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Historic Resources Preservation Incentive Grant Program

Grant Applications for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 are Now Being Accepted

The City of Lake Oswego is now accepting applications for historic resource rehabilitation grants for preservation and repair of historic buildings listed on the City’s Landmark Designation List (LDL). Qualifying projects can receive a grant that provides partial reimbursement of the cost to do the work.

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Neighborhood Enhancement Program Grants

Applications for the 2019-20 Grant Cycle are Due Friday, April 26th at 5:00 PM

The Neighborhood Enhancement Program (NEP) supports neighborhoods by providing grants for projects or programs that provide a community benefit. 

Learn more about the grant criteria, budget information, project ideas, and download an application. Applications are due by 5 p.m., April 26.

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Urban & Community Forestry 2019

Lake Oswego is celebrating its benchmark 30th year as a Tree City USA (TCUSA), a certification provided by the National Arbor Day Foundation to recognize cities for demonstrating a strong commitment to managing and caring for trees.

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LU 18-0034: Short-Term Rentals

The Planning Commission public hearing is scheduled for April 22, 2019.  The notice and staff report are now available and written testimony is being accepted.


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Short-Term Home Rentals Are Illegal in Residential Areas

Recently the Planning Commission and the City Council explored allowing the short-term rental of homes in the residential areas of Lake Oswego.  Based upon these discussions, and the citizen comments received, the City Council decided to continue to permit short-term rental stays only in commercial areas.

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Monthly Updates on Planning and Building Activity

Monthly updates on Planning and Building activities are posted at the link below. For more information, please contact Scot Siegel, Planning and Building Services Director, at

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Note: Planning counter closes at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesdays,
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Location: 3rd Floor, City Hall, 380 A Avenue, Lake Oswego, 97034

Mailing Address: PO Box 369, Lake Oswego, OR 97034

Phone: (503) 635-0290   
Fax: (503) 635-0269


Upcoming Events

Special Planning Commission Meeting - Driving Tour of Historic Homes

Apr 27 2019 - 2:00pm

Evergreen Neighborhood Association - General Meeting

May 1 2019 - 6:45pm

Development Review Commission

May 6 2019 - 7:00pm

Historic Resources Advisory Board

May 8 2019 - 7:00pm

Planning Commission

May 13 2019 - 6:30pm

Forestry at the Farmers’ Market 2019

May 18 2019 - 8:30am

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