Land Use Archive

Public Meeting for 3 Story Office Building In Old Mill District

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association | December 28, 2022

There will be a public meeting for a proposed project consisting of a three-story, approximately 16,000 square foot office building for Mid-Oregon Credit Union. The meeting will present details on the development that will include one building and a drive through along with surface parking and landscaped areas.  The site address is 557 SW Bluff Drive.   Download…

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

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association | November 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 and the Old Mill District.)…

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

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association | November 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 the meeting notification here. The purpose…

COID Property Line Adjustment Update

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association | November 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 total – opposing approval on the…

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

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association | October 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 other documents can be viewed…

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

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association | October 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 and SW Powerhouse Drive and…

Update on Deschutes South Canyon

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association | October 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.

Comment Period for 3-Building Mixed-Use Development Near Old Mill District

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association | August 15, 2022

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 at 325 SW Arizona Avenue…

Survey Results – Deschutes South Canyon Parkland

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association | August 5, 2022

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 favoring preserving the land as…

Public Meeting for 9-Unit Townhome Development Near Old Mill District

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association | July 28, 2022

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 also be available at the…

SCNA by the numbers:

  • 882.9 acres
  • 91.4 acres vacant
  • 1745 tax lots
  • 1,101 tax lots developed
  • 251 tax lots with infill potential
  • 127 lots N/A
  • 85 tax lots partially vacant
  • 29 tax lots publicly owned
  • 124 tax lots vacant
  • 74 vacation home rentals
  • 10 public art installations
  • 452 active business licenses
  • 14 bus stops
  • 1317 utility customers
  • 5 irrigation canals
  • 2 irrigation districts
  • 1 river
  • 14 riverfront and neighborhood parks
  • 2 zip codes
  • 340 fire hydrants
  • 6 roundabouts
  • 238 street segments

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