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LU 14-0014A: Community Development Code (CDC) Annual Housekeeping Amendments

Project Description

A request by the City of Lake Oswego for legislative amendments to the Community Development Code (CDC) to update various sections in order to correct errors, eliminate text ambiguities and redundancies, and clarify code text.  There are 25 separate amendments, including the following:

  • Clarifying townhome use in the West Lake Grove – Residential Mixed Use (WLG-RMU) Zone
  • Clarifying the fourth floor in the Downtown Redevelopment Overlay District
  • Clarifying exceptions to the Garage Appearance and Location standards.
  • Clarifying applicability of the Front Yard Setback Plane to flag lots.

Please refer to notice for additional information.


At its meeting on October 21, 2014, the City Council tentatively approved LU 14-0014A and directed staff to return with findings, conclusions and a final version of Ordinance 2643 for adoption on November 4, 2014.

The City Council is scheduled to hold a a study session on this proposal at its meeting on October 7, 2014.  The public hearing is scheduled for October 21, 2014. For more information regarding the Council's agenda and schedule, please contact Cate Schneider, City Recorder, (503) 675-3984.

At its meeting on July 1, 2014, the City Council postponed the study session to a future date.

The Findings, Conclusions & Order were approved at the Planning Commission's June 9, 2014, meeting. A link to this document can be found under "Key Documents" on this page.

The City Council is tentatively scheduled to hold a study session on this proposal at its meeting on July 1, 2014. The public hearing is tentatively scheduled for July 29, 2014.  For more information regarding the Council's agenda and schedule, please contact Cate Schneider, City Recorder, (503) 675-3984.

At its meeting on 05/28/14, the Planning Commission made a tentative recommendation based on their deliberations. Staff will return with Findings, Conclusions and Order (the final recommendation) for Commission consideration on 06/09/14.

Notice of Limitations about Materials Posted on Land Use Project Pages

The Case File Materials posted under the designated Planning Division’s Land Use Project Pages and links are:

  • For the convenience of the community and are not the official version;
  • Posted on a periodic (not daily) basis. Typically, materials are not posted until the deadline for submission has passed, in order to post all materials relating to the same deadline at the same time.
  • Materials the Project Manager has designated at the time of posting to be included in the Record before the reviewing authority– the entire contents of the Planning Division’s Case File are NOT posted.

-  There are additional materials in the Case File that the Project Manager believes are NOT for the purpose of addressing whether the proposed development application complies with the applicable criteria. These additional materials are NOT posted. (Only materials identified by the applicant or interested parties for the purpose of addressing the applicable criteria are made a part of the “record” before the reviewing authority.)

The Planning Division’s Case File may be viewed by the public Monday - Friday, excluding holidays, 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. in the Planning and Building Services Department. Persons are encouraged to contact the Project Manager to arrange for a suitable location to review the materials in the Case File.

Note: Materials exempt under the Oregon Public Records Law, ORS 192.501 and 192.502 may be withheld from public review of the Case File; such materials are NOT a part of the “record” before the reviewing authority in determining whether or not the proposed development complies with the applicable criteria.
Land Use Applications & More


LU 14-0014A


Land Use Case


City of Lake Oswego

Project Contact

Leslie Hamilton, Senior Planner, (503) 675-3731.

Hearing Date

Tue, Nov 4, 2014

Reviewing Body

City Council

Related Meetings

Tue, Jul 1 6:30pm
Mon, Jun 9 6:30pm
Wed, May 28 6:30pm