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Sensitive Lands

Protect Streams, Wetlands, and Wildlife

Lake Oswego residents are committed to protecting the community’s unique landscape and natural environment. These stewardship values are embodied in City programs and policy. The Sensitive Lands program is one element of the City’s environmental protection efforts.

The links and resources below provide information about the Sensitive Lands regulations. Wondering if your property contains Sensitive Lands? The Sensitive Lands map shows the areas that are subject to protections. Click on the "Sensitive Lands Maps" link for additional information. Interested in developing near Sensitive Lands? The "Developing Near Sensitive Lands" brochure provides an overview of the code requirements and development process. Want to learn more about the code requirements? Code section 50.05.010 provides all the details.