Development & Public Works Department

The Development and Public Works (DPW) Department was recently organized into three divisions. The Community Development and Current Development Divisions are now one division. In the coming months changes will occur to some of our web pages to reflect this change.


News and Public Notices

Notice of Public Hearing

A Public Hearing of the Springfield City Council will be held Monday November 18, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. in the Council Chambers, Springfield City Hall, 225 Fifth Street, Springfield, Oregon, To Consider the Following Proposal, Regarding:

Annexation of Territory to the City of Springfield and Willamalane Park & Recreation District, and  Withdrawal of Territory from the Willakenzie/Springfield Rural Fire Protection District (RFPD), said territory being property located at Assessor’s Map 18-02-06-14, Tax Lot(s) 7000 & 7100.  These parcels have not yet been municipally addressed. The Annexation territory is located within the City’s Urban Growth Boundary and it abuts the City limits line along its eastern and northern boundaries.  The Planning case number for this application is 811-19-000192-TYP4.  For complete notice please click here.

Master Fees and Charges Schedule as of July 1, 2019
New Sign Requirements in the Downtown Sign District – Effective July 17, 2019


Projects Underway

Virginia-Daisy Project

Virginia Avenue and Daisy Street have been identified for street design changes to provide a safe and comfortable bicycle corridor that can be used by people of all ages and abilities. The corridor will provide [...]

Main Street Safety Project

Springfield’s Main Street is consistently ranked as one of the most unsafe city streets in Oregon based on the severity and frequency of traffic crashes. The City of Springfield and the Oregon Department of Transportation have launched the [...]

Development Code Update Project

The Purpose of the Development Code Update Project is to change the Springfield Development Code to support efficient, timely, and clear development review. The updated Development Code will support Springfield’s economic development priorities and will [...]

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Contact Us

Hours for Administration8 a.m. to noon, 1- 4 p.m., Monday-Friday
Address 225 Fifth Street, Springfield Oregon, 97477
Hours for Operations & Maintenance8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
Address201 S. 18th Street, Springfield Oregon, 97477
Phone 541.726.3761
Building Inspection Line 541.726.3769
Business Licenses541.726.3662
Community Development541.736.7135
Comprehensive Planning541.736.7135
Emergency Management541.736.1026
Environmental Services 541.726.3694
Housing541.736.1039/Fax 541.726.2309
Planning & Building Permits541.726.3753/541.726.3759