Urban Design

Richmond Hill strives to create urban spaces that are attractive, safe and memorable.

The City reviews development applications to ensure that they meet the City's urban design policies.

Urban Design Policies and Guidelines

These documents direct the urban design submissions that are required for development planning applications.

Urban Design Submission Requirements

Specific technical studies or design guidelines may be required as part of an application. 

Architectural Design Control

Architectural Control Guidelines provide clear direction on built form, exterior material, variety of styles and detailed features for individual houses.