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.

  • Community Development: looks at the long-term future of the community and how we might grow, and oversees changes to property inside the City or the Urban Growth Boundary around it. Tom Boyatt, Deputy Director

  • Environmental Services: protects Springfield’s water resources by managing a stormwater program and partnering in the regional wastewater program. Matt Stouder, Deputy Director

  • Operations: keeps the City’s systems- streets (including traffic signals), wastewater, stormwater- running smoothly. Brian Conlon, Deputy Director

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Public Notices or Hearings

Notice of Public Hearing

A PUBLIC HEARING OF THE SPRINGFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY SEPTEMBER22, 2020 AT 7:00 P.M.; AND A PUBLIC HEARING OF THE SPRINGFIELD CITY COUNCIL WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY OCTOBER 19, 2020 AT 7:00 P.M.  BOTH HEARINGS WILL BE HELD ONLINE VIA GOTOMEETING PLATFORM AND NN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS, SPRINGFIELD, CITY HALL, 225 FIFTH STREET, SPRINGFIELD, OREGON TO CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING PROPOSAL:

Type I Metro Plan Amendment and concurrent Zoning Map Amendment.  Proposal to amend the adopted Metro Plan diagram to change the zoning designaton for approximately 36.57 acres from Commercial to Medium Density Residential (MDR).  The applicant is also proposing to remove the Nodal Development Overlay from 81.37 acres of property.  Concurrent with the Metro Plan Amendment, the proposal would amend the Springfield Zoning Map t change the zoning for 45.63 acres from Mixed Use Commercial (MUC) to  21.22 MDR,  acres of Public Land and Open Space (PLO), and 9.06 acres of Community Commercial (CC).  The property subject to the proposal is located north of Marcola Road and west of 28th and 31st Streets (Assessor’s Map 17-02-30-00, Tax Lot 1800 & Map 17-03-25-11, Tax Lot 2300).  The Planning case numbers for the application are 811-20-000118-TYP4 (Metro Plan amendment) and 811-20-000117-TYP3 (Zoning Map amendment) CLICK HERE for complete notice

Thank you Springfield voters for the passage of the Bond Measure 20-296!

Read the 2019 Bond Measure Annual Report

2019 Completed Projects

Grind and overlay of 14th Street – Main Street to A Street and E Street to G Street

Grind and overlay of Commercial Street – from 42nd Street west approximately 450 feet

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Effective Wednesday, March 26, 2020, City Hall is temporarily closed to visitors.

To continue to offer services, we encourage community members to:

Review our TEMPORARY COVID-19 RESPONSE MEASURES – Permit Intake and Payment Changes

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

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Master Fees and Charges Schedule as of July 1, 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

Hours8 a.m. to noon, 1- 4 p.m., Monday-Friday
Address 225 Fifth Street, Springfield Oregon, 97477
Phone541.726.3753
Fax541.726.2309
Emaildpw@springfield-or.gov
Hours for Operations & Maintenance8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
Address201 S. 18th Street, Springfield Oregon, 97477
Phone 541.726.3761
Fax541.726.3621
Emaildpw@springfield-or.gov
Building Inspection Line 541.726.3769
Business Licenses541.726.3662
Community Development541.726.3753
Comprehensive Planning541.736.7135
Emergency Management541.736.1026
Engineering541.726.3753
Environmental Services 541.726.3694
Housing541.736.1039/Fax 541.726.2309
Planning & Building Permits541.726.3753/541.726.3759