Bend Urban Growth Boundary Meeting – Bend UGB Expansion

Bend Oregon Real Estate InfoUrban Growth Boundary Public Meeting

The Urban Growth Boundary Steering Committee will hold a public meeting on Thursday, March 19 to considering recommendations brought forward from the three UGB advisory committee (Housing committee, Employment Committee, and Boundary Committee). These recommendations will address how to provide for housing that will accommodate a wide range of needs, taking into consideration our changing demographics, and how to provide land for businesses for growing employment needs. The UGB will also recommend if additional lands should be brought into the city limits based on growth projections. The public is invited to attend and is encouraged to comment.

Meeting Information
Thursday, March 19th 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
City Council Chambers
700 NW Wall St.
(for more information on the UGB process go to http://www.bendoregon.gov/index.aspx?page=970)

Burn Season In Central Oregon

As of June 3rd, residential debris burning is closed for the remaining 2013 wildfire season. Expect a re-opening

Residential Debris Burning Information For Central Oregon

Fire PitCentral Oregon Forest Fire

As of June 3rd, residential debris burning is closed for the remaining 2013 wildfire season. Expect a re-opening in late September or early October after the first snow…

Options for disposing of yard waste and debris during the burn ban are on site chipping, hauling debris to a disposal site or covering the debris and waiting to burn until the ban is lifted.

Campfires in established and approved campfire rings are permitted but can be no more than 3 feet in diameter and you must have a shovel and bucket of water at the fire site.