The Sounding Board to House Our Neighbors is recommending a proposed package of amendments to the Bend Comprehensive Plan and Bend Development Code for three permanent shelter types (Group, Multi-Room and Outdoor) and two temporary shelter types (Temporary and Hardship Housing). The recommended amendments will be presented at the planning commission hearing on Feb. 14 at 5:30 p.m.
Public comments may be submitted in advance of the meeting via email to Senior Planner Pauline Hardie at email@example.com, and they must reference project number PLTEXT20210835.
A "virtual" (online) Neighborhood Meeting regarding a proposed residential subdivision just south of Shevlin Park Road will be held on Monday, Feb. 14 at 5 p.m. Instructions for attending the meeting are in the meeting notice posted below.
Our SWNA land use chair attended a neighborhood meeting in late December regarding Outcrop Phase II. A number of details about the new lots were discussed, as follows:
The Sounding Board to House our Neighbors is recommending a proposed package of amendments to the Bend Comprehensive Plan and Bend Development Code (attached) for three permanent shelter types (Group, Multi-Room, and Outdoor) and two temporary shelter types (Temporary and Hardship Housing). The proposed plan amends the development code to allow temporary housing and/or shelters in most neighborhoods (specifically, NorthWest Crossing; the Central Oregon Community College Special Planned District; and Treeline. "Hardship housing," as defined by the proposal, includes "manufactured dwellings ,manufactured homes, manufactured structures, mobile homes, or recreational vehicles." The plan also permits temporary shelters in "residential zones, commercial, mixed-use and public facilities zones, and light industrial districts."
A summary of the Sounding Board's work provided by the city is located here
The Bend Planning Commission will hold a virtual work session on January 24, 2022, at 5:30 pm and a virtual public hearing on February 14, 2022 at 5:30 pm to review the proposed amendments and make a recommendation to the City Council. The Planning Commission work session and hearing will be held remotely via a virtual meeting platform. Additional information may be found at https://www.bendoregon.gov/planningcommission.
CA Rowles Engineering has submitted a Site Plan Review application request for a new, 18-unit multifamily development (consisting of 9 duplex buildings) on two lots in the Medium Density Residential Zoning District (RM) at 2025 NW BLACK PINES PL, BEND, OR 97703. Public comments on the proposal are being accepted until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 23. The proposal materials can be viewed at https://cityview.ci.bend.or.us/Portal/Planning/Status?planningId=1107 and https://cityview.ci.bend.or.us/Portal/Planning/Status?planningId=1394.
Palisch Homes has petitioned the City of Bend to to amend the Treeline Master Planned Development to add 31.7 acres with 77 single-family homes including 16 townhomes, and 9.4 acres of open space; and to also modify the Discovery West Master to reallocate the required 59 multifamily, duplex, and/or triplex housing units, including at least 12 affordable units, from the Treeline Modification Area (West Area 3) to the Discovery West Master Plan (West Area 1). The meeting will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 5 at 7:00 p.m. The Zoom URL for the meeting has not yet been published but will be available prior to the meeting at http://www.bendoregon.gov/councilagenda.
The City of Bend will hold a “virtual” public hearing before the Planning Commission on Monday, January 10, 2022, at 5:30 pm. Per the meeting notice, the revisions being discussed are "Amendments to the Bend Comprehensive Plan and Appendix C: Transportation System Plan (2020) and Bend Development Code (BDC) primarily for the Juniper Ridge Overlay Zone. The proposed amendments create a new Large Tract Industrial Land Division process in the BDC for the Juniper Ridge Overlay Zone."
The Zoom URL for the meeting is not yet available, but will be published at https://www.bendoregon.gov/government/committees/planning-commission.
Engineering services firm Dowl, Inc. invites Summit West Neighborhood Association neighbors to a virtual meeting on Monday, December 13 at 5 p.m. regarding a land use application request for a Tentative Subdivision Plan for approximately 7.65 acres located at 2625 NW Shevlin Park Rd. Neighbors are invited to submit comments via email to project manager Lynn Bruno at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (458) 206-7991. The Zoom URL for the meeting is:
Meeting ID: 811 3923 7101
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.