The City of Bend will host a Community Information Session on Thursday, July 22 on code amendments that will bring several changes to Bend neighborhoods.
House Bill (HB) 2001 was passed by the Oregon legislature in 2019 and requires that cities allow the development of “middle housing,” or duplexes, triplexes, quadplexes, townhomes and cottage clusters wherever single-family detached homes are allowed.
The information session will be held online from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. It will include a presentation by City staff, followed by a Q&A period.
The City has approved a Tentative Plan to subdivide 81.36 acres in the Discovery West Master Planned Development into 190 total lots consisting of:
An application for a waiver to public improvement standards for segments of Skyline Ranch Road, Ochoa Drive (for wider sidewalks minus the park strip), and Crosby Drive (cross section narrowed to eliminate parking adjacent to schools) was also approved.
To review the City's file on the project, click here. Scroll down for the phasing plan and renderings of the concept for the plaza in phase 4.