- Boards & Commissions
Boards & Commissions
The purpose of boards, committees and commissions is to advise the City Council on areas of community interest.
Advisory boards cannot pass ordinances. Their purpose is to study the concerns at hand and make recommendations to the City Council. Volunteers are appointed by the City Council and must be registered voters and reside within the City unless further noted. A copy of the agenda for each meeting is posted at City Hall for public viewing at least 72 hours prior to all scheduled meetings.
For information about vacancies and application procedures, contact the City Secretary.
Regular meetings of the Richland Hills City Council and Boards are broadcast online and archived for on demand viewing at your convenience. View meeting videos on the Live City Meetings page.
Animal Shelter Advisory Board
The Richland Hills Animal Shelter Advisory Board advises the City Council regarding the procedures for the care and maintenance of animal shelter facilities and impounded animals to ensure compliance with state law.
Building Board of Appeals
The powers, duties and responsibilities of the Building Board of Appeals shall be to hear, consider and determine substandard building cases.
Crime Control & Prevention District
The CCPD Board is responsible for establishing the CCPD annual budget, setting policies, overseeing expenditures and evaluating programs funded by the District.
Planning & Zoning Commission
The City of Richland Hills Planning & Zoning Commission makes recommendations to the City Council regarding land use issues, rezoning requests, Specific Use Permits, amendments to the zoning ordinance and other development regulations, and amendments to and updates of the Master Plan.
Richland Hills Development Corporation
The City of Richland Hills Development Corporation was created as authorized by the Development Act of 1979, Section 4B, to act on the City's behalf in the promotion and financing of projects for infrastructure improvements, parks and park facilities, and economic development within the City of Richland Hills.
Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 1
The purpose of the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) No. 1 Board is to oversee the project and financing plan for Richland Hills Tax Increment Financing District, known as the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 1.
Zoning Board of Adjustment
The Zoning Board of Adjustment shall have the authority to act upon all matters which it is required or authorized to consider by ordinance or State law.