Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The City is committed to continuing to serve our Lake Oswego community, keeping the economy moving, and providing essential, well-maintained infrastructure to our residents.  

As restrictions ease, we are committed to continuing to find innovative and creative ways to serve our community and work together to support each other. 

We all play a role in keeping our community thriving. We are all in this together!

News & Announcements

City Status & News

The health, safety, and wellness of our community and staff continues to be the top priority. As we continue to serve our community and provide essential services to the people of Lake Oswego, the City will also continue to comply with the Executive Orders and will work within the Governor’s framework.

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Mask Up, Lake Oswego

Face Coverings or masks are required statewide in indoor public spaces and in outdoor public places when physical distancing is not possible.

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Seasonal Enclosures and Other Shelters for Commercial Uses

Lake Oswego restaurants have faced numerous challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To assist our local restaurants, in September 2020, the Lake Oswego City Council amended the City Code to allow seasonal restaurant enclosures in commercial areas.

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Business & Employee Resources

The City has created an interactive, searchable Lake Oswego 'Open for Business' Map based on our joint Chamber and City 'Open for Business' list! More than 300 local businesses are included. Local businesses are encouraged to provide information about their services. The list and map are updated each week.

Also find assistance programs, grant opportunities, and more. 

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Business Assistance Grants - Applications Now Closed

The City of Lake Oswego has provided some grant funding for local businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through two generous awards totaling $138,000 from the State of Oregon (Business Oregon). 

Applications closed Sunday, November 8 at 11:59 p.m.

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Temporary Utility Assistance

The Temporary Utility Assistance Program was established to provide individuals and families in need temporary assistance with paying their City of Lake Oswego utility bill.  Funding for this voluntary, tax-deductible program will come from donations and will be administered by a non-profit selected by the City. All donations will be placed into a fund used exclusively for emergency utility assistance. Donations are tax-deductible under section 170(c)(1).  To launch the program, the City will contribute $20,000 to the fund.

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Contact Information

Lake Oswego Public Information Office

Clackamas County 

Oregon Health Authority

Governor's Website 

Resource Center

Key Documents and Reports

Forms, Permits, and Applications