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The City of Lake Oswego welcomes new businesses and encourages business expansion.
A business license is required to operate a business in Lake Oswego, unless exempted by State law. This includes home-based businesses and door-to-door solicitation.
The Tigard / Lake Oswego Enterprise Zone provides an economic development opportunity for Lake Oswego's Southwest Employment Area, which includes light industrial and commercial land in proximity to I-5 and Boones Ferry Road.
The City of Lake Oswego is home to more than 800 home-based businesses, or Home Occupations. These occupations include:
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