4410 W. Streetsboro RD. | Richfield, OH 44286 | 330.659.9201
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We are a community that was founded in 1809 by Lancelot Mayes. It is understood from history and believed by our Historical Society that our community's name came from a weed that grew rich in our fields. 

In 1967, the Village of Richfield was formed and incorporated. The Village adopted a Charter, which allowed for the voting of a Mayor and seven council members. As of the 2010 census, we are a community of approximately 3,650 and growing. The community was founded on an agricultural basis. However, as times have changed, we are moving toward a mixed community of residential and commercial development. 

As with our forefathers, it is the hopes of the community to allow for growth but to maintain the rural character and nature that makes the Village of Richfield so unique. 

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Summit County

Weekly Traffic Advisory

Interstate 271 in Richfield Village & Richfield Township
(Wednesday, July 29 – until further notice)
Beginning Wednesday, July 29, the ramp from I-271 northbound to I-77 northbound will be closed through late October for a bridge replacement. The detour will be Brecksville Rd. to SR 176/Wheatley Rd. to I-77.
(Friday, July 31 – Saturday, August 1)
Beginning Friday evening, July 31, at 7 p.m., the ramp from I-271 southbound to I-77 southbound will be closed through Saturday, August 1, at 7 p.m. for bridge beam placement. The detour will be I-271 southbound to SR 94 to I-271 northbound to Brecksville Rd. to Wheatley Rd.
(until further notice)
  • Motorists traveling on I-271 northbound from just south of Broadview Rd. to just south of SR 303 should be aware of a bi-directional traffic pattern. Although two lanes of traffic are maintained in each direction on I-271 northbound traffic is split, with one lane of northbound traffic crossed over onto I-271 southbound, while the second lane remains on I-271 northbound. The right lane that remains on I-271 northbound is considered an exit only lane for Brecksville Rd. and I-77 northbound. Motorists who wish to stay on I-271 northbound need to remain in the left lane which crosses over onto I-271 southbound.
  • I-77 northbound and southbound under I-271 has various nightly lane restrictions between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. 
This work is part of a $46.4 million project to reconstruct the pavement along I-271 from Broadview Rd. to the Ohio Turnpike. Then entire project is scheduled to be completed by late July 2017.
(Monday, July 27 – until further notice)
Beginning on Monday, July 27, SR 176/Broadview Rd. between the Cuyahoga County line and I-77 will have various daily lane restrictions for resurfacing.
(until further notice)
SR 303 from the Medina County line to Major Rd. has various daily lane restrictions for resurfacing. This work is part of a $2.9 million project to resurface SR 303 from the Medina County line to Major Rd., resurface SR 176/Broadview Rd. between the Cuyahoga County line and I-77, make drainage repairs along SR 21 between I-77 and the Ohio Turnpike and minor bridge repairs. The entire project is scheduled to be completed by late September 2015.

#1 Suburb 2015

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mailbox policy 2015

To view the new 2015 Mailbox Policy, please click here.

Spring 2015 e-Newsletter

The Village of Richfield Spring 2015 e-Newsletter is now available. Please click here to view it now.
If you would like to receive future e-newsletter emails, please sign up for your free subscription today by clicking here.

Mayor Beshara's State of the Village Presentation

On April 1. 2015 Mayor Beshara gave her State of the Village Presentation at the Richfield Chamber Luncheon. Click here to see her presentation.

Richfield Green Parking Lot Plan

Please click here to view the Richfield Green Parking Lot plan.

2014 Departments Annual Reports

Departmental Annual Reports:
Please take a look at what our departments have been doing and their accomplishments in 2014.

Police Department
Finance/Tax Department
Fire Department
Recreation Department
Service Department
Senior Center
Planning & Zoning Department   

Draft - Design Guidelines for Historic District

Please see the following items regarding the Richfield Design Guidelines for the Historic District.
The Planning & Zoning Commission along with the Planning & Zoning Director are still reviewing these guidelines.

These are draft copies of the Design Guidelines:
Design Guidelines 08-12-14
Design Guidelines Revisions 10-1-14

November 25, 2014 Planning Commission Meeting Materials:
Historic District Buildings Map
Historic District Zoning Map
Historic Inventory with all dates
Richfield Village Design Summary for the Historic District
Richfield Village Design Guidelines 11-16-14

A Message from the Prosecutor


 Click here to view the June newsletter.


Click here to view the Resident's Guide To A Safer Walking and Biking Community.

Richfield Joint Recreation District


Please click Richfield Joint Recreation District to read more about the district.  For agendas, minutes, committee activities and much more, go to the District's website by clicking here www.rjrd.org.


The Village of Richfield Council and the Richfield Township Trustees approved legislation to form a Joint Recreation District for the purpose of purchasing Camp Crowell Hilaka located in Richfield Township.  November, 2014 a $7.1M Bond Levy and an Operating Levy to purchase and operate the property were passed.  The purchase and sale agreement are being executed and the transfer of property to RJRD has not been completed to date.  To keep up with the latest efforts of the RJRD Board of Trustees, visit their website posted above.  To visit the Friends of Camp Crowell-Hilaka visit their website http://www.friendsofcrowellhilaka.org/ or contact the Mayor or one of the Council members.

NOPEC MyEnergy MyWay

NOPEC is an organization of local governments in northeast Ohio that work cooperatively to provide a competitive environment for energy cost savings for individual customers and they are Richfield Village's electric aggregator.

NOPEC is proud to introduce a brand new public service program to help residents control their energy use and costs.

Please Click Here for further information and to get started in MyEnergy MyWay

• Breaking News

ROAD WORK UPDATE: Wheatley Road is now being resurfaced, expect delays. We anticipate the work to continue thru at least Friday, September 4th.
Event Calendar
Sr Ctr Trip: Portage Lakes Pontoon Boat - 10:00
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Sr Ctr Yoga $5 10:00
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Sr Ctr Reiki by appointment 11:30
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ZUMBA - Rec Ctr
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Ultimate Boot Camp Challenge @ Rec Ctr
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baseball field conditions

Today's Date: August 26, 2015

Updates posted by 3:30pm
each day  (M-F)
Field: Condition:
RWC Closed for Season-
Under Construction

RWS Open
Johnson Open
Town Hall Open


next cemetery board mtg

Tuesday, August 25, 2015  

6:30 pm  Townhall


Mayor's Corner

Currently, the new parking lot at the Village Green is underway.  

We anticipate the parking lot will be completed by July 24th. The plans can be viewed on our home page.

We also will be doing some mounding and planting of trees and shrubs in front of the old CF property on Brecksville Road. This plan was recommended to Council from our Tree and Landscape Commission.

Paving projects in the Village on State routes 303, 176 and Brecksville Road will begin soon. More information will be posted when dates are confirmed with ODOT. 

Also along with warm weather, we see many children out on their bikes, on our sidewalks and parks, so please be mindful and take care when driving through our community.

Have a wonderful summer and enjoy each day that we are given.


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- Mayor Bobbie Beshara
4410 W. Streetsboro Rd. | Richfield, OH 44286 | 330.659.9201