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The Development and Public Works (DPW) Department is organized into three divisions.

  • 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, Division Director

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

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

Public Notices or Hearings

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING:

Notice #1

Public Hearing Notice: A joint public hearing of the Springfield Planning Commission and Lane County Planning Commission will be held on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 6:00 pm via Zoom to consider amendments to the Springfield Development Code.

The joint Planning Commissions will hold a regular joint session on this topic starting at 6:00 pm on the same date.

The City of Springfield is proposing amendments to multiple sections of the Springfield Development Code. The proposed updates are intended modernize the development code and incorporate state law changes. The City of Springfield Planning case number is 811-18-000224-TYP4. The Lane County permit number is 509-PA21-5996. Lane Code Chapter 10.600-15(1) is proposed to be amended to implement the proposed changes.

The proposed amendments, applicable criteria, and Zoom link are available under the Planning Commission’s January 18, 2022 meeting at www.springfieldoregonspeaks.org. Documents are also available for free inspection at the Development Center within City Hall, 225 Fifth Street and at the Lane County Customer Service Center, 3050 N. Delta Hwy in Eugene. Copies of documents are available at a reasonable cost. Phone: 541-736-7135 for Springfield and 541-682-6903 for Lane County. A staff report will be available at the Development Center and at springfieldoregonspeaks.org 7 days before the hearing.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE OR SUBMIT COMMENTS: Written comments should be submitted to springfieldoregonspeaks.org prior to the hearing, up until 5:00 pm, on January 4, 2022 for the Planning Commission’s public hearing. Oral statements and testimony must be given at the public hearing.

Notice #2

Public Hearing Notice
The Springfield Planning Commission will hear all testimony for and against the proposal on Tuesday February 1, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.  The Planning Commission meeting and public hearing will be conducted online via Zoom meeting.  Details for accessing the Planning Commission meeting and public hearing also will be posted at http://springfieldoregonspeaks.org by January 24, 2022.

Nature of the Application:  Type III Zoning Map Amendment.  Case No. 811-21-000294-TYP3 Catholic Community Services of Lane County.  Applicant proposes to amend the Springfield Zoning Map to change the zoning for the approximately one-acre property from Low Density Residential (LDR) to Neighborhood Commercial (NC).  The zone change is proposed to accommodate the existing non-residential use on the property )(i.e. a former church building currently used for a non-profit service agency) and to allow the applicant to modify or expand the use on the sire in accordance with the provisions of the Springfield Development Code (SDC).  For complete Notice Click Here.

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Our City Hall hours have been temporarily reduced in response to COVID-19.

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 through Fridays for walk-ins. Any State COVID-19 guidelines in place must be followed.

Please visit our Development & Public Works Resource Center page for a full listing of current permitting information. Thank you for your understanding and stay safe!

Additional information is also available on the following City of Springfield web pages:

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Springfield’s Master Fees and Charges:

Master Fees and Charges Schedule as of July 1, 2021

Springfield has new sign requirements.  They’ve been added to Springfield’s Downtown Planning page:

RV Occupancy for Private Property, temporary guidelines:

RV Guidelines for Private Property (temporary)

Projects Underway

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

Temporary Counter Hours8 a.m. to noon, 1- 4 p.m., Tuesdays through Fridays
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