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LU 18-0034 Short Term Rentals

The survey is now active through September 30th. Please scroll down the project page LU 18-0034 and follow the "Related Links" (panel on the right) to start the Short-Term Rental Survey. You can also click "here"

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Urban & Community Forestry Workshops For 2018

Upcoming Workshop – Register Today!

Creating Backyard Habitat
Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tryon State Natural Area (Meet in the Classroom)

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Short Term Home Rentals Are Illegal in Residential Areas

Recently the Planning Commission and the City Council explored allowing the short term rental of homes in the residential areas of Lake Oswego.  Based upon these discussions, and the citizen comments received, the City Council decided to continue to permit short term rental stays only in commercial areas.

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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

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Backyard Habitat Certification Program

The Backyard Habitat Certification Program provides technical assistance and incentives to Lake Oswego residents who wish to restore native wildlife habitat in their backyards. Participants are guided through three levels of habitat restoration: silver, gold, and platinum.

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Phone: (503) 635-0290   
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