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LU 16-0042: Evergreen R-7.5 Overlay Revisions

Project Description

An amendment to the Evergreen R-7.5 Overlay District code (LOC 50.05.002) to prohibit additional building height allowances for roof form projections. This code amendment is requested by the Evergreen Neighborhood Association and is intended to help implement the residential character objectives of the Evergreen Neighborhood Plan.



On January 3, 2017, the City Council made a final decision on the proposed amendments and enacted Ordinance 2726.  A link to the ordinance is available below under "Key Documents".



At its meeting on November 14, 2016, the Planning Commission approved the Findings, Conclusions and Order (the final recommendation).  A link to the Findings is available under "Key Documents" below.

The City Council public hearing is scheduled for January 3, 2017.

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



On October 10, 2016, the Planning Commission held a public hearing and considered the proposed code amendments.  The Commission accepted testimony, deliberated and made a preliminary recommendation that the City Council approve the proposed amendments.  The Findings, Conclusions and Order (the final recommendation) will be considered on November 14, 2016.

To visit the meeting webpage, click here.



On September 12, 2016, the Planning Commission held Work Session #1 with representatives of the Evergreen Neighborhood Association.  The Commission reviewed their proposed code amendments to the Evergreen R-7.5 Overlay District in preparation for the Commission's public hearing scheduled for October 10, 2016.


Staff Reports/Memorandums

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  • For the convenience of the community and are not the official version;
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-  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.)

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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 16-0042


Land Use Case


City of Lake Oswego

Project Contact

Sarah Selden, Senior Planner, (503) 697-6524 or e-mail.

Hearing Date

Tue, Jan 3, 2017

Reviewing Body

City Council

Related Meetings

Mon, Oct 10 6:30pm
Mon, Sep 12 6:30pm