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The Deschutes County Commission on Monday rezoned 710 acres northwest of Redmond from agricultural to residential use, allowing homes to be built on 10-acre lots. 

BEND, Ore. — The Deschutes County Commission has rezoned 710 acres of farmland west of Terrebonne, allowing the property to be carved into 71 10-acre residential plots.

After a lengthy public hearings process and more than 300 public comments both for and against the proposal to change the land from agricultural use to residential use, the commission voted 2-1 to follow the recommendation of the hearings officer in June.

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