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Prairie City

CITY SERVICES
133 S. BRIDGE STREET
PRAIRIE CITY, OR, 97869
PH: 541-820-3605 FX: 541-820-3566
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CITY SERVICESPrairie City offers several public services to residents and commercial businesses including a volunteer fire department, water services, wastewater systems and a municipal landfill (closed to public hauling).

CITY PARK
The Prairie City Park and restroom facility are located across the street from City Hall. Picnic tables, playground equipment, and a gazebo are available for day use by the public. Various events are held in the Park each year. Contact City Hall for more information or to schedule an event.

CONSTRUCTION
Building permits are required for all residential and commercial construction. Zoning restrictions and permit information can be obtained from the Grant County Planning Department.
CITY SERVICESRead the ANNUAL DRINKING WATER QUALITY REPORT

PAY YOUR WATER BILL ONLINE

You can now pay your water bill online by credit/debit card or checking/savings account using our secure payment gateway.

Make your payment conveniently from anywhere, anytime and your account is updated intantly with the Prairie City Recorder.

WATER/SEWER CONNECTIONS AND FEES

Please contact the City about how to connect to the existing water or wastewater system.
CITY SERVICESELECTRICITY PROVIDER
The Oregon Trail Electric Co-op provides electric power for Prairie City. Find out more about their connection requirements, rates and services on the OTEC website.

Oregon Trail Electric Consumer Co-op
4005 23rd Street
Baker City, OR 97814
PH: 541-523-3616

TELEPHONE AND INTERNET PROVIDERS
Oregon Telephone Corporation provides the City with telecommunications services. Visit their website for telephone base rates and other communication services.

Oregon Telephone Corporation
1 Telephone Drive
Mount Vernon, OR 97865
541-932-4411
CITY SERVICESNEW BUSINESS LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

If you own a business that a) operates from a location within the city limits of Prairie City, or b) does business in Prairie City, regardless of your business location, you are now required to acquire and display a City Business License in order to legally operate your business. This includes retail businesses, home-based businesses, peddlers and transient merchants wishing to perform work within the City.

1. Please read the COVER LETTER/INSTRUCTIONS and
2. Print the BUSINESS LICENSE APPLICATION

In order to acquire your license, you must submit an application along with $25 either in person to the City Clerk located at City Hall at 133 South Bridge St. in Prairie City or by mail to: City Hall – Business Licensing, PO Box 370 Prairie City, OR. 97869 .

DOG LICENSE
Dogs living within the city are required to be licensed. The fee for a neutered or spayed dog is $5.00 with proof of a recent rabies vaccination.

Inquire, apply for or renew your licenses at City Hall.
CITY SERVICESPRAIRIE CITY PARK

The City Park and restroom facility are located across the street from City Hall. Picnic tables, playground equipment, and a gazebo are available for day use for the public.

Various events are held in the Park each year. Contact City Hall for more information or to schedule an event.

DEWITT MUSEUM AND DEPOT PARK

The DeWitt Museum and Prairie City Depot of the Sumpter Valley Railway is located at the junction of Main and Bridge Streets and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Museum is housed within the original two-story depot building. The ground floor contains the waiting room, station agent's office, freight room, and baggage and express room. See more on the Dewitt Museum pages.
CITY SERVICESNOTICE: DEPOT RV PARK HOST WANTED

The Pubic Works Department of Prairie City will be accepting applications for the seasonal position of Depot RV Park Host now until March 1st, 2016. The volunteer position as Park Host will run from May 1st thru December 1, 2016. Applications can be picked up at City Hall-133 S. Bridge St. Prairie City, Or. 97869, or download an application online:

Download the application in .pdf format (Adobe Acrobat Reader)
Download the application in .doc format (Microsoft Word)

Please email your completed application to pworks@ortelco.net or return it to City Hall / Public Works, Po Box 370, Prairie City, Or. 97869.

CITY MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
We will publish a description of upcoming City infrastructure projects here as they are planned and approved for final scheduling.

Detours will be recommended to avoid traffic delays during production hours.
Surveys and Tax Lots
Grant CountyThe County Surveyor's site publishes over 20,000 original surveys - from the 1860s to the present - along with links to the Oregon Dept. of Revenue's assigned tax lot maps.

Find properties, plat maps, subdivisions and corners easily and quickly by township, range and section.

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