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To protect the health of our public and our employees during the current COVID-19 pandemic, Clackamas County has closed this office to the public, effective until at least April 20.

Please contact us by email or mail. We will work to respond as quickly as we can, but we do ask for your patience as we focus on providing public service and keeping our community and staff safe.

Phone 503-742-4344
Mail Business and Community Services
150 Beavercreek Road Room #419
Oregon City, OR 97045

COVID-19 Related Frequently Asked Questions

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No, all Clackamas County libraries are closed until further notice.

  • Please do not return library materials. Most libraries are not currently accepting returns, and due dates for materials have been extended.
  • Your holds will stay on the shelf, and will be available for at least a week after your library re-opens.
  • We encourage patrons to use the variety of online resources your libraries have available including eBooks and eAudiobooks.

If you don't have a library card, you can now register for one online.

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We hope not, but don’t know for sure. Opsis Architects, the lead design consultant for the project, is running a virtual office and working on design alternatives for review by the task forces and the community. The county project management team is also working remotely and assessing options for conducting task force and community meetings online. If community engagement can be successful in a virtual format, the master plan for the project will be completed in September 2020 as originally scheduled. Find updates on the project website.

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We hope not, but don’t know for sure. The anticipated construction start for the libraries, park and community center is still winter 2022. The construction schedule will be updated, if necessary, after the master planning process is complete.

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NCPRD parks, trails and natural areas remain open to the public. Park visitors must follow social distancing rules and keep 6 feet from others.

However, in compliance with Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s Executive Order No. 20-12, the following NCPRD outdoor amenities are CLOSED to the public until further notice:

  • Playgrounds
  • Restrooms
  • Dog parks
  • Tennis courts
  • Basketball courts
  • Sport fields
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We are deep cleaning and sanitizing all surfaces in the Milwaukie Center and North Clackamas Aquatic Park while the facilities are closed.

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Yes. In accordance with orders and advice from Governor Kate Brown, the Oregon Health Authority and Clackamas County, to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the public health, the North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District (NCPRD) has closed all indoor facilities and canceled all programming and events until further notice.

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Yes, the Aquatic Park is closed until further notice, and all areas of the park are undergoing deep cleaning.

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Although the Milwaukie Center is closed until further notice, the Meals on Wheels program is continuing to operate as normal. Please call 503-653-8100 for anyone in need of contacting us directly.

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At this time our registration schedule for the summer has not changed. Summer registration is scheduled to open at 9 a.m., April 7 for NCPRD residents. Registration for non-residents will begin at 9 a.m., April 14. See our summer schedule. This is subject to change; any updates will be posted on our website.

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We hope not, but don’t know for sure at this time. NCPRD staff continues to apply for grants and do essential work to bring the Milwaukie Bay Park Project to fruition. The project is on schedule for the design team to begin design and engineering drawings in summer 2020. If the schedule changes due to COVID-19 impacts, staff will provide updates to the community.

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Stone Creek Golf Club is closed out of concern for our golf course patrons, staff and other visitors who access the course on a regular basis during operating hours. While it is an open-air venue, that does not minimize the need to restrict gatherings and ensure the proper cleaning of equipment and other publicly used facilities that is needed to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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No, County Parks are closed to the public until further notice. Restrooms are locked, and no public services are offered during the closure. Staff will continue to perform critical facility maintenance (including turf), critical repair work, trash removal, collection and processing of existing fees, and surveillance activities.

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No decisions have been made at this time about the County Fair, which is currently scheduled for Aug. 18-22. At this time the Clackamas County Fairgrounds & Event Center in Canby is closed until further notice.

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Yes, we can help you access resources. Our staff is working remotely and is available to businesses.

If your Clackamas County business has experienced economic injury from the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, please complete the Estimated Disaster Economic Injury Worksheet for Businesses and email it to 4Biz@clackamas.us. Forms will be collected and shared with state agencies.

The EIDL program provides low-interest working capital loans to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives and most private nonprofit organizations. Loans cannot be made to governmental entities, including Tribes.

See our website for more information.

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Stonecreek Golf Course

The mission of the Business and Community Services Department is to provide and promote County Libraries, County Fair, Rural Parks, Forest Management, Stone Creek Golf Club, Property Management, and Business and Economic Development for economic, informational, educational, and recreational resources and programs for Clackamas County residents, visitors, and business partners so that Clackamas County continues to be a great place to live, learn, visit, work and play.

Providing exceptional parks and recreation programs, facilities and services. 

Resources for older adults and their families – and a place for the community to gather, grow and contribute.

Dive into fun with Oregon’s largest wave pool, a toddler splash zone, diving and lap pools, waterslides, and a 29-foot rock wall. 

Forests are a key to the quality of life in Clackamas County. County forest properties are open for most day-use activities.

Parks managed by the county and located throughout the county.

First-rate golf experience in a relaxed setting in Oregon City.

Offering innovative incentives to help businesses thrive in Clackamas. 

Connects people with foreclosed properties via surplus real estate auctions. 

Through educational activities, healthy competitions and youth events, we showcase all the best in agriculture and industry that Clackamas has to offer.

Clackamas County library between Oak Grove and Jennings Lodge.

Providing services to the 13 member libraries within the Library District of Clackamas County

Operations and support of one Clackamas County Library branch, Oak Lodge, and 11 city libraries.

Clackamas County is bringing a new community center, park and libraries to the Oak Lodge and Gladstone communities

Contact Us
Department Staff
Laura Zentner
Director
503-742-4351

Phone:503-742-4344

150 Beavercreek Road Room #419 Oregon City, OR 97045

Office Hours:

⚠ Due to COVID-19, our offices are closed to the public. At this time the closure is expected to continue through April 20. Our employees are available and working to meet your needs remotely.