BEND, Ore. -

The Deschutes County Community Development Department is now accepting applications to amend Deschutes County’s destination resort eligibility maps. 

The current eligibility maps became effective February 20, 2012.  Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) 197.455(2) allows counties to remap eligible lands for destination resorts once every thirty (30) months. 

The deadline for submitting an application to the Community Development Department is Monday, December 1, at 5:00 p.m.  Applications to remove or add property to the eligibility maps must be accompanied by the appropriate filing fee. 

All applicants must demonstrate compliance with Deschutes County Comprehensive Plan Policies 3.9.3(a), 3.9.3(b), 3.9.3(c), and 3.9.3(d). For applications adding properties to the eligibility map, applicants will also be required to demonstrate consistency with the Transportation Planning Rule (TPR) at Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) 660-012-0060.

For more information, please contact Matthew Martin, Deschutes County Associate Planner, at (541) 330-4620 or by email, matt.martin@deschutes.org.