Wildfire Resiliency Permit Center opens in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore – A Wildfire Resiliency Permit Center for fire victims has opened one of its satellite offices in Medford Monday.

The center is located at the old Jackson County Motor Pool Building on 808 West Main St. Officials say its a, “one stop shop,” for wildfire victims that lost their home in the Almeda and South Obenchain fires last year and will help them expedite the rebuilding process.

Some of the services offered at the center include building inspections, permits, and plan reviews for victims. They also help contractors and designers throughout Jackson County.

“Our goal and [Jackson County’s] goal is to provide reasonable yet comprehensive service,” Chris Rose, operations manager with WRPC, told NBC5 Monday. “It’s to expedite the process and get people through, so don’t be afraid to come on down to talk to us.”

It’s open every weekday from 8 a.m.  to 4 p.m.

Anthony Carter is a reporter for NBC5 News. He grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and graduated from Elizabethtown College in 2019. Anthony started his career as a print journalist, covering New York sports and the NBA Draft. He then started his own sports podcast and website covering the Arena Football League. Anthony moved to the Rogue Valley in 2019 as a news producer before joining the NBC5 News family. Anthony likes to workout at the gym, play basketball, and root for his Atlanta Hawks and New York Jets. Want to connect with Anthony? send him an email: [email protected]
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