Business licenses are required and restrictions are imposed by the Lake Oswego City Code (LOC 20.02). These were enacted to ensure the public's interest by regulating businesses to make sure they comply with applicable laws and ordinances, and conduct themselves in a manner that does not detract from the public health, safety, and welfare.
Paying Your Business License Renewals
This is an online program where you can review your prior business licenses and make credit card payments online from the convenience and security of your home computer. (New Business Licenses need to be paid by check or money order.)
- Create your Business License Member Profile one time by clicking here. You will receive a confirmation email the your account is set up, then you can make a payment.
To pay renewals online with your MasterCard or VISA credit card click here. Forgot your password? If you already have a Business License Member Account and forgot your password, you can retrieve your password through Password Recovery. Enter your email address, click on Password Recovery and an email will be sent to you with a temporary password. Copy and paste the temporary password online to enter your the account balance screen. (To change your password, click on Membership Profile, then edit membership information, copy and paste the temporary password for the current password and re-create a new password to remember.)
Paying by Mail
Payments can be made by a check or money order, payable to City of Lake Oswego, and mailed to:
City of Lake Oswego, PO Box 369, Lake Oswego, OR 97034.