Development Review Commission

The Development Review Commission ensures new development in Lake Oswego complies with the City’s land use and design regulations.  In considering all new development applications, the commission refers frequently to the City’s Comprehensive Plan, Community Development Code, and other related code.

Meeting Information

The Development Review Commission meets on the first and third Mondays of each month at 7pm in the Council Chambers, on the third floor of City Hall.

Development Review Commission meetings are televised on Tualatin Valley Community Television (TVCTV) Channel 23, 28, or 30.  Visit for up-to-date playback times and channels.

Meetings are also live-streamed on the City’s YouTube channel.

Eligibility & Membership

The Development Review Commission consists of seven regular members serving staggered three-year terms.  At least four members must reside within the City limits.  Professional experience in fields like architecture, landscape architecture, civil engineering, real estate development, construction, and city planning is favorable but not required.  No more than two members shall be engaged in the same kind of occupation.

2022-23 Members

Chair – Randy Arthur (term expires 6/24)
Vice Chair –Bruce Poinsette (term expires 6/24)
Dwight Sangrey (term expires 6/25)
John Dewes (term expires 6/25)
Kristen Bates (term expires 6/26)
Helen Leek (term expires 6/26)
Russ O'Connor (term expires 6/25)

Alternate - Charles Bryan (term expires 6/24)

Council Liaison - Aaron Rapf
Staff Liaison – Johanna Hastay, AICP, Planning Manager

All members of the Development Review Commission are required to file an Annual Verified Statement of Economic Interest with the Oregon Government Ethics Commission (OCEC). Additional information is available from the OCEC on their website:

News & Announcements

City Council Confirms 2023 Board & Commission Appointments


On Tuesday, June 27th, 2023 the Lake Oswego City Council voted unanimously to confirm 54 appointments to the City’s ten Advisory Boards and Commissions.

Read More about City Council Confirms 2023 Board & Commission Appointments
Contact Information

Johanna Hastay, AICP
Interim Planning Manager
(503) 534-5740

Kat Kluge
Administrative Assistant
(503) 635-0286

Upcoming Events

Development Review Commission

Mar 18 2024 - 7:00pm

Development Review Commission

Apr 1 2024 - 7:00pm

Development Review Commission

Apr 15 2024 - 7:00pm

Development Review Commission

May 6 2024 - 7:00pm

Development Review Commission

May 20 2024 - 7:00pm

Development Review Commission

Jun 3 2024 - 7:00pm


Other Materials:

DRC In Person Participation
DRC Remote Participation
Guide for Public Testimony at DRC