Code Library

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The Community Development Department Code Library contains codes, policies, and procedures that guide city staff in providing services to the community.  Please select from the list below to view the contents of the various codes.

 Regulatory Codes, Procedures, and Policies  by Subject

Building Safety
Accessibility Standards - 2010 OSSC amendments effective March 1, 2012
Bend Building Code - Title (9) Building provisions of the Bend Code

State Building Code - Oregon Specialty Codes by discipline


Development Code - Planning, allowed uses, land divisions, change of uses, site plans, etc.
Comprehensive Plan - Bend's policies governing planning
Historic Preservation Codes and Regulations - Historic preservation, districts, and structures 
Planning Commission By-Laws - Rules governing the Planning Commission
System Development Charge Ordinances - Impact fees for developments, deferrals


Engineering Specifications - Improvements in the public right-of-way, streets, utilities, etc.

Part V - Construction Observation and Inspection Requirements Revised 2015
Grading Ordinance - Earth moving and grading


Nuisance Ordinance - Flammable vegetation, trash, discarded vehicles, and other nuisances
Sign Code - Signs in the City of Bend
Wood Stove Removal - Removing existing wood stoves



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