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News & Announcements

City Budget

The City's 2021-23 Proposed Budget information and the Budget in Brief document is online.  

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Municipal Grant Program

The Municipal Grant Program supports community non-profit programs and governmental entities that provide a community benefit.  

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Short-Term Rentals

On July 16, Lake Oswego City Council enacted Ordinance 2815. This ordinance allows short-term rentals (rentals of less than 31 days) on certain residential properties, subject to the City’s home occupation/home business licensing requirements.

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Financial Dashboard of Resources and Expenditures by Fiscal Year

The City of Lake Oswego's online dashboard displays real-time financial information for City departments and programs.

Read More about Financial Dashboard of Resources and Expenditures by Fiscal Year
Understanding the Utility Invoice

Have a question about how to read your Utility Invoice?  The attached Utility Invoice Made Easier handout may be helpful.  The City strives to have an invoice that is as easy to read and understand.

Other questions including where we are located, how to pay an invoice, and how to establish/discontinue service may be answered by visiting Frequently Asked Questions.  The Utility Bill Information is another helpful link.

If you need to talk to a person about a specific issue on your invoice or service, you may email Utility Billing or call us at 503-635-0265 for general inquires.

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Passport Service at City Hall

The City is currently processing applications by appointment only. To make an appointment, click here.  

Passport services are closed on Wednesdays, but available 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday except on holidays.

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Contact Information


Third floor of City Hall
Utilities Counter by appointment only       8:00 - 3:30
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
 (Closed Wednesdays)          

Utility Billing

Resource Center

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