COVID-19 INFO: City closures and cancellations, resources for businesses and people.



  • Butler Market Road Closures Start April 13

    As part of the Empire Corridor Improvements Project, additional segments of NE Butler Market Road will be closed starting April 13. The scheduled closures on Butler Market are at 27th Street, Deschutes Market Road, Cole Road and Eagle Road. These closures will extend for five months.

    4/6/2020 10:00:32 AM

  • Bend Discourages Tourist Travel and Related Activities

    City advisory supports Governor Brown’s “Stay Home, Save Lives” orders to minimize non-essential travel to reduce exposure to and spread of COVID-19, novel coronavirus.

    3/27/2020 8:24:03 AM

  • Core Services, Public Works and construction operations continue

    City staff has mostly transitioned to working remotely. We are still providing public safety, clean drinking water, safe sewage treatment, building inspections, street maintenance, access to economic resources and more.

    3/26/2020 12:14:45 PM

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Land Use Planning

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Aerial photo of the Galveston Avenue bridge as it crosses the Deschutes River.

The Land Use Planning Team is dedicated to providing professional planning expertise on City-initiated projects and studies which implement the Bend Comprehensive Plan.

Bend is one of the fastest growing cities in Oregon making it a challenge to maintain the character while improving the quality of Bend as growth occurs.

The work program for the Long Range Planning Division is directed by the Bend City Council through their annual goal setting. This year the Council Goals will build on the work completed with the adoption of the Bend Urban Growth Boundary.



The projects listed below have recently completed an extensive public process that has resulted in a recommendation or plan. In some instances those recommendations or plans have been adopted by the City and are currently being implemented.


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