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 [...]
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 [...]
There will be two public hearings on proposed changes to the Comprehensive Plan and Development Code. November 1st and 13th. See the flyer's below for details.
The Bend City Council will hold its third of three roundtables on the topic of a transportation fee with community partners from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, October 11 at the Municipal Court building, 555 NE 15th Street. Interested community members are invited to livestream the meeting through YouTube or preregister to watch on Zoom [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
On Monday, September 25th, the Old Farm District Neighborhood Association hosted a public forum on the proposed Transportation Utility Fee (TUF) at the Bend Senior Center/Larkspur Community Center. It was well attended with many questions and comments. Mayor Kebler, Councilor Riley and key city staff made a presentation on the background for the new fee, the [...]
There will be no meeting on Monday, September 11th, 2023. Please join us in October.
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, [...]