Development & Public Works Department

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:

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE OF THE SPRINGFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2021 AT 7:00 p.m. VIA ZOOM ONLINE MEETING PLATFORM TO CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING PROPOSAL.

Discretionary Use & Site Plan Review Applications.  Applicant proposes the development of a new neighborhood park and bicycle playground on two vacant parcels that total 5.7 acres, with each parcel being approximately 2.85 acres.  The properties subject to this proposal are located west of 31st Street, east of Otto Street, and just north of the EWEB.  The Planning case numbers for these applications are 811-21-000142-TYP2 Site Plan Review and 811-21-000143-TYP3 Discretionary Use.  For complete notice click here.

Fixing Springfield Streets GO Bond Measure Projects Underway Graphic

Thank you Springfield voters for the passage of the GO Bond Measure 20-296! Now available, the 2020 Annual Report.

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. You can also contact us at developmentcenter@springfield-or.gov with your questions or to set up a virtual meeting. 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