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Historic Preservation Grants and Historic Education Grants

Grant Cycle for Fiscal Year 2024-2025 is Now Open

The City of Lake Oswego is now accepting applications for Historic Preservation Grants and Historic Education Grants.  The information provided below is an overview, additional information can be found in the Grant Guidelines.

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Arbor Month

Arbor Day is America’s National Tree Holiday, observed on the last Friday of April to celebrate the role of trees in our lives and to promote tree planting and care. Here in Lake Oswego, we celebrate the entire month of April as Lake Oswego Arbor Month. Click to read the City's Arbor Month proclamation 2024.

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PP 21-0008: Urban & Community Forestry Plan Update

Next Steps in the Urban & Community Forestry Plan Update

The city’s Urban & Community Forestry Plan, first adopted in 2007, is due for an update. The City Council established a goal of updating the Plan after an update to the city’s State of the Urban Forest Report was completed in 2022. The purpose of the Urban and Community Forestry Plan is to bring together policies, practices, and plans related to Lake Oswego’s urban forest and serves as a planning and policy tool for managing our urban forest.

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PP 22-0005: Housing Needs and Production Strategies

An updated Housing Needs Analysis was adopted in October 2023, providing a forecast of Lake Oswego’s housing needs over the next 20 years. The City has since begun to analyze potential strategies to meet those needs as a part of its Housing Production Strategy, which must be adopted by the end of 2024.

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PP 22-0001: Citywide Parking Reform

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Reconnaissance Level Survey Will Be Conducted in the Lake Grove Neighborhood

The City of Lake Oswego will be conducting a Selective Reconnaissance Level Survey in the Lake Grove Neighborhood to help us better understand the important historic and architectural places that define the community.  A Selective Reconnaissance Level Survey is a systematic architectural survey of homes that are greater than 45 years old.

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Walk in Customer Hours:
Mon- Fri 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
No new applications will be received after 11:30 a.m.

Note: Planners are available by phone
M-Tu 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
W 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.  
Th-Fri 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Location: 2nd 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

Email: planning@lakeoswego.city

Tree removal questions and comments, including Type II Inquiries and comments: trees@lakeoswego.city

Upcoming Events

Development Review Commission

Jun 17 2024 - 6:00pm

HPS Task Force Meeting #8

Jun 21 2024 - 1:00pm

Preparing for Emerald Ash Borer - Workshop

Jun 22 2024 - 10:00am

Planning Commission

Jun 24 2024 - 6:30pm

Development Review Commission

Jul 1 2024 - 7:00pm

Planning Commission

Jul 8 2024 - 6:30pm

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