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)
 
Telecom

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

Telecom
$0, fiber use by the City.
Ordinance 2691
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.