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

Stevens Road Master Plan Pre-application Meeting

UPDATE: Video of the meeting is now available The Stevens Road Tract will be getting a Master Plan! It is now being referred to as the Stevens Ranch Master Plan. Details below.   The Old Farm District Neighborhood Association is invited to attend a virtual meeting regarding a land use application request for a [...]

By |2021-07-01T15:38:39-07:00January 1st, 2021|Categories: Land Use|Comments Off on Stevens Road Master Plan Pre-application Meeting

48-acre Addition to the Easton Master Plan

A notice of public meeting was received by OFDNA relating to the Easton Master Plan on 15th Street. The meeting will discuss plans to incorporate an additional 48-acres into the Master Planned area. This would entail nearly all the vacant land in the immediate area south of The Bridges and east of 15th Street. It includes [...]

By |2021-07-01T15:38:40-07:00October 8th, 2020|Categories: Land Use|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on 48-acre Addition to the Easton Master Plan

Code changes going before City Council

Code changes are going to the Bend City Council - the final step before taking effect. Here is the summary from the City's notice: Type IV Bend Development Code amendments to Chapters 1.2 Definitions, 2.1 Residential Districts, 2.2 Commercial Zoning Districts, 2.3 Mixed-Use Zoning Districts, 2.7 Special Planned Districts, Refinement Plans, Area Plans and Master Plans, [...]

By |2021-07-01T15:38:41-07:00September 11th, 2020|Categories: Land Use|Comments Off on Code changes going before City Council

Easton Master Plan goes to City Council

The large Easton Master Plan located on the east side of 15th Street, across from the new high school, is going before the Bend City Council. This will approve the Master Plan and realign and remove "connector" streets planned for the SE Area Plan. Here is the summary from the City's notice: Type III quasi-judicial amendment [...]

By |2021-07-01T15:38:41-07:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Land Use|Tags: , |Comments Off on Easton Master Plan goes to City Council
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