Quality of Life


RCRPC: Who We Are

Over fifty years ago, a group of Richland County community leaders saw the need for planning. They envisioned that the issues a regional planning agency could address would range from infrastructure to zoning. They wanted to deal with issues affecting the development of the region as a whole, which do not begin and terminate within the boundaries of any single municipality. The City of Mansfield and Richland County jointly created the Richland County Regional Planning Commission in 1959 to undertake this planning. The organization carries on today still true to its original purpose -- most notably in the ongoing focus on issues that "affect the development of the Region as a whole."



RCRPC will provide innovative information and regional planning services, in a professional and ethical manner, to our community partners and the general public, to facilitate the implementation of regional and local goals.

The ZSL committee of the RCRPC meets second Tuesday of the month to consider requests

click here for details.

Are You Planning to build in Richland County ?

Click here for an homebuilders guide to building in Richland County

To view update and public involvement, click here 

Spring 2020 Newsletter

Click here to read and subscribe to our quarterly newsletters!

Access Ohio 2045 Plan

Click here to download the Draft Access Ohio 2045 Plan and participate in the public comment Survey


Important Notices



Would you like to be a part of the team that helps shape the transportation network in the Richland County area so it meets the demands and challenges of our future? We are hiring a Senior Transportation Planner to work on our team.

Ohio Public Works Commission and Clean Ohio Applications Notice



District 16 is now soliciting applications for Issue 1 Infrastructure Projects and Clean Ohio Conservation Projects.

Please visit for D16 Integrating Committee and NRAC updates about meeting dates and application solicitation for FY 2022.


Richland County OPWC Infrastructure Applications Due

Richland County OPWC Infrastructure applications for Round 35 (FY 2022) will be due on October 9, 2020, by 4 PM at the Richland County Regional Planning Commission Office. Projects will be prioritized at the Full Commission meeting on October 28th, 2020.





Tel. 419-774-5684

Fax. 419-774-5685

19 N Main Street

Mansfield, OH 44902

Monday - Friday

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


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