Municipal Code

Title 1 - General Provisions (PDF)


  • 1.01 Code Adoption
  • 1.04 General Provisions
  • 1.08 Initiative and Referendum
  • 1.12 Ward Boundaries
  • 1.16 Funds
  • 1.20 General Obligation Improvement Warrants
  • 1.24 Deposits and Accounts
  • 1.28 Disposition of Lost or Stolen Property
  • 1.32 Elections
  • 1.36 Violation-Penalty
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Title 2 - Organization and Administration (PDF)


  • 2.04 Finance Director
  • 2.08 Deputy City Attorney
  • 2.11 Department of Public Safety
  • 2.16 Municipal Court
  • 2.23 Procurement
  • 2.32 Personnel
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Title 3 - System Development Charges (PDF)


  • 3.10 System Development Charges
  • 3.11 Water System Development Charges
  • 3.20 Sewer System Development Charges
  • 3.30 Transportation System Development Charges
  • 3.40 Parks System Development Charges
  • 3.45 Park Development System Development Charge
  • 3.50 Storm Water and Open Space System Development Charges
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Title 4 - Taxation and Licenses (PDF)


  • 4.04 Occupational Tax.05 Transient Room Tax
  • 4.07 Special Events
  • 4.08 Solicitor/Peddler, Mobile Vending, and Temporary Merchant Licenses
  • 4.10 Competition Permits
  • 4.12 Secondhand Dealers and Pawnbrokers
  • 4.16 Taxicabs
  • 4.17 Competitive Franchise Application Rule
  • 4.18 Utility Right of Way
  • 4.20 Oregon Liquor Control Commission License Approvals
  • 4.21 Social Gaming
  • 4.22 Marijuana and Marijuana-Infused Product Tax
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Title 5 - Nuisances and Offenses (PDF)


I. Nuisances
  • 5.04 Animal Nuisances
  • 5.08 Dogs
  • 5.12 Nuisances
  • 5.20 Wrecked Motor Vehicles
II. Offenses
  • 5.32 Discharge of Weapons
  • 5.35 Prohibited Activity on Bridges
  • 5.36 Placing or Depositing Materials on Passageways
  • 5.38 Trash
  • 5.40 Shopping Carts in Public Rights of Way and Waterways
  • 5.57 Regulating City Parks and City Properties
  • 5.60 Curfew for Minors
  • 5.61 Prohibited Camping
  • 5.62 Illegal Possession of Spray Paint
  • 5.64 Children Confined in Vehicles
  • 5.67 Alarm Systems
  • 5.68 Drinking in Public Places
  • 5.70 Offensive Substances
  • 5.71 Medical Marijuana Facilities Prohibited 
  • 5.72 Homegrown and Medical Marijuana
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Title 6 - Grants Pass Uniform Traffic Code (PDF)


I. Vehicles and Traffic
  • 6.01 Title and Definitions
  • 6.02 Traffic Administration
  • 6.03 Parking Regulations
  • 6.04 Restricted Parking Spaces
  • 6.05 Parking Signs
  • 6.06 Parking Violations, Procedures, and Citations
  • 6.07 Penalties
  • 6.18 Funeral / Parade Processions
  • 6.20 Bicycle Operation
  • 6.22 Miscellaneous Provisions
II. Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places
  • 6.30 Reserved Parking Zones
  • 6.34 Sidewalks
  • 6.36 Encroachment Ordinance
  • 6.38 Barricades
  • 6.40 Street Numbering
  • 6.44 Street and Alley Vacations
  • 6.45 Smoking Prohibitions
  • 6.46 Parks
  • 6.47 Sidewalk Cafes
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Title 8 - Public Services (PDF)


I. Utility Regulations
  • 8.04 General Provisions
  • 8.08 Water Service
  • 8.09 Cross Connections
  • 8.10 Residential Cross-Connections
  • 8.12 Water Meters
  • 8.16 Sewer Service
  • 8.20 Water and Sewer Services
  • 8.24 Notices
  • 8.28 Billing and Payment
  • 8.30 Water Meter Error, Disputed Bills, or Billing Adjustments
  • 8.32 Discontinuance of Service
  • 8.36 Equipment
  • 8.40 Fire Hydrants
  • 8.41 Sewer Utility Rates
  • 8.42 Fees, Rates, and Charges for Utility Services
  • 8.44 Appeals
  • 8.48 Enforcement and Penalties
II. Water Mains & Drainage Ways
  • 8.50 Wastewater Pollutants
  • 8.52 Water Mains
  • 8.56 Drainage Ways
III. Transportation Utility Fee
  • 8.60 Transportation Utility Fee
  • 8.70 Jail Services Utility Fee
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Title 9 - Land Development and Public Improvements (PDF)


I. General Provisions
  • 9.01 City Utility Easements
  • 9.04 City Building Code - 2000
  • 9.08 Garage Sales and Yard Sales
  • 9.12 Prohibition of Fireworks, UFC Section 78.102 Amended
  • 9.13 Open Burning Prohibited
  • 9.16 Building Moving
  • 9.21 Sign Standards
II. Trailers & Trailer Parks
  • 9.25 Ballot Measure 37 Procedures
  • 9.28 Recreational Vehicles
III. Public Improvements
  • 9.36 Public Improvements
  • 9.37 Prequalification Requirements
  • 9.40 Reimbursement Districts for Public Improvements
  • 9.44 Off-Street Parking Facility Assessment
IV. Historic Landmarks
  • 9.60 Landmark List
V. Measure 7
  • 9.99 Claims Filed Under Ballot Measure 7
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Title 10 - Trees (PDF)


  • 10.01 Public Trees
  • 10.02 Heritage Trees
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