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LU 17-0001: Uplands Neighborhood Plan and R-10 Overlay District

Project Description

A request from the City of Lake Oswego, for adoption of the Uplands Neighborhood Plan into the Neighborhood and Special District Plans volume of the Comprehensive Plan, and amendment of the Transportation System Plan to include a new pathway section on Uplands Drive. The Commission will also consider amendments to the Community Development Code (LOC 50) to add the Uplands R-10 Overlay District, LOC 50.05.012.

Project Background/Summary

To view the Planning Project page with additional background information, please click here.



On May 2 the City Council held a public hearing to consider the Planning Commission's recommendation on the Uplands Neighborhood Plan, Uplands R-10 Overlay District, and Transportation System Plan (TSP) amendments, along with a revision to the Front Yard Setback Averaging standard in the Uplands R-10 Overlay, as recommended by the Uplands Neighborhood Association. The Council meeting agenda with links to the staff report and meeting video can be found here.

The Council approved LU 17-0001 and enacted Ordinance 2734 as revised. A link to the ordinance is available below under "Key Documents". The ordinance, including new Uplands R-10 Overlay District development standards, becomes effective on June 1, 2017.



On April 4th the City Council granted a request from the Uplands Neighborhood Association to continue the public hearing to May 2nd in order to address concerns raised by a property owner. 



At its meeting on February 27, the Planning Commission adopted the Findings, Conclusion and Order (the final recommendation).

The City Council is scheduled to hold a study session on March 21, 2017.  The public hearing is tentatively scheduled for April 4, 2017.

For more information regarding the Council's agenda and schedule, please contact Anne-Marie Simpson, City Recorder, (503) 534-4225 or e-mail.



The Planning Commission considered the proposed amendments at a public hearing on February 13, 2017.  The Commission made a preliminary recommendation that the City Council approve the proposed amendments as written in the staff report.  The Findings, Conclusions and Order (the final recommendation) will be considered on February 27, 2017.

Staff Reports/Memorandums

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Land Use Applications & More


LU 17-0001


Land Use Case


City of Lake Oswego (A)

Project Contact

Sarah Selden, Senior Planner, (503) 697-6524 or e-mail.

Hearing Date

Tue, May 2, 2017

Reviewing Body

City Council

Related Meetings

Mon, Feb 13 6:30pm