On December 6, 2016 the Bend Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) Expansion was acknowledged by the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development.
The expansion added 2,380 acres of land for housing and employment to the City's UGB. The expansion areas are distributed on the west, north and south, and northeast and southeast edges of the City.
The City Council and the Board of County Commissioners each unanimously approved the expansion after and exhaustive public process that included more than 60 volunteers on three technical advisory committees and more than 70 public meetings.
Below are links to the adopting ordinance and exhibits.
Adopting Ordinance and Exhibits
Findings – addressing compliance with applicable law
New Bend Comprehensive Plan Chapter 5, Housing
New Bend Comprehensive Plan Chapter 6, Economy
Amended Bend Comprehensive Plan Chapter 7, Transportation
New Bend Comprehensive Plan Chapter 11, Growth Management
Amendments text of the Preface, and Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, and 10 of the Bend Comprehensive Plan
New Appendix J to the Bend Comprehensive Plan –
Buildable Lands Inventory (2016)
New Appendix K to the Bend Comprehensive Plan –
Housing Needs Analysis (2016)
New Appendix E to the Bend Comprehensive Plan –
Economic Opportunities Analysis (2016)
New Appendix L to the Bend Comprehensive Plan –
Urbanization Report (2016)
New Appendix M to the Bend Comprehensive Plan –
Urban Form Report (2016)
Amendments to Appendix C of the Bend Comprehensive Plan - Transportation System Plan, including the Integrated Land Use and Transportation Plan (2016)
Amended Bend Comprehensive Plan Map, showing UGB Expansion and related comprehensive plan map changes
Amended Bend Zoning Map, showing UGB Expansion and related changes in zoning
Amended text of Chapters 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.3, 3.6, 4.5, and 4.6 of the Bend Development Code.