Community Development is responsible for guiding growth and development within the city limits, and includes the Planning, Building , and GIS divisions. We also work closely with the City and Planning Commissions, businesses, and residents in shaping development policies
Formally known as the Community Development Department Stakeholders Group (CDDSG), the purpose of the Development Stakeholders Group (DSG) is to foster a dialog between the City, the development community and the public to improve City development processes. The meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at the Community Development offices (221 Molalla Avenue, Suite 200) at 7:30am.
Starting Tuesday, January 3, 2017, the City of Oregon City began accepting business license applications for marijuana businesses in the City of Oregon City. As of mid-February, the City has received 12 business license applications for separate marijuana retail locations in the City. This site contains all the applicable information for applicants.
The regulations were adopted on October 19, 2016 pending the November 6 local vote which lifted the ban on marijuana businesses, and take effect on December 31, 2016.
The Oregon City Municipal Elevator, Carnegie Library and McLoughlin Promenade are among among Oregon’s latest entries in the National Register of Historic Places.
For the first time in 150 years, Oregonians have the opportunity to rediscover a cultural and scenic treasure: Willamette Falls.