Land Use / Development

SCNA's Role in Land Use / Development

The City of Bend keeps the Neighborhood Association informed of any significant potential land use activity in our Neighborhood and adjacent Neighborhoods, and the Land Use Committee sends a representative to public meetings associated with development in the neighborhood. We also seek to make sure that you, as neighbors, have an opportunity to know what is happening with land development before you see construction begin. 

The City assigns a project number to all land use actions that come before the Planning Department. All paperwork associated with the project is available online, on the City of Bend website. If you choose to write to the City regarding any land use issue, please include the project number to make sure your comments get to the right place. 

The links below can be used to find info on current land use activity in the Southern Crossing neighborhood. If you are having trouble finding what you are looking for, please let us know and we will try to help.

Developers and others that are required by the City of Bend to contact us may write and e-mail

Vice Chair / Land Use Coordinator
Roberta Silverman

​Mailing address:
Southern Crossing
Neighborhood Association
Attn: Land Use Chair
PO Box 1332
Bend OR 97709

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Land Use Notices, Notice of Events,
Public Hearings, and Public Meetings

Note:  To look up the full notification and pertinent documents, go to ePlans on the City website at this link:
https://www.bendoregon.gov/government/departments/community-development/eplans
Choose the Public Viewer and enter the full PZ number in the Search bar in the upper, right-hand corner (example:  PZ-00-0000)

Public Meeting for Major 33 Acre Community Master Plan Near Old Mill District

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association | Nov 30, 2022

There will be a public meeting for one of the most significant new developments in Southern Crossing – the Timber Yards Major Community Master Plan. The proposed development on about 33 acres zoned Mixed-Use Urban is located at 175 SW Industrial Way (East and North of SW Bond Street, adjacent to the Box Factory…

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Public Meeting for Mixed Use Development with Apartments and Short Term Rentals

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association | Nov 11, 2022

There will be a public meeting for a proposed development project consisting of a mixed-use building that will include ground floor commercial space including a restaurant, a covered parking garage, apartments and short term rentals. The project is located at 325 SW Cyber Drive, between SW Simpson Avenue and SW Emkay Drive. Download…

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COID Property Line Adjustment Update

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association | Nov 11, 2022

As recently reported, COID had submitted a series of five Type II Property Line Adjustment (PLA) applications to the City in order to reconfigure the parcels in the Deschutes South Canyon that it proposes selling to a developer.  The City received a record breaking number of public comments – 338 in…

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Comment Period for 18-Unit Residential Development In Old Mill District

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association | Oct 12, 2022

The application for an 18-unit residential development consisting of three 3-story townhouse buildings in the Old Mill District has been submitted to the City of Bend. The property located at 623 SW Mill View Way is zoned Mixed Use Riverfront (MR) and is currently vacant. This application, plans, drawings, and…

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Public Meeting for Three New Commercial Buildings In The Old Mill District

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association | Oct 12, 2022

There will be a public meeting for a proposed development project consisting of three commercial buildings with 31,000 square feet of retail and residential (nine units) space in the Old Mill District. The project is located on three tax lots located south of the intersection of SW Mill A Drive…

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Update on Deschutes South Canyon

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association | Oct 4, 2022

The three Neighborhood Associations that border the Central Oregon Irrigation District (COID) property have released an update on the potential sale of that land. This update addresses several Property Line Adjustment (PLA) applications submitted to the City of Bend Planning Department. Read about that and more here.

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Land Use Tools

City of Bend ePlans

This is the City's website page for land use tracking. Scroll down and select "ePlans(public viewer) under Online Services. Enter a project number in the Search line. The project number should be in the format PZ-xx-xxxx and it is case sensitive.

DIAL Map - Deschutes County

If you have questions about zoning or property boundaries, this interactive map from Deschutes County may help.

Bend Land Information System (BLIS) Map

This new mapping tool was released to Council in July and is now available to the general public. The BLIS allows users to explore the development status of residential lands across the UGB, as well as the location, type and number of residential dwelling units.

Bend Land Information System

Ongoing Projects

Pine Ridge Inn Redevelopment

How To Comment on the Pine Ridge Inn Redevelopment Project (also known as Bend's Village)
The official comment period will not open until the City makes this project an official project; however, you can comment now.
  • Send your comment to the Planner on the project, Sara Anselment: sanselment@bendoregon.gov
  • Be sure to reference the plan number:  PZ-20-0263
  • In addition, request that your comment be entered into the public record.
Please also cc or bcc your comments to landuse@bendscna.org so we can keep track of your comments.

You may also send your comment to the City Council:  council@bendoregon.gov

Be sure to tell them you vote.

COID Land Development

How To Comment on the COID Development Project 
More information coming soon!

Korpine

How To Comment on the Korpine Project
This is still in the early stages of planning but Korpine is a major redevelopment project within the heart of Bend and Southern Crossing.
  • Send your comment to the Senior Planner on the project, Allison Platt: aplatt@bendoregon.gov
  • In addition, request that your comment be entered into the public record.
Please also cc or bcc your comments to landuse@bendscna.org so we can keep track of your comments.