The order states:
To reduce exposure to and spread of COVID-19, and in support of local and state public health concerns about the rise in COVID-19 cases, travel to Bend for recreational, discretionary, or vacation purposes is strongly discouraged and should be avoided through these critical summer months.
All stays in Bend at hotels, motels, inns, bed and breakfasts, RV parks, short term rentals, and all other temporary lodging facilities (collectively “temporary lodging facilities”) that have not commenced as of the effective date of this order are highly discouraged, unless for reasons of health, safety, or employment, or other permitted essential travel as further defined in the Governor’s Order.
As of the date of this Order, operators of temporary lodging facilities are strongly requested to refrain from booking any new reservations for tourist or vacation accommodation, and only book reservations needed for health, safety, or employment or other permitted essential travel.
This Order does not apply to reservations for stays longer than 30 days, or that do not qualify as short term rentals under the City’s short term rental code. It also does not apply to residential stays, of any length, for people without permanent homes (unhoused or homeless individuals) who are staying at a temporary lodging facility through a voucher or other program, or any other primarily residential purpose.
This Administrative Order will remain in effect through the Labor Day weekend (through September 7, 2020), unless extended by the City Manager.