City Attorney

Welcome to the City Attorney's Office. The City Attorney is the Chief Legal Officer of the City and provides legal advice to the Mayor, City Council, all City Departments and the various City Boards, Committees and Commissions on legal matters of concern to the City and its residents.

The City Attorney prepares all ordinances and resolutions for City Council action, provides opinions and advice to City officials regarding general municipal law issues and prosecutes misdemeanor offenses as well as traffic and code violations in Municipal Court. The City Attorney also handles legal matters related to implementation and application of land use regulations and provides services related to land sales, acquisitions and leases. 


The City Attorney's mission is to provide timely and effective legal advice to City officials, and professional representation of the City's interests; and to provide protection to the citizens of the City of Klamath Falls through timely and just prosecution of persons accused of offenses filed in Municipal Court.

Legal Services

Please note that the City Attorney cannot provide legal advice to the general public. If you have a question as to how to proceed with any legal matter, please consult an attorney. 

Helpful Numbers

City of Klamath Falls Municipal Court: 541.883.5311

Klamath County Circuit Court: 541.883.5503

Landlord/Tenant disputes: Consult with a private attorney, or to determine eligibility for assistance from Legal Aid Services at 541.273.0533

Criminal Offenses: Contact the Klamath County District Attorney's Office at 541.883.5147

Consumer Complaints: Contact the Attorney General's Office at 503.378.4320 

Oregon State Bar Lawyer Referral Service: 800.452.7636 / 503.684.3763

Child Support: Contact the Oregon Department of Justice in Medford, OR at 541.776.6043


City Code

City of Klamath Falls ONLINE City Code, Ordinance list, Community Development Ordinance and Statutory references are all available HERE.