Lake Oswego Codes


2806 – Single Use Plastic Bag Ban

2810 – SDC exemptions for Affordable Housing

2804 – Utility Franchises in the ROW

2808 – DRC Qualifications

2811 – Non-CDC Update

The online Code is current through ORDINANCE 2797, PASSED NOVEMBER 6, 2018.  We expect the above Ordinances to be uploaded by mid-February 2019.



City Code and Charter of the City of Lake Oswego, Oregon
Published by the City Attorney's Office


Welcome to the City of Lake Oswego Code and Charter page. In an effort to increase citizens' access to information, we are pleased to provide the City Charter and Code online which includes all amendments codified to date. Copies of the official City Code and Charter may be obtained from the City Attorney's Office.


To View and Print the Code and Charter

You may view and print the text from the list of Chapters, Articles and Sections selected. To view the entire Chapter, simply check on a Chapter or click the + symbol left of the Chapter to reveal its Articles. Next, click on the Article or the + symbol left of the Article to reveal and view the Sections listed beneath it. Click a Section title to view the text of that Section.

Click here to view the Code and Charter of the City of Lake Oswego and Code Interpretation Log.

NOTE:  An Adobe ® PDF of the last printed version of a chapter of the Code or the Charter may be obtained by sending an email to:  Please advise which chapter you wish to receive as well as an email address to send it to.  A "hard copy" of the last printed version of the Code and Charter (less Ch. 50) is available for a fee of $55 or $19 for a CD copy.  A "hard copy" of the last printed version of the Community Development Code (Ch. 50) is available for a fee of $64 or $19 for a CD copy.  Both are available from the City Attorney's Office (third floor) at City Hall.



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