(Legislative – LOC
Hearing Date, Time, and Location:
Tuesday, October 4, 2016; 6:30 p.m.
City Council Chambers
380 A Avenue
Lake Oswego, OR 97034

File Numbers: LU 15-0035 (Ordinance 2723)

Applicant: City of Lake Oswego

Nature of Application and Proposed Legislative Amendments:
A request from the City of Lake Oswego for legislative amendments to the Community Development Code to streamline and update the Commercial, Mixed Use, Industrial, and Special Use Table (LOC Table 50.03.002-2), ensure that commercial standards implement the updated Comprehensive Plan, and implement use-related amendments recommended by the Southwest Employment Area Plan. The affected sections are LOC 50.02, Base Zoning Districts; LOC 50.03, Use Regulations; LOC 50.05, Overlay and Design; and LOC 50.10, Definitions.

On September 16, 2016, the Planning Commission recommended the City Council approve the proposed amendments.

The record of the proceedings for LU 15-0035 can be found on the City’s website at:
(Under “Search” enter LU 15-0035, then press “Submit”)

Amendments would be implemented through the adoption of Ordinance 2723 and its attachments, which will be considered at the public hearing. The title of the ordinance is as follows:

Ordinance No. 2723
An ordinance of the City of Lake Oswego amending the Community Development Code to streamline and update the use tables (LOC Tables 50.03.002-1 and 50.03.002-2) and implement use-related amendments recommended by the Southwest Employment Area Plan (LU 15-0035).

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 Jessica Numanoglu, Planning Manager at (503) 635-0283 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
Third Floor, City Hall Phone: (503) 534-4225
380 A Avenue Fax: (503) 697-6594
Post Office Box 369
Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034
Please provide a reference to the case to which you are testifying – LU 15-0035.

You may attend the hearings and comment under the section for public testimony. For more about 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 09/22/2016. LOR13414