(Legislative – LOC

Hearing Date, Time, and Location:
Tuesday, May 3, 2016; 6:30 p.m.*
City Council Chambers
380 A Avenue
Lake Oswego, OR 97034

*City Council meeting start times are subject to change; this public hearing will not take place earlier than 6:30 p.m.

File Number: LU 15-0064 (Ordinance 2709)

Applicant: City of Lake Oswego

Nature of Application and Proposed Legislative Amendments:
A request by the City of Lake Oswego for legislative amendments to the Lake Oswego Community Development Code (Chapter 50) for the purpose of streamlining and clarifying various code provisions related to the Lake Grove Village Center Overlay. Some of the provisions have been identified as having policy implications. Proposed amendments are to LOC 50.05.007, Lake Grove Village Center Overlay District, and LOC 50.10, Definitions and Rules of Measurement

On March 14, 2016, the Planning Commission recommended the City Council approve the proposed amendments.

The record of the proceedings for LU 15-0064 can be found on the City’s website at:
(Under “Search” enter LU 15-0064, then press “Submit”)

Amendments would be implemented through the adoption of Ordinance 2709 and its attachments, which will be considered at the public hearing. The title of the ordinance is as follows:

Ordinance No. 2709
An ordinance of the Lake Oswego City Council amending LOC 50.05.007 (Lake Grove Village Center Overlay District) of Chapter 50 (Community Development Code) to reorganize, remove redundant provisions, and correct various provisions; and adopting findings (LU 15-0064).

Copies of the Ordinance will be available from the City Recorder one week before the hearing.

Staff Contacts:
Inquiries regarding the proposal may be directed to Leslie Hamilton, Senior Planner at (503) 675-3731 or For information about the public hearing, contact Anne-Marie Simpson, City Recorder, (503) 534-4225.

How to Comment:
Bring or mail written comments to:
Anne-Marie Simpson, City Recorder Phone: (503) 534-4225
Third Floor, City Hall Fax: (503) 697-6594
380 A Avenue e-mail:
Post Office Box 369
Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034
You may attend the hearing and comment under the section for public testimony. For more about the hearing procedures, contact staff.

The City Council may make a preliminary decision following the hearing. The final City Council decision will be made by adopting written findings outlining the reasons for the decision and, if consistent with the decision, enacting the ordinance. That action usually takes place at the following Council meeting.

Time Limits on Testimony:
The purpose of time limits on testimony is to provide all interested persons with an adequate opportunity to present and respond to testimony while at the same time ensuring that the hearing can be conducted in an efficient and expeditious manner. The following time limits on testimony shall be observed, but may be changed by the Council:
Testimony will be taken in the following order: in support of the amendment, in opposition to the amendment, neutral.
* 10 minutes for a representative of a recognized neighborhood association, homeowner association, government agency, or other incorporated public interest organization;
* 5 minutes for other persons.

Publish 04/21/2016. LOR13354