Welcome to the Town of Oxford

TOWN COMMISSIONER MEETINGS ARE NOW STREAMING LIVE AT: https://townhallstreams.com/towns/oxford_md

You can also go to the Oxford Town Hall Streams website at anytime where you will find see upcoming “Commissioner Meetings” scheduled and also be able to view past meetings beginning in September.

April 9, 2024 – Commission President Tom Costigan issued the Oath of Office to Vickie Sharp, the new Oxford Clerk-Treasurer

 Photo credit: Robert Burgner


There will be an ELECTION in the Town of Oxford on June 18, 2024 to fill the expired term of one COMMISSIONER for a three-year term of office. More information can be found here. 

To participate in the Talbot County Emergency Alert Notification program please follow instructions found here: Citizen Alert Registration

R. Gordon Graves Community Service Scholarship Opportunity

We are currently accepting applications for the 2024 R. Gordon Graves Community Service Scholarship. More information can be found here. 






The presentation is available on the OCC YouTube channel below: 

Please visit the Oxford Resilience tab for the latest information on the town’s resilience efforts, including the completed Oxford 2100 Strategic Resilience Plan.

 Visit Ready.Gov to learn more about the risk Hurricanes and other weather related events pose and the advance planning that will keep you and your family safe. Local information can be found at the links below:

Oxford Emergency Preparedness

Oxford Hurricane Preparation

Talbot County Emergency Services Hurricane Information  

Are you prepared for a flood? Brochure 2022

When is the best time to purchase Flood Insurance? 

All residents should access the vulnerability of your individual properties and make sure you have a Flood Insurance Policy in place. The current Flood Insurance rates are less than they have been in past and if you do not have a policy, this would be a good time to get one. As participants in the FEMA Community Rating System, Oxford residents also receive a 15% discount off normal NFIP rates. Most Homeowner Insurance providers can assist you with Flood Insurance or put you in contact with a Flood Insurance provider.

And as mentioned in a past newsletter, you may also want to consider downloading the MyCoast app on your phone and participate in collecting high tide flooding information for our community to help inform our future planning… mycoast.org/md  

Update December 2023 – The Planning Commission held numerous work sessions on the Update to the Comprehensive Plan during calendar year 2023. A draft of the updated plan will be reviewed in a future Planning Commission Meeting. 

The maps displayed at the May Open House can be found at the link below:


The Planning Commission proposed the adoption of a new Oxford Sewer Tier Map as a recommendation to the Commissioners of Oxford based on the recent public input. 

Res 2308 Growth Tier Map 2023 as approved by the Commissioners of Oxford on August 22, 2023. 

For the most recent Notices of Public Hearings and Request for ProposalsPublic Notices/Public Hearings

For Commissioner and Board Agendas: Meeting Agendas

Other town news and information can be found below and at: News, Calendar and Town Information

Recent Information concerning ongoing efforts to build resilience for Oxford can be found here:  Oxford Resilience

Oxford Shoreline Improvements      

Oxford Community Resilience Committee CRC

Information regarding Oxford’s Economic Development efforts can be found here: Oxford Economic Development

The Town of Oxford is pleased to have available the Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for 2023. This report is designed to inform you of the quality of water and services that the town delivers to you every day. The Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for 2023 is mailed with the quarterly water bills at the end of June of each year and can also be found here:  Oxford CCR  

If you live in Oxford’s service area, but do not receive a water bill, you can also pick up a hard copy at the Town Office at 101 Market Street.

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Complete copies of all ordinances, meeting minutes, maps, and other town records are maintained in the Oxford Town Office. This website, and the partial records shown on this website, are provided as a convenience only. This website is not a repository of official public records of the Town of Oxford.