Planning

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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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Neighborhood Enhancement Program Grants

The City Council has awarded thirteen grants totaling $60,000 for this year's Neighborhood Enhancement Program. To view a summary of awards,

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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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Tree Permits Online

E-Permitting

The City of Lake Oswego, using the State of Oregon’s full-service e-permitting program now accepts online applications for tree removal, tree protection and tree verification. Landscape Contractors and Construction Contractors with a CCB number can apply, pay and check the status of your tree permits online through http://www.oregon-epermitting.info/ then click on e-permitting system link on the left hand side.

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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

Planning Commission

Feb 26 2018 - 6:30pm

Development Review Commission

Feb 28 2018 - 6:00pm

Development Review Commission

Mar 5 2018 - 7:00pm

Planning Commission

Mar 12 2018 - 6:30pm

Development Review Commission

Mar 19 2018 - 7:00pm

Planning Commission

Mar 26 2018 - 6:30pm

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