Welcome To Coos Bay

Coos Bay is a great place to live, work and play surrounded by a beautiful protected bay, lush emerald forests and the mighty Pacific Ocean. Historically known as Marshfield, Coos Bay celebrates a history in shipbuilding and lumber products while serving as the regional hub for Oregon's south coast. Coos Bay proudly stands today as the largest city on the Oregon coast, with a population of 16,615, and is the medical, education, retail, and professional center for the south coast region.

Coos Bay is a proud community with a rich heritage and “can-do” attitude.  Get to know usStart a businessCome visit and stay.  Enjoy our community!

Mayor Joe Benetti

City Meetings

  • 7 PM
    City Council Meeting & URA
    Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday
    City Hall Council Chambers
  • 6 PM
    Planning Commission
    Every 2nd Tuesday
    City Hall Council Chambers
  • 4 PM
    Parks Commission
    Every 3rd Thursday
    City Hall Conference Room
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Most Requested Forms

  • Building Permit Application for building permit, including residential and commercial additions, alterations, and new construction
  • Mechanical Permit Application Application for Mechanical permit, including commercial and residential
  • Business License Application Application for starting your own business or renewing your business license.
  • Public Works Permit Right of way (ROW) use; driveway access, curb cut; sewer connection, cap or repair; site development, grading, fill, excavation
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