Planning Commission

The Planning Commission  is a seven-member citizen advisory body appointed by the City Council. It meets regularly each month to review long range planning issues, neighborhood planning, and amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and implementing ordinances. The Planning Commission focuses on land use policy issues and makes recommendations to the City Council on such issues, based on criteria outlined in the City's Comprehensive Plan and Community Development Code.

The Commission for Citizen Involvement

The City Council has designated the Lake Oswego Planning Commission as the Commission for Citizen Involvement (CCI) (Lake Oswego Code Section 12.51.025).  Each CCI member is appointed to the CCI simultaneously with appointment to the Planning Commission and is to serve on the CCI as long as his or her term in office on the Planning Commission.  The Commission for Citizen Involvement serves to assist with the development of a program that promotes and enhances citizen involvement in land use planning; assist in the implementation of the citizen involvement program; and evaluate the process being used for citizen involvement. The Planning Commission reserves time on every agenda to meet if needed as the CCI, and holds an annual meeting each winter or spring to review the Citizen Involvement Guidelines and program.

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Planning Commission Meetings

The Planning Commission regularly meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber at 380 A Avenue, Lake Oswego. The Council Chamber is universally accessible. For special accommodations, please contact Iris McCaleb, (503) 697-6591, at least 48 hours before the meeting.

The current commissioners are:

​Robert Heape, Chair
Christian Papé, Vice Chair
Rex Buchanan
Helen Leek
Don Phillips
Miles Rigby
Philip Stewart

Council Liaison:  Jackie Manz

General e-mail correspondence to the Planning Commission/Commission for Citizen Involvement may be sent to:

Please note that comments/testimony related to land use cases being considered by the Commission during the public hearing process should be directed to the e-mail address indicated on the "Notice of Public Hearing" for that land use case.

Visit the Long Range Planning Webpage.

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Contact Information

Iris McCaleb,
Administrative Assistant
(503) 697-6591

Scot Siegel,
Director of Planning and Building Services
(503) 699-7474


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