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Posted on: August 13, 2020

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The cases of COVID-19 in Contra Costa County and the City of Richmond are rising. This is a critical time in our response to the pandemic.

COVID-19 is spread primarily by contact with others. We all have to do our part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 to loved ones, neighbors, and community members. State and county public health directives prohibit professional, social and co...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

City of Richmond Provides Easy “Contactless” Building Permit Application Process

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Richmond has implemented a new process, within its existing digital eTRAKiT permit portal, to provide for contactless building permit application and approval.

In the current COVID-19 environment, such contactless processes are an important way to better serve the community, giving people a safe, easy way to handle their business with the City during the ongoing shelter-in-place. 


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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Richmond and Oakland 2020 Census Challenge

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Tom Butt, Mayor of Richmond, and Libby Schaaf, Mayor of Oakland, have agreed to a friendly intercity challenge to get as many residents in their cities to respond to the 2020 Census. Don’t miss being counted and help the City of Richmond!

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