Land Use and Trees
Bend is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. The resources provided on this page are intended to assist community members in becoming knowledgeable about the basics, and more commonly occurring instances, in land use planning and how they can get involved in the process as Bend grows.
Understanding land use can be difficult at first, but having a basic knowledge will help Bendites better understand what types of development and activities are allowed in Bend.
Have you heard about a development in Bend and want to voice your opinion? Land Use Notices provide information about projects, meetings and how to voice your feedback.
The Bend Comprehensive Plan is important to understanding land use decisions in Bend. It is commonly described as the “blueprint” for the City’s development, and the policies and goals outlined within the plan guide how, where and what type of development happens within Bend.