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LU 14-0018: CDC Amendments - Nonconforming Structures & Uses, and Adjustments, Alternatives & Variances

Project Description

A request by the City of Lake Oswego for legislative amendments to sections in the Community Development Code (CDC) pertaining to Nonconforming Structures, and Adjustments, Alternatives and Variances intended to update, streamline and simplify these code sections so they are easier to understand and administer.

Please refer to notice for additional information.


The City Council study session originally scheduled for 11/04/14 has been rescheduled to 02/03/15.  The public hearing is tentatively scheduled for 02/17/15.

For more information regarding the Council's agenda and schedule, please contact Cate Schneider, City Recorder, (503) 675-3984.

At its meeting 09/08/14, the Planning Commission approved the Findings, Conclusions and Order (the final recommendation).  A copy is available to view below, under "Key Documents."

The City Council is scheduled to hold a study session on these proposed amendments at its meeting on 11/04/14.  For more information regarding the Council's agenda and schedule, please contact Cate Schneider, City Recorder, (503) 675-3984.

At its meeting on 08/25/14, the Planning Commission completed their deliberations and made a preliminary recommendation that the City Council approve the proposed amendments with changes as discussed during deliberations.  The Findings, Conclusions and Order (the final recommendation) will be considered on 09/08/14.

At its meeting on 07/28/14, the Planning Commission opened the public hearing, received a presentation from staff and accepted public testimony.  The Planning Commission continued the hearing to 08/25/14, for deliberation.  The public testimony portion of the hearing has been closed.

Staff Reports/Memorandums

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 14-0018


Land Use Case


City of Lake Oswego (A)

Project Contact

Jessica Numanoglu, Senior Planner, (503) 635-0283 or e-mail.

Hearing Date

Tue, Feb 17, 2015

Reviewing Body

City Council

Related Meetings

Tue, Nov 4 5:30pm
Mon, Sep 8 6:30pm
Mon, Aug 25 6:30pm
Mon, Jul 28 6:30pm