The Access Richmond Hill Contact Centre provides assistance for general inquiries, responds to questions or concerns regarding programs and services as well as accepts in person payments.
225 East Beaver Creek Road, Ground Floor, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 3P4
Hours of Service:
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Report a problem with a service, e.g. missed garbage collection, overnight parking, potholes, street lights, etc...
Richmond Hill's Healthy Yards Program provides the community with information and materials to help take care of your lawn, trees and garden and help improve the natural environment. The Program also offers residents the opportunity to buy subsidized native plant kits, backyard composters and rain barrels every spring.
Native plant is a term used to describe plants that occur naturally and have existed for many years in a given area. Why grow native plants?
Due to an overwhelming response, we are sold out of plant kits, rain barrels and backyard composters. As a result, the 2017 sale is closed. We apologize for any inconvenience.
If you would like to be notified when the 2018 sale starts, subscribe to this page by clicking on 'Receive email updates' at the bottom of the page.
At the Healthy Yards Event, residents can:
The Backyard Tree Planting Program provides trees to residents at a reduced price. Trees range from 5' to 8' and costs range from $150 to $220. The cost of the tree includes a site consultation with a tree specialist, one tree and full planting service. You can also get shrubs, native garden kits and edible garden kits.
The Program is a partnership between Richmond Hill, York Region and the Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests (LEAF). LEAF has planted more than 17,000 native trees and shrubs in residential backyards since 1996.
Call LEAF at 416-413-9244 for more information about their program.
Are you proud of your healthy yard and beautiful garden? Richmond Hill Blooms is an event that allows the community to showcase the best gardens in Richmond Hill. Learn how to nominate a garden for the annual Richmond Hill Blooms contest.
The Canadian Wildlife Federation's Backyard Habitat Certification Program recognizes the amazing efforts Canadians are taking to meet the habitat needs of wildlife, and allows individuals to have their property certified by officially designating their gardens as wildlife friendly. Whether you have a small patio or acres of land, your property may receive certification once specific criteria and established best practices are met.
Master Gardeners of Ontario Inc. is a group of trained and certified volunteers who give gardening advice to the general public.