LU 19-0005: A request for Development and Conditional Use Permits and Design and Minor Variances to construct a new City Hall and associated parking.

Project Background / Summary: 

The applicant is requesting the following:

  • A Development Review Permit to construct a new 59,000 sq. ft. City Hall in the Downtown Redevelopment Design District (DRD);
  • A Conditional Use Permit to construct an ancillary parking lot in the PF zone;
  • Numerous design variances to the DRD Standards (please see below);
  • A minor variance to the max. 8-ft. retaining wall height to allow a walls ranging from 8 to 16 feet with modified landscaping; and,
  • The removal of 52 trees.

The requested design variances are as follows:

  • Approval for simple massing rather than the required complex massing [LOC];
  • Approval of a primary flat roof rather than a pitched roof [LOC], with an increase to 41-foot height limitation for flat roofs to [LOC];
  • Approval to design the City Hall in the NW Regional style, rather than one of the three Lake Oswego styles [LOC];
  • Approval for storefront appearance exceptions to 3rd Street elevation, specifically to not provide the 80% storefront fenestration [LOC] or pedestrian awnings [LOC];
  • Approval to allow board-form concrete as ground floor cladding material instead of masonry on the 3rd Street and south elevations [LOC];
  • Approval for an exception to allow landscape walls supporting the surface parking lot to be board-form concrete instead faced in natural stone [LOC].
Lake Oswego City Hall
380 & 320 A Avenue/ 322 & 366 3rd Street
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Project Details
LU 19-0005
City of Lake Oswego (O) Sidaro Sin (A)
Project Contact: 

Johanna Hastay, Senior Planner

Tax Map/Lot: 
Related Meetings

Apr 15 2019 - 7:00pm

Apr 1 2019 - 7:00pm

Related Links Neighborhoods