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PP 19-0012: Luscher Farm Area Concept Plan-2020

The City of Lake Oswego intends to submit an application to Metro for a major amendment to the Portland Metro Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) by March 15, 2020 (Metro’s deadline) to add approximately 83.3 acres of City-owned parks and open spaces (“Luscher Farm”) to the UGB. Metro code requires a concept plan be submitted with applications for major amendments to the UGB.

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Tree Care and Maintenance

The City’s contract arborist prepares tree maintenance and care articles quarterly that contains seasonal tips and advice on caring for your trees. The topic for Fall 2019 is Insects and Diseases. More seasonal tree care topics are also available in the Tree Care and Maintenance Archives link below the article.

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Starting a Business in Lake Oswego

The City of Lake Oswego welcomes new businesses and encourages business expansion.

Business License

A business license is required to operate a business in Lake Oswego, unless exempted by State law. This includes home-based businesses and door-to-door solicitation. 

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Temporary Signs During Boones Ferry Road Project

The City Council adopted Ordinance 2822 in July 2019 relaxing temporary sign restrictions for a limited time for businesses on properties directly affected by construction of the Boones Ferry Road (BFR) Project.

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LU 18-0034: Short-Term Rentals

The Planning Commission conducted a year-long process to review options for regulating short-term rentals, gathering public input and conducting public sessions and hearings. A chronology of this effort is provided below.

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Monthly Updates on Planning and Building Activity

Monthly updates on Planning and Building activities are posted at the link below. For more information, please contact Scot Siegel, Planning and Building Services Director, at ssiegel@lakeoswego.city

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W 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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No new applications can be submitted after 2:30 p.m.

Note: Planning counter closes at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesdays,
applications are due by 2:00 p.m.

Location: 3rd Floor, City Hall, 380 A Avenue, Lake Oswego, 97034

Mailing Address: PO Box 369, Lake Oswego, OR 97034

Phone: (503) 635-0290   
Fax: (503) 635-0269

E-Mail: planning@lakeoswego.city
Type II Tree removal questions and comments: trees@lakeoswego.city

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