Code Changes

Tree Preservation Code Update

In response to community concern and Council direction, changes to how and where the City requires tree preservation during new development are being proposed. The goal is to preserve more trees in town while not impeding the development of needing housing. The City recently held two community Q&A sessions about proposed recommended changes to our tree [...]

By |2024-03-29T11:54:11-07:00March 29th, 2024|Categories: Code Changes, Land Use, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Tree Preservation Code Update

Q&A Sessions To Be Held About The Tree Preservation Recommendations

The City of Bend wants to hear your questions about the future of tree preservation in our community.   Two Q&A sessions will be held the following dates:  March 7 at 11:30 a.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, 710 NW Wall St and virtually. Register for the virtual meeting here.  March 12 at 5:30 p.m. at [...]

By |2024-02-22T14:52:48-08:00February 22nd, 2024|Categories: Code Changes, Land Use, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Q&A Sessions To Be Held About The Tree Preservation Recommendations

Paving the Way for Bend’s Transportation Future

City Council reviews Draft Code On February 7th, the Bend City Council had its initial review of the draft code that will implement a Transportation Fee. The draft code and associated fee schedule are available for public review at bendoregon.gov/transportation-fee. The funds will be used for operations and maintenance of the City transportation system, including pavement [...]

By |2024-02-10T08:56:20-08:00February 10th, 2024|Categories: Code Changes, Local Taxes, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Paving the Way for Bend’s Transportation Future

Tree Code Update

Given the interest in the subject of tree preservation in the community, it's important to know that the Bend City Council gave staff direction last night to organize two community Q&A sessions on the recommendations made by the Tree Regulation Advisory Update Committee. Read a general overview of the recommendations here or learn more about what [...]

By |2024-02-09T15:55:32-08:00February 9th, 2024|Categories: Code Changes, Land Use, News|Comments Off on Tree Code Update

Public Hearing to Discuss Proposed Changes to Bend Comprehensive Plan and Bend Development Code

There were two public hearings in November to discuss proposed changes to Bend's Comprehensive Plan and the Development Code.  The public discussion now moves to the City Council on January 17th. The Bend City Council next week will review proposed changes to its water, transportation, and sewer System Development Charges that include creating more consistency in [...]

By |2023-12-03T13:43:56-08:00December 3rd, 2023|Categories: Code Changes, Land Use, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Public Hearing to Discuss Proposed Changes to Bend Comprehensive Plan and Bend Development Code

Tree Regulation Update Advisory Committee – Meeting Summary Oct 4, 2023

TREE REGULATION UPDATE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING RECAP Oct. 4, 2023 Want to stay in the loop about tree regulation? Here’s what you need to know. THE CONTEXT: Earlier this year, the Bend City Council created a temporary committee – The Tree Regulation Update Advisory Committee (TRUAC) – to explore preserving trees during new development while producing [...]

By |2023-10-10T10:17:04-07:00October 10th, 2023|Categories: Code Changes, Land Use, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Tree Regulation Update Advisory Committee – Meeting Summary Oct 4, 2023

Proposed Comprehensive Plan and Development Code Amendments

The City of Bend is proposing amendments to Bend Comprehensive Plan Chapters, 5 Housing and 11, Growth Management and amendments to Bend Development Code Chapters 1.2, Definitions, 2.1, Residential Districts (UAR, RL, RS, RM-10,RM RH),  2.7, Special Planned Districts, Refinement Plans, Area Plans and Master Plans, 3.1, Lot, Parcel and Block Design, Access and Circulation, 3.6, [...]

By |2023-09-01T14:42:06-07:00September 1st, 2023|Categories: Affordable Housing, Code Changes, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Proposed Comprehensive Plan and Development Code Amendments

Tree Regulation Update Advisory Committee

    Tree Regulation Update Advisory Committee This summer the Tree Regulation Update Advisory Committee (TRUAC) has been meeting to help the City of Bend come up with new rules that aim to protect trees during development while balancing housing affordability. The committee is comprised of various community members including professional arborists, neighborhood district representatives, developers, [...]

By |2023-08-20T10:49:55-07:00August 20th, 2023|Categories: Code Changes, Land Use, News|Comments Off on Tree Regulation Update Advisory Committee
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