City Services

Library and Museum

The Springfield Public Library is temporarily closed except except by appointment and the Springfield Museum is temporarily closed to visitors. Community members may continue to access all online Library resources at www.wheremindsgrow.org and call the Library from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Saturday.

  • Book drop returns are open at both City Hall and Splash! at Lively Park.
  • Curbside pickup of items is available Monday-Saturday

 

Courts

Any community member who wishes to conduct court business such as filing papers, paying fines, inquiring about pending cases, or any other matter should contact the court by phone at 541.726.3748, or email at courts@springfield-or.gov or postal mail to 230 4th St., Springfield, OR 97477.

Court proceedings deemed necessary by the court will be scheduled and conducted by video-conference or telephone to the extent possible. Necessary court matters include criminal arraignments, release hearings, criminal changes of plea, and sentencing hearings. Any community member who wishes to observe court shall notify court personnel by using the telephone located inside the vestibule at the Springfield Justice Center. All community members must wear a face cloth cover while inside the Springfield Justice Center, and practice physical distancing in the courtroom. Individuals who exhibit symptoms associated with COVID-19 or who fail to follow the listed safeguards will be directed to leave the premises.

Effective Monday, June 22, 2020, the Springfield Municipal Court is enacting the following docket changes in consideration of the guidelines issued by the City of Springfield:

  • All jury and non-jury criminal trials that are not time-sensitive will be reset to future dates. Please contact the court for further details.
  • If you have received a jury summons, please call the number on the summons to confirm your final juror instructions.
  • If you have a criminal trial pending in the Springfield Municipal Court, please contact your defense attorney for further instructions. If you do not have an attorney, please contact the court at 541.726.3748 or courts@springfield-or.gov for further instructions.
  • If you have a traffic/violation trial pending in the Springfield Municipal Court, please contact the court at 541.726.3748 or courts@springfield-or.gov for further instructions. If you would like to have a trial by written declaration, court staff will provide you with the required forms.
  • If you have a citation or notice that requires you to appear before the Springfield Municipal Court, and an attorney represents you, please contact your attorney for instructions. If an attorney does not represent you, contact the court prior to your required appearance date at 541.726.3748 or courts@springfield-or.gov . You may be able to “appear by phone” or to log into our “virtual court” portal to appear by video-teleconference.
  • If you have a criminal matter pending with the court and cannot appear by telephone or video-teleconference, please contact the court at 541.726.3748 or courts@springfield-or.gov to schedule an in-person appearance before the court.

 

Development and Public Works

For any development related questions, please start by emailing developmentcenter@springfield-or.gov or calling 541.726.3753. Our Development Center counter in City Hall is currently open from 8:00 am to noon and 1:00 to 4:00 pm on Tuesdays and Fridays for walk-ins. State COVID-19 guidelines must be followed.

Virtual meetings and appointments can be scheduled at most times during normal business hours by emailing developmentcenter@springfield-or.gov. Our online services are fully open, operational and available on our Development and Public Works Resource Center page.

Customers can also visit the following City of Springfield webpages for additional information:

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Reopening City Hall

We have created a guide for City staff about returning to the workplace – Reopening_Playbook_Ver3_7-27-20