Development Review Commission

The Development Review Commission is a seven member citizen advisory body appointed by the City Council. It meets each month to review development applications for compliance with the City’s land use and design regulations, based on criteria outlined in the City's Comprehensive Plan and Community Development Code and other related codes.

Qualifications for Regular Members

The Commission has seven members appointed by the City Council for three year terms. At least four members shall reside within the City limits of the City of Lake Oswego. The membership of the Commission is to be as follows:

  • Three members shall be from the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, or artistic design.
  • One member shall be from the field of civil engineering.
  • One member shall be engaged in the business of financing the purchase and development of real property. No more than two members of the Commission may engage principally in the buying, selling or developing of real estate for profit as individuals, or be members of any partnership, or officers or employees of any corporation, that engages principally in the buying, selling or developing of real estate for profit.

No more than two members shall be engaged in the same kind of occupation, business, trade or profession. Each member must file annual Statement of Economic Interest with the Oregon Government Ethics Commission.

Development Review Commission Meetings
The commission meets on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month at 7:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at 380 A Avenue, Lake Oswego. The Council Chamber is ADA accessible. For any special accommodations, please contact Janice Bader at (503) 635-0297, at least 48 hours before the meeting.

The current commissioners are:

  • David Poulson  - Chair
  • Brent Ahrend - Vice Chair
  • Paden Prichard
  • Jeff Shearer
  • Kirk Smith
  • Jason Frankel

Council Liaison - Theresa Kohlhoff

Contact Information

Janice Bader
Administrative Support
Phone: (503) 635-0297

Upcoming Events

Development Review Commission

Oct 1 2018 - 7:00pm

Development Review Commission

Oct 15 2018 - 7:00pm

Development Review Commission

Nov 5 2018 - 7:00pm

Development Review Commission

Nov 19 2018 - 7:00pm

Development Review Commission

Dec 3 2018 - 7:00pm

Development Review Commission

Dec 17 2018 - 7:00pm

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