The City of Bend is proposing amendments to Bend Development Code (BDC) 3.6.500, Short-Term Rentals (PLTEXT20220449). The proposed amendments increase the separation distance between properties zoned RL, RS, RM, RH and MR outside of the Old Mill District Boundary for any new short-term rentals (proposal is to increase from 250’ to 500’) in BDC 3.6.500.E, Concentration Limits, and add an exemption to BDC 3.6.500.K, Abandonment of Use, for a long-term lease of 12 months or greater in compliance with BC 7.16.070, Criteria for Approval of an Operating License and Operating License Renewal. There will also be amendments to the Bend Code (BC).
The following are the Planning Commission and City Council work session and hearing dates:
Planning Commission Work Session –August 22, 2022
Planning Commission Hearing – September 12, 2022
These meetings will be conducted in person at 710 NW Wall Street, Bend, OR, 97703 in City Hall Council Chambers and virtually (attendance instructions will be posted on the Planning Commission agenda at https://www.bendoregon.gov/planningcommission).
CC Work Session – September 21, 2022
CC First Reading – October 5, 2022
CC Second Reading – October 19, 2022
These meetings will be conducted in person at 710 NW Wall Street, Bend, OR, 97703 and virtually (attendance instructions will be posted on the Council agenda at www.bendoregon.gov/councilagenda prior to the hearing).
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