Soil & Water

As many of you know Governor DeWine has declared a state of emergency to protect the well-being of the citizens of Ohio in regard to the Coronavirus.  Richland county has set up a website for more Coronavirus information: Richland County COVID-19 Notifications. In light of this executive order, Richland Soil & Water is implementing a temporary policy to allow for staff to work from home, avoid non-essential travel, and cancel in person meetings.  The Richland SWCD Board Meeting for March 19, 2020 is cancelled.

Here is how to reach us: 

Storm Permit Information: You will find a great list of resources here, including the stormwater permit applications and checklist.  Please submit your stormwater permit application and additional documents via email to or through US Mail by sending to: Richland SWCD
1459 W. Longview Ave
Suite 205B
Mansfield, OH  44906

Stormwater permits may be paid by check and mailed to Richland SWCD office

Agriculture Pollution Abatement concerns can be reported by calling (614) 265-6610.   

We apologize for this interruption. However, your health and the health of our board, staff and volunteers is our foremost concern.  We appreciate your patience and understanding.