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Will Feds Tie Infrastructure Funds To Zoning Reform?

It's been a non-starter for years. But all the Democratic candidates are calling for it -- and Trump might not be far behind.

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San Diego Homeless Facility Moves Forward

Both appellate court and Coastal Commission side with city on conversion of Super 8 motel.

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What's On The March 2020 Ballot?

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A typical jumble of land-use measures -- but they suggest California's future direction.

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New Housing Laws Bring Design Standards to Fore

To cut down on discretionary review, new housing laws require cities to approve housing projects so long as they conform to "objective" design standards. Cities are scrambling to draft standards that promote housing and promote desired aesthetic goals.

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Wiener Loses Again. Or Does He?

SB 50 went down in flames once more. But the bill gave the state cover for other bills that would otherwise would have been considered radical. And RHNA is forcing upzoning all over the state.

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Monterey Turns to Creative Zoning to Boost Housing Supply

Limited by a ban on water hookups, the tourist city recycles commercial and industrial land for workforce housing units.

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California's Housing-Climate Rubik's Cube

How can you reduce emissions, reduce risks from wildfire, sea-level rise, and other effects of climate change -- and still build enough housing so Californians will want to stay?

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Trump Finalizes Narrower Wetlands Rule

But California backstop will maintain expansive definition of wetlands in the state.

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Newsom Budget Proposes Modest Housing Changes

After coming out of the box aggressively last year with changes to the RHNA process, the governor chooses this year to focus on homelessness.

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Exurban Temecula Approaches Build-Out

As Temecula looks to more intensive urbanization, Josh Stephens spoke with Community Development Director Luke Watson as part of CP&DR’s new occasional series of interviews with municipal planning officials.

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Legal Briefs: San Jose Surplus Land Ordinance Pre-empted by State Law

Also: Statute of limitations on the Mitigation Fee Act, a request to depublish the Millenium Hollywood case, and the U.S. Supreme decline to hear a takings case from Massachusetts involving a local wetlands ordinance.

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SB 743 Stands Up In Court

Challenge to Sacramento General Plan EIR rendered moot by new CEQA guidelines. Court also upholds city's general plan language.

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California's Population Growth Flatlines

Inland areas are still growing. But what does the trend mean for the state's long-term prosperity?

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Man Bites Dog In San Diego Infill Case

Neighbors Sue, Claiming Project Is Not Dense Enough. Appellate Court Rules Against Them

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Inadvertent Praise For California's Environmental Ethic

This Land skewers the federal land management agencies -- and, in the process, indirectly provides a good reason to keep CEQA and California's other environmental laws.

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El Cerrito Discovers Key to Infill Planning

While many Bay Area cities resist growth, El Cerrito is booming with transit oriented plan on San Pablo Avenue.

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Californias Duplex Moment

2s, 3s, and 4s are popular topics of discussion these days. But can California build them at scale?

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