20 East Main Street
Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: (541) 488-6002
Fax: (541) 488-5311
Contact: Kelly Madding, City Administrator
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Monday through Friday

The Administration Department provides the policy and communication link with the citizens of Ashland and the employees of the City who serve those citizens. The department consists of six divisions: Mayor and Council, Administration, Human Resources, Legal, Municipal Court, and Energy Conservation.

Among the services provided by the Administration Department are:

  • Leadership on and development of City policy
  • Guidance and direction to all departments on work plans, employee development and customer service
  • Economic development
  • Human resources
  • Legal counsel
  • Communications and public outreach
  • Judicial process for local traffic and municipal code violations
  • Energy conservation

Frequently Asked Questions

You may call Diamond Parking at (541) 552-1422 to pay your ticket via phone. If you would like to appeal for the citation, please follow the instructions on the Parking Tickets page.
Council meetings are held every first and third Tuesday of each month starting at 7 pm in the City Council Chambers at 1175 East Main Street. Exact dates can be found on the calendar. Agendas and minutes for each meeting can be found here.
Yes, the public attending council meetings may speak on any item on the agenda, unless it is the subject of a public hearing that has already closed. If you wish to speak, Speaker Request Forms are located in the Council Chamber. Completely fill out your name, address (no PO boxes), and the agenda on which you plan to speak. Forms need to be handed to the City Recorder as soon as possible in order to allow time to be recognized by the chair. You will be allowed to speak after being recognized by the chair, normally the mayor. Each speaker is given five minutes, and a timing device is used. A minimum of ten copies should be provided for any handouts submitted to the Council.
Please fill out the East Main Street Banner Application and submit the form by mail to the City Administrator at 20 E. Main Street Ashland, OR 97520 or via email to
The City of Ashland has five free with a time limit parking lots along with similar street parking in the downtown area. There is also one paid parking structure near the OSF campus. More information on specific parking locations and pricing can be found here.

Online City Services

Pay Your Utility Bill with Customer Central
Connect to
Ashland Fiber Network
Request Conservation
Proposals, Bids
& Notifications
Request Building
Building Permit
Apply for Other
Permits & Licenses
Register for
Recreation Programs

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