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Tree Protection and Tree Removal Workshop

Free Workshop - Thursday, August 22!  

Learn about various types of tree removal permits and see examples of measuring tree diameter, tree protection fencing, techniques for protecting trees during construction, and more.

Class sizes are limited, preregistration is required.

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Temporary Signs During Boones Ferry Road Project

The City Council adopted Ordinance 2822 in July 2019 relaxing temporary sign restrictions for a limited time for businesses on properties directly affected by construction of the Boones Ferry Road (BFR) Project.

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LU 18-0034: Short-Term Rentals

The Planning Commission conducted a year-long process to review options for regulating short-term rentals, gathering public input and conducting public sessions and hearings. A chronology of this effort is provided below.


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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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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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Contact Information

M-Tu 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
W 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Th-Fri 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
No new applications can be submitted after 2:30 p.m.

Note: Planning counter closes at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesdays,
applications are due by 2:00 p.m.

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

Tree Protection and Tree Removal Workshop

Aug 22 2019 - 5:30pm

Planning Commission - Meeting Cancelled

Aug 26 2019 - 6:30pm

Development Review Commission

Sep 4 2019 - 7:00pm

Planning Commission

Sep 9 2019 - 6:30pm

Historic Resources Advisory Board

Sep 11 2019 - 7:00pm

Development Review Commission

Sep 16 2019 - 7:00pm

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Short-Term Rentals Code Changes

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