City Hall/Administration

Announcements/Job openings
  • Location: 698 Pacific Way
  • Telephone: (503) 738-5501

City HallCity Hall is the heart of the City's operations; a place where you can get information about City Licenses, Building Permits, Water Service/Billing, Municipal Court, Planning Services and much more. Office hours are 8:00AM to 12:00PM and 1:00PM to 5:00PM Monday through Friday.

Building Official Jim Brien is at City Hall Monday through Thursday from 8:00 to 9:30AM.  A permit is required when there is a structural change or alteration.  To apply for a building permit submit 2 sets of plans, a plot plan and DEQ approval.  

Meet our administrative staff and Council Members:

  • Mayor: Dianne Widdop
  • City Councilors: Joy Sigler, Albert Carder, Daniel Jesse, and Sue Lorain
  • City Administrator:  Chad Sweet
  • City Attorney: Peter Watts, Jordan Ramis Attorneys at Law
  • Administrative Assistant/Treasurer: Gail Como
  • Gearhart City Code
ALARM PERMITS $15.00 annual fee
        ORD 632


A City Business License is required for doing any business in the         City of Gearhart
    Business License Fee (including owner)     $40.00
    Additional employee Fee                        $12.50 ech
Application for City Occupational License


2014 DOG LICENSES ARE AVAILABLE


GARAGE SALE PERMITS are available at City Hall - No fee
    No more than 2 permits allowed in a 12 month period


LAND USE COMPATIBILITY STATEMENT $35.00

TRANSIENT ROOM TAX



            Job openings:

November 2014 -
     Planning Commission Vacancy
        Application & Interview Questions

    Budget Committee Vacancies