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City Council study sessions are typically held the second, fourth and fifth Thursday of each month at Noon.  The public may only participate if specifically requested.  Please note meetings may be canceled for lack of quorum or subject matter. . .

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FAQs

What are the rules regarding Marijuana in the City

Some of the relevant rules governing Marijuana in the City are found in Chapters 5 and 10 of the Municipal Code.      Permitted marijuana uses in the commercial and industrial zones are outlined in Section 10.337.   T. . .

In what zones are marijuana-related businesses per

Marijuana-related businesses include Production, Processing, Wholesale, Laboratory, Retail and Dispensary.  These uses are permitted in various commercial and industrial zoning districts.   See the following brochure for more details. Ci. . .

What is my property zoned?

To find the zoning of your property, click the link to access Medford Land Information, the City’s public GIS system.  In the search bar labeled Find address or place, type the address in question and hit Enter.  Then, on the left hand side of t. . .

Can I keep chickens on my property?

Yes, based on a Medford Municipal Court ruling in 2007.  Chickens are permitted as long as the environment they are kept in is odor and debris free and they do not cause a noise disturbance to neighboring properties. This question is also covered un. . .

Where can I locate my food truck business?

Food trucks are permitted, with special use regulations, in all commercial and industrial zones except for Heavy Industrial (I-H). For the special use regulations for “food trucks” reference Section 10.840 of the Medford Land Development Code. To find ou. . .

Can we build an accessory dwelling unit (ADU)?

An Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is permitted in all single-family residential zoning districts per the regulations in Section 10.821 and applicable building codes.          

Is my property in a flood zone?

The City maintains copies of available elevation certificates for properties within the City.  If one is not found for your property, a licensed land surveyor can be hired to complete the form for you.  Copies of available certificates can be fo. . .

How do I obtain a copy of an elevation certificate

The City maintains copies of available elevation certificates for properties within the City.  If one is not found for your property, a licensed land surveyor can be hired to complete the form for you.  Copies of available certificates can be fo. . .

Is my proposed use permitted in the zone?

To know if a proposed use is permitted in a zoning district first, you must know your property’s zoning. To find out your zoning, please refer to this link of the Official Zoning Map on the Planning Map Gallery or to the FAQ titled, “What is my property z. . .

Can I keep a bee hive in my back yard?

Bee hives are permitted in the single-family residential zoning districts and all commercial and industrial zoning districts.  A maximum of three hives are permitted on property less than one acre.  Six hives are permitted on property between 1 . . .

I have invasive vegetation growing on my property;

Goats fall under the definition of livestock and are only permitted on property that have the Exclusive Agricultural overlay.

Can I have a residence in a commercial or industri

Permitting residential uses in commercial and industrial zones is allowed within all commercial and industrial zones, but certain Special Use Regulations will apply. These Special Use Regulations limit the types of housing permitted and are summarized bel. . .

What is being built at X location?

Check out the following mapping application for details about Planning activities and permits around the City: What's Happening in My Neighborhood Mapping Application  

What are the regulations for a food truck?

For the full regulations regarding food trucks, or Temporary Food Vendors (Outdoor), please reference Section 10.840 (D)(3) of the Medford Land Development Code (MLDC). A brief summary of the requirements is as follows: - When located in the Central Busi. . .

Is my property located inside the city limits of M

You can use the Medford Land Information mapping system to find out if your property is located in the City.  If you would prefer to talk to City staff, contact the City's Public Works Department at 541-774-2100.

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City News and Events

Medford Garners ASA Tournament Hosting Award

The Amateur Softball Association has awarded the City of Medford its highest honor for excellence in national tournament hosting for the ninth time since 2010.   The City received its latest James Farrell Award of Excellence for coordination of the. . .

Daily Lane and Sidewalk Closure on E. Barnett Road

Please note the following traffic impact item:  E. Barnett Road between Medical Center and Black Oak – The right westbound lane and sidewalk will be closed on E. Barnett Road between Medical Center Drive and Black Oak Drive from Monday, December . . .

Daily Lane Closure on Market Street, December 5-12

Please note the following traffic impact item:  Market Street between Cardley and Biddle – One lane will be closed on Market Street between Cardley Avenue and Biddle Road from Monday to Monday, December 5 to 12, 2016. The contractor, NPL, will be. . .

Daily Lane Closure on Crater Lake Avenue, December

Please note the following traffic impact item:  Crater Lake Avenue between Roberts and Brookhurst – One southbound lane will be closed on Crater Lake Avenue between Roberts Road and Brookhurst Street from Monday to Monday, December 5 to 12, 2016.. . .

Daily Lane Closure on Biddle Road, December 5-12

Please note the following traffic impact item:  Biddle Road between Jackson and Stevens – One northbound lane will be closed on Biddle Road between Jackson Street and Stevens Street from Monday to Monday, December 5 to 12, 2016. The contractor, N. . .

Lane Diversion and Sidewalk Closure on Siskiyou Bl

Please note the following traffic impact item:  Siskiyou Boulevard between Black Oak and Murphy – Eastbound traffic will be diverted around the work zone and the sidewalk will be closed on Siskiyou Boulevard between Black Oak Drive and Murphy Roa. . .

Daily Lane Closure on Westerlund Drive, December 6

Please note the following traffic impact item:  Westerlund Drive between Barneburg and Groveland – One lane will be closed on Westerlund Drive between Barneburg Road and Groveland Avenue from Tuesday to Tuesday, December 6 to 13, 2016. The contra. . .

Daily Lane Closure on Meadows Lane, December 6-13

Please note the following traffic impact item:  Meadows Lane between Jeanette and dead end – One lane will be closed on Meadows Lane between Jeanette Avenue and the dead end from Tuesday to Tuesday, December 6 to 13, 2016. The contractor, NPL, wi. . .

Daily Lane Closure on Ashland Avenue, December 6-1

Please note the following traffic impact item:  Ashland Avenue between 10th and 11th – One lane will be closed on Ashland Avenue between 10th Street and 11th Street from Tuesday to Tuesday, December 6 to 13, 2016. The contractor, NPL, will be wor. . .

Road Closure on Farmington Avenue, December 6-10

Please note the following traffic impact item:  Farmington Avenue between St Frances and Calloway – Farmington Avenue will be closed between St Frances Drive and Calloway Drive from Tuesday, December 6, to Saturday, December 10, 2016.  The c. . .

Lane Closures at Cedar Links Drive and Calloway Dr

Please note the following traffic impact item:  Intersection of Cedar Links and Calloway – Cedar Links Drive and Calloway Drive will each have lane closures at or near their intersection from Tuesday, December 6, to Saturday, December 10, 2016. T. . .

City of Medford Work Schedule, December 6-13

Please note that City of Medford crews will be performing work in the following location. Lane or road closures will be in place as the work is performed, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., weekdays only.  Signs and detours where neede. . .

Alley Closure, December 7-19

Please note the following traffic impact item:  Alley Closure: Prune and Dakota between Benson and Plum – The alley connecting Prune Street and Dakota Avenue between Benson Street and Plum Street will be closed from Wednesday, December 7, to Mond. . .

Daily Lane Closure on Roberts Road, December 7-19

Please note the following traffic impact item:  Roberts Road between Whittle and Serenity – One lane will be closed on Roberts Road between Whittle Avenue and Serenity Drive from Wednesday, December 7, to Monday, December 19, 2016. The contractor. . .

Daily Lane and Sidewalk Closure on Stevens Street,

Please note the following traffic impact item:  Stevens Street between Biddle and Crater Lake Avenue – The right westbound lane and sidewalk will be closed on Stevens Street between Biddle Road and Crater Lake Avenue from Monday, December 12, to . . .

Lane Closure on Stevens Street, December 7

Please note the following traffic impact item:  Stevens Street between Biddle and Crater Lake Avenue – The right westbound lane will be closed on Stevens Street between Biddle Road and Crater Lake Avenue on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. The contra. . .

Alley Closure, December 7-19

Please note the following traffic impact item:  Alley Closure: W. 8th and W. 10th between Washington and Lincoln – The alley connecting W. 8th Street and W. 10th Street between Washington Street and Lincoln Street will be closed from Wednesday, D. . .

Alley E-16 Closure, December 7-9

Please note the following traffic impact item:  Alley E-16 bounded by Kenyon Street, Monroe Street, S. Holly Street, and W Barnett Road will be closed from Wednesday, December 7, 2016 thru Friday, December 9, 2016. The contractor, NPL, will be wo. . .

Fatal Hit and Run - Auto vs Pedestrian

Date: December 6, 2016 Contact: Lt. Kevin Walruff Public Information Officer 541-774-2211 “Your Police – Our Community” Type of Incident: Fatal Hit and Run, Auto vs. Pedestrian Date of Incident: December 5, 2016 Location of Incident: High. . .

Lane Closure on W 10th St, Dec 7

Please note the following traffic impact item:   W 10th Street at Mistletoe – One lane will be closed Wednesday, December 7, 2016. The contractor, West Coast Pipeline, will be working in the right of way between 8:30 AM and 4:00 PM.  Tempor. . .

Bid Opportunities

2017 Wastewater Collection System Rehabilitation

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS MC-1705 2017 Wastewater Collection System Rehabilitation Project in the City of Medford     Sealed proposals addressed to Cory Crebbin, Public Works Director, City of Medford, Oregon, endorsed “2017 Wastewater Collecti. . .

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