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

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

City of Bend Completes Planning for Stevens Road Tract

After more than two years of public process, the Bend City Council unanimously adopted amendments to the Bend Comprehensive Plan for guiding the master planning of the Stevens Road Tract. In 2021, the state Legislature passed a unique bill that allows Bend to bring 261 acres of land in southeast Bend into the Urban Growth Boundary [...]

By |2024-02-09T15:48:59-08:00February 9th, 2024|Categories: Land Use, News|Comments Off on City of Bend Completes Planning for Stevens Road Tract

Public Hearing – Stevens Tract Amendments

The Bend City Council will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at 7:00 pm to consider and accept public testimony on proposed amendments to the text of the Bend Comprehensive Plan, the Bend Development Code, and the Bend Transportation Plan and to the Bend Comprehensive Plan map.  The proposed amendments are intended for the Stevens [...]

By |2024-01-19T11:38:00-08:00January 19th, 2024|Categories: Land Use, News|Comments Off on Public Hearing – Stevens Tract Amendments

Neighborhood Meeting for Proposed Subdivision Phases within the Stevens Ranch Master Plan

On behalf of Stevens Ranch LLC, DOWL will be hosting a neighborhood meeting on Tuesday, January 30th, at 6pm to discuss proposed tentative subdivision plans within the Stevens Ranch Master Plan area. As required by Bend Development Code (BDC) Chapter 4.1.215(B)(1), we are emailing both of you as the land use chairs of the Old Farm and Larkspur [...]

By |2024-01-12T16:27:05-08:00January 12th, 2024|Categories: Land Use, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Neighborhood Meeting for Proposed Subdivision Phases within the Stevens Ranch Master Plan

Study Shows Potential Climate Friendly Areas

A new study done by the City of Bend shows what areas of town could be mixed-use districts where people can live and work without requiring a car. This concept is called a Climate Friendly Area, also known as a CFA. Climate Friendly Areas are part of the Climate Friendly and Equitable Communities set of rules [...]

By |2023-12-19T09:29:34-08:00December 19th, 2023|Categories: Affordable Housing, Land Use, News|Comments Off on Study Shows Potential Climate Friendly Areas

Tree Regulation Update Advisory Committee Makes Recommendations to Preserve Trees

The Tree Regulation Update Advisory Committee is recommending several new changes to the Bend City Council that intend to preserve larger trees during new development while not creating a barrier to building more needed housing. The Tree Regulation Update Advisory Committee voted on Dec. 5 to recommend a variety of changes to the Bend Development Code, [...]

By |2023-12-18T14:22:57-08:00December 18th, 2023|Categories: Land Use, News|Comments Off on Tree Regulation Update Advisory Committee Makes Recommendations to Preserve Trees

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
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