The Deschutes County Commission holds the first of three public hearings on the draft Deschutes County Comprehensive Plan, which will guide development in unincorporated Deschutes County for the next 20 years.

Tonight's hearing begins at 6pm, at the Bend Deschutes Service Center, 1300 NW Wall St. Additional hearings will be held March 31 in La Pine, and April 5 in Sisters. If you are not able to attend in person, you may also submit comments to the County Commissioners at

The Deschutes County Planning Commission voted to recommend the draft plan to the Board of County Commissioners in January. A draft of the Plan and additional information is available from the county at

For tips on how to make a strong impression at a public hearing or in a letter to a public official, check out our Citizen Advocacy Toolkit, and to stay informed on the Comprehensive Plan process, please contact our Central Oregon Outreach Coordinator, Ben Gordon, at, or 541-728-3812.


Event Date: 
Tue, 03/29/2011 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm