Commercial Development at Brosterhous and Murphy – Update

On October 21st, 2021 a Zoom meeting was hosted by the architect and his client (GP Energy) to discuss their proposed project and design prior to submitting it to the City of Bend, for a commercial development on the small plot of land at the SW corner of Brosterhous and Murphy.  There were about 40 guests [...]

By |2021-10-22T17:51:48-07:00October 21st, 2021|Categories: Land Use, News|Comments Off on Commercial Development at Brosterhous and Murphy – Update

Sweeping Statewide Rule Changes – Major Impact on Urban Development

Climate-Friendly and Equitable Communities Rulemaking The following bit of information comes from the City of Bend's Jon Skidmore | Chief Operating Officer/Assistant City Manager regarding the sweeping changes that will affect urban planning throughout the state as a result of Governor Brown's recent executive order 20-04 on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.  There are links below for [...]

By |2021-10-19T12:25:36-07:00October 19th, 2021|Categories: Land Use, News|Comments Off on Sweeping Statewide Rule Changes – Major Impact on Urban Development

Transportation Bond Projects – Latest News & How to Get Involved

The Transportation Bond Oversight Committee (TBOC) has been meeting to prioritize General Obligation (GO) Bond projects over the next 5 years. Councilor Kebler and Transportation Engineer Robin Lewis put together a summary of what is happening and how neighbors can get involved, as there is an important meeting coming up on Nov. 9:   IMPORTANT LINKS [...]

By |2021-10-18T19:24:36-07:00October 18th, 2021|Categories: Land Use, News|Comments Off on Transportation Bond Projects – Latest News & How to Get Involved

Zoom Meeting Invite – Proposed Commercial Development at Brosterhous & Murphy

Zoom Meeting Invite Proposed Commercial Development at Brosterhous & Murphy Discuss Developer Design Plans for a Proposed Commercial Development at Brosterhous and Murphy The Architect and applicant representative for a new proposal for the commercial development on the SW corner of Brosterhous and Murphy Rd (61095 Brosterhous Rd) would like to present to you the proposed [...]

By |2021-10-18T10:45:06-07:00October 17th, 2021|Categories: Land Use, Meetings|Comments Off on Zoom Meeting Invite – Proposed Commercial Development at Brosterhous & Murphy

New Houseless Shelter Options in Bend – Proposed Code Amendments

This article is to share information regarding code amendments the city is proposing to enable more shelter types for those without homes.  It's happening fast.  This first link is to the City's website for The Sounding Board to House our Neighbors, which is a group assembled to advise the city on this issue.  There is a [...]

By |2021-10-13T16:50:18-07:00October 13th, 2021|Categories: Houselessness, Land Use, News|Comments Off on New Houseless Shelter Options in Bend – Proposed Code Amendments

Admiral and King Jehu Sewer Project

Construction is tentatively scheduled to begin early 2022 and last approximately 6 months. The project limits are on Admiral Way, King Jehu Way, and a portion of King Hezekiah Way. An overview map of the project area is attached. Local access will be provided throughout the entire project. The contractor has not yet been selected, so [...]

By |2021-10-09T16:29:08-07:00October 8th, 2021|Categories: Land Use, News|Comments Off on Admiral and King Jehu Sewer Project

Important Oct 5th Meeting on the Transportation Bond – Public Comment Now!

September 2021 - Go Bond Draft Project List (Aerial rendering of Hawthorne Overcrossing from Bend’s downtown (at left) to midtown (at right). Courtesy of Ashley Vance Engineering and 10 Over Studio.) For years, Bendites have bemoaned the fact that people who walk, bike, and roll don’t have safe and viable ways to cross 3rd Street. Bend [...]

By |2021-10-03T09:09:02-07:00October 2nd, 2021|Categories: Land Use, News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Important Oct 5th Meeting on the Transportation Bond – Public Comment Now!

City Council Hearing on HB 2001

The Bend City Council will hold a public hearing on modifications to the Bend Development Code on September 15th. Visit bendoregon.gov/councilagenda as the date approaches for full meeting details and how you can participate, including providing public comment. You may also write to City Council in advance at council@bendoregon.gov. The changes under consideration at this meeting [...]

By |2021-08-22T14:01:54-07:00August 22nd, 2021|Categories: Land Use|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on City Council Hearing on HB 2001

Draft code changes implementing HB 2001 now available for review

A law passed by the Oregon legislature in 2019 requires that cities allow middle housing types where single-family homes are permitted. Duplexes must be allowed on any lot where single-family detached homes are allowed. Triplexes, quadplexes, townhomes, and cottage clusters must be allowed in any zone where single-family detached homes are allowed. In order to implement the [...]

By |2021-07-01T15:38:28-07:00May 7th, 2021|Categories: Land Use|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Draft code changes implementing HB 2001 now available for review

Updates to Bend’s sign code for developers

The Neighborhood Leadership Alliance (NLA) has been working with the City of Bend to improve the signage that is required to be posted at new developments. You might have seen the small white signs posted at empty lots, written in marker and usually worn or blown away within a few days. New requirements are going to [...]

By |2021-07-01T15:38:34-07:00January 26th, 2021|Categories: Land Use|Comments Off on Updates to Bend’s sign code for developers
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