City of Cottage Grove, Oregon
                              Grove - 2004 - All-America City 
The Official Website of the
City of Cottage Grove, Oregon

Welcome to the Official website for the City of Cottage Grove, Oregon.  We are known as the "Covered Bridge Capital of Oregon".  Six of the covered bridges in Lane County are located in or around the City of Cottage Grove; Centennial Bridge, Chambers Railroad Bridge (the only remaining covered railroad bridge in Oregon - recently restored), Currin Bridge, Dorena Bridge, Mosby Creek Bridge and Stewart Bridge.   Check out our video about our covered bridges.  For information regarding these bridges and all covered bridges in Lane County visit the Lane County Covered Bridge web page.  The web site contains history, pictures and other information on each bridge.

Cottage Grove is also home to the Covered Bridges Scenic Bikeway.  The Covered Bridges Scenic Bikeway and Row River Trail is a great family bike vacation opportunity.

Cottage Grove is located on Interstate 5 (I-5) which is the region's major north-south interstate highway. Cottage Grove is approximately 20 miles from the major population center of the area (Eugene-Springfield) in the middle of western Oregon and in the southern part of Lane County.  For more community information visit the Chamber of Commerce website or check out our Community Links.

Cottage Grove was selected as an All-America City in 1968 and 2004.  Cottage Grove is one of only two cities in the State of Oregon to have received the All-America City award twice.   No other city in Oregon has received the award more than twice.

Housing Rehab


Water Quality Report

(Consumer Confidence Report)

is available.

View the report

Check out previous reports here
Flood Damage
                          Prevention Code Comments
Covered Bridges Scenic Bikeway
Cottage Grove
Covered Bridges
Scenic Bikeway

Click here to take a family bike vacation

Featured on
Grant's Getaway

Visit more information about the
Covered Bridges Bikeway

State Scenic Bikeway Program

Cottage Grove, Oregon - Open for
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Cottage Grove, Oregon
Open for Business

For more economic development information visit:
Cottage Grove Community
                                  Development Corportation

Chambers Covered
Railroad Bridge

The only remaining covered railroad bridge west of the Mississippi River
Chambers Covered Railroad Bridge
Visit the Chambers Railroad Bridge webpage for more information about the restoration of this
historic treasure.

Check out the
swimming schedule

Community Pool
Warren H. Daugherty
Aquatic Center
                                    Flag Program

Visit our Ped-Flags Page for more information.

Prescription Drug

Dispose of your unused or expired prescription drugs properly. 
Do not flush them down the toilet!

Use the free
Prescription Drug Dropbox
inside City Hall
Police Department Lobby

open 7:00 am to 11:00 pm
7 days a week

WouldPrescription Discount Program you like to save an average of 24% on your prescription medications?

Over 1,444 prescriptions have been purchased in Cottage Grove with an average discount of 24%

Check out the Prescription Drug Discount Program

Cottage Grove, Oregon If you have any suggestions or information you would like to see, please contact us at:

City of Cottage Grove, Oregon                
400 E. Main Street                              
Phone:  (541)942-5501
Cottage Grove, Oregon  97424             


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Friday Update - Weekly Electronic Newsletter

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Police Department Dog Kennel Facebook page 
Dogs impounded can also be seen on the City's Facebook from the button above.

City Council / Planning Commission Agendas

June 8, 2015 Utility Rate Update Presentation - Presentation by FCS Group on City Utility Rates and five-year plan for improvements and rates. 

Transportation System Plan Update Information about what a Transportation System plan is and the update to the City's Transportation System Plan

Election Information  Information about past and upcoming elections. Links to Election results

Cottage Grove Armory  Information and updates about the Historic Cottage Grove Armory

Main Street Refinement Plan  Information about the Main Street Refinement Plan and how to be involved.  The site also contains valuable background materials to follow the progress of the plan.

Chambers Covered Railroad Bridge Information about the only remaining covered railroad bridge west of the Mississippi River.

Water System Update  -  Update on the drinking water.
CGWiFi - information about the City of Cottage Grove WiFi network, register for service.

Service Line Warranty Program - information about the service line warranty program offered to protect water and sewer lines.  

Warren H. Daugherty Aquatic Center community pool and swim schedule information.

Yard of the Week - See the winners of the Yard of the Week or submit a nomination for Yard of the Week.

Upcoming Meetings/Events

City Council - Regular Meeting - Monday, February 8, 2016 - Regular Meeting 7:00 pm - Cottage Grove City Hall 
Planning Commission
No January or February 2016 Regular Public Hearing,

Historic Landmark Commission - Next Regular Public Meeting, Monday, May 4, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Urban Forestry Committee - TBA - 6:00 pm at the Library, 700 Gibbs Ave.

Vision Keepers Committee -  - October 20, 2015 - 4:00 pm at the Library, 700 Gibbs Ave.

Budget Committee -  No meetings scheduled 
    View past Public Hearing and Meeting Notice
    View current and previous budgets

Recently Added/Updated

2015 Consumer Confidence Report - The annual report on drinking water quality in Cottage Grove.(Previous year's reports)

Adopted Budget - The current Adopted Budget is available online for review and several years of previous budgets are also available.
Audit - Annually an audit is performed checking by an outside auditor to verify the City's financial statements and activities.  The most recent audit and several years of previous audits are available online.  

Masonry Conservation Handbook - Cottage Grove is known for the wide variety of masonry construction.  This handbooks looks at the different types of masonry construction in Cottage Grove and provides suggested methods to address common maintenance issues and to protect the valuable historic masonry structures.  

Service Line Warranty Program - information about the service line warranty program offered to protect water and sewer lines.  

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers video series "Willamette Valley Dams: A System in Repair"  - A four part video series about the Willamette River basin dams and repairs under way and what the repairs may mean to you. 

Economic Opportunities Analysis  -  Final Report is available.

Cottage Grove Labor Market Information

Stormwater Management Plan
January 2013 Draft

    To be presented at February 11, 2013 Council Worksession

System Development Charges Study - study conducted on System Development Charges (SDCs) recommending changes to the SDCs.

Row River Nature Park Master Plan - Final Draft

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