Existing Franchise Agreements
Utility operators with an unexpired franchise agreement in effect and in good standing as of the effective date of Chapter 51 will be upheld for the remainder of the term of that franchise agreement.
For more information about current franchise agreements in Lake Oswego, see the table below. Links are included for full access to currently enacted agreements, as well as customer service information. Please note that maintenance or repair requests should be directed to the utility that owns the infrastructure.
|Provider||Type of Utility||Franchise Fee||Link to Agreement||Expiration of Franchise Agreement||Notes & Inquiries|
|Portland General Electric (PGE)||Electric||3.5% of revenues||Ordinance 2610||January 23, 2023||For streetlight issues, please call Lake Oswego Public Works at 503-635-0280. All other power issues should be directed towards PGE at 503-464-7777.|
|Republic Services||Solid Waste – Trash Hauling||5.0% of revenues||Ordinance 2600||December 13, 2022||Customer Service: 503-636-3011|
|Comcast (MACC)*||Cable||5.0% of revenues||Ordinance 2681||June 30, 2025||Customer Service for reporting problems with utility lines, cabinets: 1-888-824-8264|
|Ziply Fiber (MACC)*||Cable||5.0% of revenues||Ordinance 2486||April 3, 2022||Customer Service: 1-866-699-4759|
|CenturyLink (MACC)*||Cable||5.0% of revenues||Ordinance 2686||December 21, 2020||Customer Service: 1-800-244-1111|
Ziply Fiber(was Frontier/Verizon NW)
|Telecom||4.3% of revenues||Ordinance 2484||April 17, 2022||
Customer Service to report problems with lines or boxes: 1-866-699-4759
|Wave Broadband (Astound)
5.0% of revenues or $1,500 per quarter, whichever is greater.
|Ordinance 2693||December 17, 2025||Customer Service to report problems with lines or boxes: 1-866-928-3123|
CBX – Clackamas County Fiber
|$0, fiber use by the City.||
|August 4, 2025||County owned/operated dark fiber line in the City.|
*MACC – The Metropolitan Area Communications Commission negotiates cable agreements for several cities in the Portland area, including Lake Oswego.