Planning Projects

Please submit comments for the projects below by e-mail to planning@cityofmedford.org or to the assigned planner's contact information, call (541) 774-2380, or mail written comments to:

Medford Planning Department
411 West Eighth Street
Medford, OR 97501 

 

HOUSING

Housing Stories/Interviews

Planning has started work on two new housing projects: a Housing Capacity Analysis and Housing Production Strategy.  Over the next four weeks, staff will be conducting interviews with local residents to hear your housing story and experiences to use as part of our work. If you are interested in participating, please see the flyers below.  

English version(PDF, 221KB) and Spanish version(PDF, 57KB) 

 

LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE OR MUNICIPAL CODE UPDATES

Developer Lots

File No. Reference DCA-20-251

Summary of Proposal:  A legislative amendment to Chapter 10 of the Municipal Code to add standards that expand upon the provisions related to reserve acreage and establish a new category of subdividing land identified as developer tracts.  Draft Language(PDF, 425KB)

Assigned Planner:  Sarah Sousa (sarah.sousa@cityofmedford.org)

Public Hearing Schedule: 
    Planning Commission:  May 13, 2021
    City Council:  June 17, 2021


  

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN UPDATES

Southeast Plan Amendment

File No. Reference CP-21-065

Summary of Changes: An amendment to the Southeast Plan of the Neighborhood Element of the Medford Comprehensive Plan related to removing the future requirement for a right-in/right-out only traffic median in North Phoenix Road at its intersection with Shamrock Drive.

Assigned Planner: Sarah Sousa (sarah.sousa@cityofmedford.org)

Project Review and Community Discussion: April 7, 2021 (watch the recording here

Public Hearing Schedule:
    Planning Commission: April 22, 2021
    City Council: May 20, 2021


 

 

COVID RESPONSE

Outdoor Dining in Public Parking Spaces

Permit for Temporary Use of Public Parking Space to Expand Existing Business:

In response to the challenges facing local businesses due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Medford wishes to provide flexibility to restaurants and other businesses to operate while complying with the Governor's guidelines for reopening. 

Get the application(PDF, 746KB)

 

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