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20 East Main Street
Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: (541) 488-6002
Fax: (541) 488-5311
Contact: Adam Hanks, Interim City Administrator
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5:30 Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. 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

Payment for parking tickets can be made using the Online Ticket Payment Portal

You may also call Diamond Parking at (541) 552-1422 to pay your ticket via phone.

If you would like to appeal for the citation, complete the Online Appeal Form
Council meetings are held every first and third Tuesday of each month starting at 6 p.m. 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 at meetings unless it is the subject of a public hearing that has already closed. If you wish to speak, you must fill out a Speaker Request Form with the City Recorder before the meeting begins. Completely fill out your name, address (no PO boxes), and if you would like to speak in Public Forum (only for items not on the agenda) or during an agenda item. 

You will be allowed to speak after being recognized by the chair, normally the Mayor. Each speaker is given an amount of time determined on how many people have filled out a speaker request form. A timing device will be used to alert the speaker of how much time they have left. If the speaker has a handouts that they would like to submit to Council please bring a minium of ten copies.
The City of Ashland has five free parking lots (time restrictions apply )along with  variety of on-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 on the Downtown Parking Info section of the website

Online City Services

Customer Central Online Payment Center
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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