Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association

Development Code Changes go to City Council, Public Input Needed

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association / August 24, 2021 / Comments Off on Development Code Changes go to City Council, Public Input Needed

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 parking requirements. Additionally, one unit…

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Deschutes River Access and Habitat Restoration Plan

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association / August 14, 2021 / Comments Off on Deschutes River Access and Habitat Restoration Plan

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 plan. The planning team has…

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Public Meeting for 16 Lot Subdivision

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association / August 14, 2021 / Comments Off on Public Meeting for 16 Lot Subdivision

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 be held via Zoom on…

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Final Chance to Comment on Code Changes for Higher Density Housing with Less Parking

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association / July 21, 2021 / Comments Off on Final Chance to Comment on Code Changes for Higher Density Housing with Less Parking

At their Monday, July 26, 5:30pm meeting, the Bend Planning Commission will be voting on proposed Bend Development Code changes (download them here) to support higher density housing, taller buildings, and less parking (Bend’s response to Oregon HB2001). There are a lot of myths about these changes, so it’s important to point out that Neighborhood Associations…

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Open House for Water Systems Master Plan

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association / July 15, 2021 / Comments Off on Open House for Water Systems Master Plan

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. Learn about steps the City…

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