Land Use

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

Public invited to give input on the future of Climate Friendly Areas

Public invited to give input on the future of Climate Friendly Areas The Growth Management Division at the City of Bend wants to hear from the community about where to locate areas where people can live, work, and play without requiring a car. This concept is called a Climate Friendly Area. City staff are in the [...]

By |2023-11-02T16:12:01-07:00November 2nd, 2023|Categories: Affordable Housing, Construction, Land Use, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Public invited to give input on the future of Climate Friendly Areas

Stevens Road Tract Development – Open House October 19th

The City will host an informational open house from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 19 at Caldera High School with light refreshments. The public is welcome to send written comments about the amendments starting Oct. 19 and up through the end of a public hearing before the City Council set for Dec. 6.    Questions [...]

By |2023-10-10T10:20:35-07:00October 10th, 2023|Categories: Land Use, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Stevens Road Tract Development – Open House October 19th

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

Housing Development Approval Along Country Club & Murphy

A 565-lot phased land division of 124 acres, including 492 lots for single-unit detached homes, 72 lots for townhomes, and one lot zoned for Convenience Commercial, consistent with the approved Murphy Road Minor Master Plan.

By |2023-10-10T10:11:54-07:00October 10th, 2023|Categories: Land Use, News|Comments Off on Housing Development Approval Along Country Club & Murphy
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