Bills 2018

2018 Bills

 

 

 

 

 

SB-827 Planning and zoning: transit-rich housing bonus  – Link

Digest: Requires a local jurisdiction, notwithstanding any local ordinance, general plan  element, specific plan, charter, or other local law, to provide an eligible applicant with a transit-rich housing bonus if requested by the developer, as specified. More – Link

LC Position – Actively Opposed

Status: Defeated for 2018 – Likely to come back next next year – LC Watch

 

SB-828 Land use: housing element – Link 

Digest: Makes a number of changes to the regional housing needs allocation (RHNA) process. More – Link

 LC Position – Actively Opposed

 Status: Passed Senate and Assembly. Waiting Governor’s action.

 

AB-2890 Land use: accessory dwelling units – Link

Summary:  Revises, restructures, and expands accessory dwelling unit (ADU) and junior accessory dwelling unit (JADU) law. More – Link 

LC Position – Opposed

Status: Passed 

 

AB-2923 San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District: transit-oriented development – LInk

 Summary:  Requires the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) to adopt transit-oriented development (TOD) zoning standards for BART-owned land within one-half mile of an existing or planned BART station, and requires affected cities and counties to update zoning to be consistent with BART’s zoning standards within two years. More – Link

LC Position – Opposed

Status:  Passed   

 

AB-3194 Housing Accountability Act: project approval – Link

 Summary: Makes changes to the Housing Accountability Act (HAA). More – Link

In Brief:  Prohibits a local agency from disapproving, or conditioning approval in a manner that renders infeasible, a housing development project for very low, low-, or moderate-income households or an emergency shelter unless the local agency makes specified findings 

LC Position – Opposed

Status: Passed 

SB-831 Land use: accessory dwelling units – Link

In Brief: Imposes additional restrictions on local accessory dwelling unit ordinances and developer fees. –  More – Link

LC Position – Opposed

Status: Defeated for 2018

 

SB-1469 Land use: accessory dwelling units – Link

In Brief: Imposes additional restrictions on local accessory dwelling unit ordinances and developer fees. – More – Link

LC Position – Opposed

Status: Defeated for 2018

 

 

 

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