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    On June 2, 2014, the applicant submitted revised application materials to the City. The application was deemed complete on June 30, 2014.  The Development Review Commission will hold its first hearing on this matter on July 21st starting at 6 PM.

  • The Sensitive Lands program is a set of land use regulations that protect environmentally significant streams, wetlands, and tree groves. The regulations apply to land within two types of overlay zoning districts. Significant stream corridors and wetlands are designated as Resource Protection (RP) Districts, and significant tree groves are designated as Resource Conservation (RC) Districts.

  • The City is working on improvements to the Community Development Code to make it more clear, concise, adaptable and user-friendly. The project continues the work of the 2010 Community Development Code Audit and the...

  • The Planning Commission and Planning Department are seeking public feedback on amendments to the Community Development Code, which are proposed for the purposes of ongoing maintenance, making the code more user-friendly, and complying with Oregon statute.

  • City of Lake Oswego Arbor Festival

    In 2014, Lake Oswego celebrates its 25th year as a Tree City USA (TCUSA)! TCUSA is a certification provided by the National Arbor Day Foundation to recognize cities for demonstrating a strong commitment to managing and caring for trees.

  • You can help maintain our high standards of customer service and quality development by telling us how we are doing. Your feedback will help us improve our operations. Please take our survey, it will only take a few minutes.  Your feedback is appreciated!

  • The new Planning Counter hours as of November 12, 2013 are as follows:


  • 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.