Richmond Hill Council Appoints Ward 4 Councillor

Raika Sheppard will represent Ward 4 for the remainder of the current Council term Richmond Hill – At the March 22 Special Council Meeting, Raika Sheppard was appointed Ward 4 Councillor. Sheppard holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from York University and Juris Doctorate from Taft University. A licensed realtor, she is manager of […]


Night closures on Stouffville Road to protect endangered species The City of Richmond Hill is home to one of the few known populations of Jefferson Salamanders in York Region. York Region is working in partnership with Toronto Region Conservation Authority and City of Richmond Hill to help ensure their survival. During this time of year, […]

Exciting Future Ahead for Parks, Recreation and Culture in Richmond Hill

Plans Will Be Developed To Support An Active And Healthy, Environmentally Sustainable, Culturally Vibrant City Richmond Hill – Council has endorsed the key directions driving a future update to the City’s Parks Plan and the development of a combined Recreation and Culture Plan to guide the future of related amenities and services to 2031. As […]


Statistics Canada has released data from the 2021 Census of Population, which revealed interesting population trends in York Region. The summaries below present statistics for York Region and its nine local municipalities: York Region Population in 2021: Population and Dwelling Counts Additional Census data will be available in the coming weeks. To access other York Region […]


In recognition of the late fall weather in Richmond Hill this year, the City has added one more week of yard waste collection to the schedule. The final yard waste collection of 2021 will now take place the week of December 14. Yard waste is collected on residents’ regular waste collection day. Yard waste includes […]

Richmond Hill to Invest $77 Million in the Community

2022 Draft Capital Budget to Update roads, stormwater facilities and community centres   Richmond Hill Council continues to deliver on its priority of fiscal responsibility with a $77 million draft 2022 capital budget that will focus on efficient and well-timed maintenance of core City assets.  Richmond Hill’s capital budgeting process underwent a comprehensive review in 2021 […]


City seeking public comments on Draft Richmond Hill Centre Secondary Plan The City of Richmond Hill has released the draft Secondary Plan for the Richmond Hill Centre (area northeast of the intersection of Yonge Street and Highway 7) for public comments. Richmond Hill Centre will be a new downtown for Richmond Hill. Located at the […]