About Southern Crossing
The Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association (SCNA) was established by the Bend City Council on February 19, 2003, making SCNA the 5th of 13 recognized neighborhood associations.
Our neighborhood boundaries are the Parkway (Hwy 97) and Colorado Avenue east to west and between Arizona and Powers north to south. View detailed maps.
Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association has 882.9 acres (91.4 vacant), 1,889 tax lots, and 452 active business licenses.
Latest News from Southern Crossing
Due to ongoing drought conditions and extreme fire risk, the City of Bend has extended the fireworks ban through December 1. This includes the ban on the use of all fireworks – legal or illegal – within the City of Bend through that date. Under the emergency order, use of…Read More
The Bend Parks & Recreation District has made a plan for recreational access and habitat restoration at parks along the Deschutes River. Projects in Riverbend Park and Farewell Bend Park (including the Cedarwood trailhead) in SCNA are part of the plan. They are looking for public comment on the draft…Read More
The City wants to hear what’s most important to you as they plan for a reliable water future for our growing community. Visit the online open house for the City of Bend’s Integrated Water System Master Plan to stay informed, give feedback, and participate in planning for Bend’s water future.…Read More
Land Use / Development Notices
There will be a public meeting for the proposed construction of three 3-story mixed use buildings with associated parking. Commercial is on the ground floors, with 21 residential units above. The pre-application plans indicate the 21 residential units will be short term rentals. The property is located at 325 NW…Read More
The Bend Planning Commission met on July 26 to vote on recommendations to City Council regarding Development Code changes to support HB2001. While HB2001 requires allowing duplexes, triplexes, and quadplexes on any single family lot, the draft changes go beyond those requirements, such as allowing increased building height and reducing…Read More
There will be a public meeting for a proposed 16 lot single family subdivision of a 1.54 acre parcel zoned RM. The property is located at 1285 SW Silver Lake Blvd. Download the subdivision plan here. Additional information is available on the planning application web page. The virtual meeting will…Read More
What kind of city do I want in 20 years? A city that embraces all the values underpinning why we love it here now: The natural outdoors, friendliness, clean air, an acceptance of each other, and a pretty good lifestyle overall. ~ Mayor Sally Russell