richmond Grade School. Please use the municipal parking lot, side streets and Richmond Grade School to park. At the conclusion of the parade join us for an assembly in R-B’s gym at 3 PM.

McHenry County Open Burning of Landscape Regulations

With the spring here, and summer approaching, please be aware of the burning regulations put in place by McHenry County: McHenry County Burning Regulations


  • Burning of manure, garbage, litter, etc. on any property in McHenry County
  • Burning of landscape waste within 100′ of a habitable structure (i.e. residence, school, etc.)
  • Burning of landscape waste within 50′ of a non-habitable structure (i.e. detached garage, barn, etc.)


  • Only landscape waste and only on the property where the landscape waste was generated
  • Only during the months of April, May, October and November (weekends only)
  • Only between dawn and dusk
  • Only when the winds are less than 10 mph
  • Must be supervised by an individual at least 18 years of age
  • A fire extinguisher, garden hose, or water source must be available by the burning site.


Burning of on-site generated landscape waste 500′ or greater from a habitable structure is allowed:

1. During any month of the year
2. On any day of the week
3. At any time of the day

Note:  All other prohibitions/restrictions apply.


  • Recreational fires, not larger than 3’x3’x3′, and excludes leaves, grass or shrubbery clippings
  • Ceremonial fires (bonfires) larger than 3’x3’x3′, and excludes leaves, grass or shrubbery clippings; permit required from McHenry County Department of Health
  • Habitat Reclamation or Firefighter


Any officer of the McHenry County Department of Health, law enforcement agency, fire department or fire protection district is authorized to enforce the provisions of this Ordinance.

Estas Reglas son aplicables para todas las zonas del Condado de McHenry: McHenry County Burning Regulations (Spanish)