Permit to Work in the Public Right-of-Way or Public Utility Easement - LOC 42.04.110
All construction activities in the public right-of-way or within public utility easements require a street opening permit issued by Engineering. The street opening permit application form must be filled out and submitted with a map illustrating the work to be performed and all work must comply with Lake Oswego Code (LOC) 42.0, Streets and Sidewalks and the City’s specifications and regulations and any additional permit conditions. In addition, all work performed must be in compliance with LOC 52.02.040 Erosion Control and LOC 55.08.020, Trees.
Street Opening Permit fees are as follows:
In all cases, the work site must be returned to a condition as good or better than it was prior to excavation.
Additionally, any work performed on a road which was paved within the last 5 years requires grinding and paving of the excavation site to restore the road to its previous condition. Standard details depicting typical repair are as follows:
Contact Engineering at 503.635.0270 or 503.635.0284 or by e-mail to determine if the roadway was paved within the last five years.
NOTE: An approved permit is subject to revocation if any regulations or specifications/permit condition are violated and the permit shall automatically expire if work is not begun within one year of the date of issuance.