Business in Lake Oswego
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.
Welcome to Lake Oswego and thank you for choosing Lake Oswego for your business! One of the requirements of operating a business within the city limits is to acquire a Lake Oswego Business License, prior to the operation of the business.
If you have more questions relating to your particular project or site, please contact the Planning and Building Services Department at 503-635-0270.
The purpose of the Sign Code is to ensure that signs are constructed, erected, and maintained in a safe manner that does not create visual distractions, or hazards for pedestrians or motorists. It also helps our community maintain a neat, clean, orderly, and attractive appearance.
The City of Lake Oswego is home to more than 800 home-based businesses, or Home Occupations. These occupations include:
City Code and Charter of the City of Lake Oswego, Oregon
Published by the City Attorney's Office