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Urban & Community Forestry Workshops For 2018

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Tree Protection and Tree Removal Workshop
Thursday, August 23, 5:30 - 7 p.m.,
Lake Oswego City Hall, Council Chambers (380 A Avenue)

Explore the City’s tree code requirements for tree protection and tree removal permits. This workshop includes an indoor presentation to explain the various types of tree removal permits and outdoor demonstration with examples of measuring tree diameter, tree protection fencing, techniques for protecting trees during construction, and more. Registration is limited to 30 people. Please call 503-635-0290 or email planning@lakeoswego.city for free registration no later than Friday, August 17th.

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Short Term Home Rentals Are Illegal in Residential Areas

Recently the Planning Commission and the City Council explored allowing the short term rental of homes in the residential areas of Lake Oswego.  Based upon these discussions, and the citizen comments received, the City Council decided to continue to permit short term rental stays only in commercial areas.

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Monthly Updates on Planning and Building Activity

Monthly updates on Planning and Building activities are posted at the link below. For more information, please contact Scot Siegel, Planning and Building Services Director, at ssiegel@lakeoswego.city

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Backyard Habitat Certification Program

The Backyard Habitat Certification Program provides technical assistance and incentives to Lake Oswego residents who wish to restore native wildlife habitat in their backyards. Participants are guided through three levels of habitat restoration: silver, gold, and platinum.

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REGULAR HOURS
Hours: 
M-Tu 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
W 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Th-Fri 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
No new applications can be submitted after 2:30 p.m.

Note: Planning counter closes at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesdays,
applications are due by 2:00 p.m.

Location: 3rd Floor, City Hall, 380 A Avenue, Lake Oswego, 97034

Mailing Address: PO Box 369, Lake Oswego, OR 97034

Phone: (503) 635-0290   
Fax: (503) 635-0269

E-Mail: planning@lakeoswego.city

Upcoming Events

Development Review Commission

Aug 20 2018 - 7:00pm

Tree Protection and Tree Removal Workshop

Aug 23 2018 - 5:30pm

Planning Commission - No Meeting Scheduled

Aug 27 2018 - 6:30pm

Planning Commission

Aug 27 2018 - 6:30pm

Development Review Commission

Sep 3 2018 - 7:00pm

Development Review Commission

Sep 5 2018 - 7:00pm

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