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
The City of Bend is proposing amendments to Bend Development Code regarding Short Term Rentals (STR). The amendments would increase the separation distance from 250 feet to 500 feet between STR properties in residential zones outside of the Old Mill District for any new STRs. An exemption would also be…Read More
The City of Bend is developing municipal code provisions to regulate unsanctioned camping on City rights-of-way and City-owned property, like public streets, sidewalks, and landscape strips in Bend. As part of developing the code, the City will host two informational open houses this month. The purpose of the open houses…Read More
The City is holding an Open House and question-and-answer session about the proposed Home Energy Score Program on Monday August 1 at 3:00pm. The meeting will be held in Council Chambers at City Hall, 710 NW Wall Street. You may also attend virtually with Zoom, please register here. Zoom attendees…Read More
Land Use / Development Notices
The application for a 5-lot mixed-use development adjacent to the Box Factory has been revised and is advancing through the planning process. This application includes a proposed 3-building, 3-story mixed-use development, with 12,640 square feet of commercial space and 16 residential units with room for expansion on the vacant lot…Read More
Survey Reveals Strong Support for Deschutes South Canyon as Parkland Several Neighborhood Associations recently conducted the Deschutes South Canyon Use Survey to learn how residents and visitors currently use this area and to get their thoughts on its future. The survey garnered responses from 2,039 people with an overwhelming majority…Read More
There will be a public meeting for a proposed 9 lot shared court subdivision on the vacant lot at 274 SW Bluff Drive at the intersection of SW Bond Street and SW Bluff Drive. Download the meeting notification here. The planning web page has additional information and diagrams. Plans will…Read More