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City of Lake Oswego Oregon - Luscher Farm

LU 12-0032: Foothills - Amendments to Create New Special District Plan for Foothills Area

Project Description

Amendments to the Comprehensive Plan Map, the text of the Comprehensive Plan, and the Community Development Code (CDC).  Proposed amendments will implement the Foothills Framework Plan by creating a new Special District Plan for the Foothills area.


November 5, 2012
At its special meeting on November 5, 2012, the Planning Commission reviewed the draft Findings, Conclusions and Order and made several revisions.  At its regular meeting on November 14, 2012, staff will return with revised Findings for the Planning Commission's consideration.

The City Council is tentatively scheduled to hold a study session on this proposal at its meeting on November 13, 2012 and the public hearing is tentatively scheduled for November 27, 2012.  For more information regarding the Council's agenda and schedule, please contact Cate Schneider, City Recorder, (503) 675-3984.

October 23, 2012
At its October 22, 2012, meeting, the Planning Commission made a preliminary decision to recommend that City Council approve this proposal contingent upon the Council making a specific finding that the proposed amendment is in compliance with Metro’s Title 3, LU 12-0032, Ordinance 2599 (Exhibit A-1.1, as revised pursuant to Findings No. 6 and 7). The Findings, Conclusions & Order (the final decision) will be considered at a special meeting on November 5, 2012.

October 10, 2012
The public hearing remains open and was continued to Monday, October 22, 2012.

September 28, 2012
An informational meeting will be held on the Foothills Mixed Use Zone and related amendments on Thursday, October 4, 2012, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall, 380 A Avenue, Lake Oswego.


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


Lake Oswego, OR 97034


LU 12-0032


Land Use Case


City of Lake Oswego (A)

Project Contact

Debra Andreades, Senior Planner, (503) 635-0292

Hearing Date

Mon, Oct 8, 2012

Reviewing Body

Planning Commission

Related Meetings

Mon, Oct 22 6:30pm
Mon, Oct 8 6:30pm