News of Interest related to Land Use in or near our Southwest Bend Neighborhood

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Proposed Pahlisch COID Project – Brookswood near Blvd


Proposed RV Park off Murphy Road

  • PL20-0702. PL20-0703. PLVAR20210039 Comments submitted for public hearing (PDF)
  • PL20-702, 703, 0039 Notice of Hearing Continuation – his is notice for proposed RV park continued hearing. The new submittals are available online by following instructions on notice. Some submittals have changed but not enough to comply with Murphy Crossing Refinement Plan. (PDF)
  • Notes on RV Park for Testimony, March 12, 2021. (PDF)
  • This notice PL20-0702, PL20-0703 and PLVAR20-0039, shown under land use, is for a RV park, storage units in the Murphy Crossing Refinement Plan (just south of Murphy Rd. between Brookswood and Hwy. 97). The refinement plan does not allow such a use which is why they are applying for a variance. They are proposing cutting down most of the big Ponderosa pines. (PDF)

Short Term (Vacation) Rentals

  • PLSTR20210405 – Another short term rental coming to our neighborhood. (PDF)
  • PLSTR20210384 – Another short term rental coming to our neighborhood. (PDF)
  • PLSTR20210168 – Another short term rental coming to our neighborhood. (PDF)
  • PLSTR20210103 – Another short term rental coming to our neighborhood. (PDF)
  • PLSTR20210103 – Type II Notice of Pending Review (PDF)
  • PL/PZ20-0848, Jan 2021 (PDF)
  • PZ20200856 (PDF)

Other Land Use Items

  • PLSPR20210288 – Replacement building on Hwy. 97 Approved (PDF)
  • PLSPR20210288 – Application for building on Hwy. 97 near Walmart. This building replaces the one that burned down a few years ago. (PDF)
  • 19718 Hollygrape Street Public Meeting – This neighborhood meeting is a requirement by City for applicant to hold a public meeting informing neighbors of pending application for a 5 lot subdivision at this address. (PDF)
  • PLDR20210014 – Notice of Pending Admin Review Notice regards installation of a wildlife friendly fence (required by City WOZ, Water Overlay Zone) to define private property from Bend Parks and Recreation District property. People think the private property is part of river trail which it is not. (PDF)
  • PLTEXT20210122 – Notice of Virtual Public Hearing The amendments are for temporary housing in commercial limited (CL) and general commercial (CG) zones. Basically the code amendments are to regulate parking, supervision in, lines of people around a temporary housing shelter. Follow the directions in the notice to view the code changes which are under submittal document. (PDF)
  • PLTEXT20200998 & PLTEXT20210001 – Notices for a hearing before the planning commission regarding sign code changes to Bend’s sign code. There are a number of changes for gateway signs, some definition changes and other changes. If you want specific information follow the directions in the notice to access the wording. (PDF) (PDF2 – new February 6th).
  • PZ-20-0729 – This notice is for a lot split on Hollygrape. Lot is about 1 acre and the proposed split is into three parcels. At this time no buildings are proposed (PDF)
  • PZ20-0778 – Code change proposal for Juniper Ridge. (PDF)
  • PL20-0777 – hearing before City Council on January 20, 2021 (PDF)
    • Here is link to city website where people can see public comments and information about  proposal.   This proposal was suggested by the Neighborhood Leadership Alliance because they had heard enough complaints regarding notification of land use developments.  Some were inadequate signage near the proposed development, inadequate notification based on distance from proposed development and more.  Read Bill Bernardy comments for what are suggested code changes which would help with neighborhood notification.
      Judy Clinton
      SBNA Land Use Chair
  • Notice of Decision 10-28-2020 (PDF)
  • Ordinance 2390 (PDF)
  • Avion Water PZ 20-0626, 27, 28 (Front, Back)
  • PZ 20-024 (Front)
  • PZ 20-0526 (Front, Back)
  • PZ 20-0527 (Front, Back) Revised (Front, Back)
  • Wishcamper, PZ 20-0102, Decision May 6, 2020 (NoticeDecision)
  • Wishcamper, PZ 20-0102, Burden Comments. April 8, 2020. (PDF)
  • Short Term Rental, PZ 19-0644 March 29, 2020. (PDF)
  • Wishcamper, PZ 20-0102, Notice of Review, March 29, 2020 (PDF)
  • Wishcamper, PZ 20-0102,  TFR & TIA Summery Comments (PDF)
  • Letter Regarding Wishcamper/Atwood Development, PZ 20-0102. Feb 11, 2020. (PDF)
  • Land Use Meeting, Affordable Housing, S Hwy 97. Feb 5, 2020. (PDF)

Brookswood/Elk Meadow Cell Phone Tower Land Use Docs

  • Posted to SBNA website in 2017: Land Use Administrative Review (jpeg scans: Page 1 and Page 2)