The Planning Commission serves the Bend community as one of the City's Citizen Committees.
The Planning Commission provides citizen involvement, which is Goal 1 of Oregon's Statewide Planning Goals.
Planning Commissioners are volunteers, appointed by City Council. Commissioners can serve two 4-year terms, or up to 10 years if appointed mid-term.
The Planning Commission conducts quasi-judicial and legislative public hearings on Type III and IV planning applications, and makes recommendations to City Council, as per Bend Code section 1.20.030 Planning Commission.
Type III and IV applications which are heard before the Planning Commission include Deschutes River design review, master plans, and Bend Development Code amendments.
Planning Commission meetings are open to the public.
- Hopper, Lindsey
- Payne, Jeff
- Swander, Whitney
- Vinci, Joan
- Winters, Scott
There are currently two vacancies on the Planning Commission. To apply please complete the application.
Council liaison: Justin Livingston
Where: Bend City Hall - Council Chambers, 710 NW Wall St., Bend OR 97703
When: 2nd and 4th Mondays of every month unless specified.
Time: 5:30pm unless specified.
See website calendar for details.
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