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LU 16-0025: Community Development Code - Comprehensive Plan Amendment to Implement Transportation System Plan

Project Description

Amendments to the Community Development Code (CDC) to implement the policies of the Connected Community Chapter of the City’s Comprehensive Plan (Plan), as recommended in the City’s 2014 update of the Transportation System Plan (TSP). Amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and the TSP are also proposed to clarify the language and ensure consistency among the three documents as recommended during an audit of all three documents during 2015.


To view the Planning Commission Work Sessions and Public Review Draft webpage, click here.



On December 6, 2016, the City Council conducted a public hearing, approved the proposed amendments and enacted Ordinance 2725.  A link to the adopted ordinance is provided under "Key Documents."



At its meeting October 10, 2016, the Planning Commission approved the Findings, Conclusions and Order (the final recommendation) as written.  A link to the Findings is available under "Key Documents" below.

The City Council public hearing is tentatively scheduled for December 6, 2016.

For more information regarding the Council's agenda and schedule, please contact Anne-Marie Simpson, City Recorder, (503) 534-4225.



At its meeting on September 26, 2016, the Commission opened the public hearing, deliberated and made a preliminary recommendation that the City Council approve the proposed amendments as discussed during deliberations.  No citizens came forward to to testify and no written testimony was submitted.  The Findings, Conclusions and Order (the final recommendation) will be considered on October 10, 2016.


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 16-0025


Land Use Case


City of Lake Oswego

Project Contact

Debra Andreades, Senior Planner, (503) 635-0292 or e-mail or

Amanda Owings, Traffic Engineer, (503) 635-0274 or e-mail

Hearing Date

Tue, Dec 6, 2016

Reviewing Body

City Council

Related Meetings

Mon, Oct 10 6:30pm
Mon, Sep 26 8:00pm
Mon, Aug 8 6:30pm
Mon, Jun 13 6:30pm