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  • The Planning Commission and Commission for Citizen Involvement are developing a set of goals for 2015. They are seeking input from the community regarding which goals should be pursued, which goals should be deferred or dropped, and how the goals should be prioritized from most important to least important.


    The Sensitive Lands program is a set of land use regulations that protect streams, wetlands, and tree groves. Currently the regulations apply to approximately ten percent of properties in the City of Lake Oswego. A City Council goal for 2014 is to “adopt changes to the...

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    In 2014, Lake Oswego celebrates its 25th year as a Tree City USA (TCUSA)! TCUSA is a certification provided by the National Arbor Day Foundation to recognize cities for demonstrating a strong commitment to managing and caring for trees.

  • The Planning Commission and Planning Department are seeking public feedback on amendments to the Community Development Code, which are proposed for the purposes of ongoing maintenance, making the code more user-friendly, and complying with Oregon statute.

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  • 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.