About the Planning Department

Welcome to the City of Lake Oswego’s Planning information page.  Land use planning involves the consideration and balancing of many different factors and issues to make the best decisions for the community both for the short and long term.  The Planning Department has two components: Long Range Planning and Development Review. The Planning Department is staffed with the Planning and Building Services Director, one professional planning manager, six professional planners, one code enforcement specialist, and three support staff. 

The Planning staff are located at 380 A Avenue on the third floor of City Hall.  Hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  No new applications can be submitted after 2:30 p.m. Please note that staff are not available on Wednesday afternoons from 2:30 – 5:00p.m.