SB 10

This bill would permit a city or county to rezone transit-rich, jobs-rich, or urban infill areas for up to 10 units regardless of local restrictions such as a local voter initiative; exempt that rezoning action and any action to update the general plan for consistency from CEQA; and bar ministerial approval of residential or mixed-use projects over 10 units in these rezoned areas.

LandWatch Position: No Position Yet
Bill Status: Signed into Law

Quick Facts

  • The legislation was proposed December 7, 2020 by Senator Weiner.
  • The bill modifies the Government Code as it relates to land use planning.
  • The bill’s status can be tracked online.

LandWatch Involvement

LandWatch engages in the legislative process in a variety of ways. For this bill, we’ve provided the following feedback:

  • Letter: LandWatch Inquires About Bill Intent (173K PDF)
    LandWatch submitted questions on the bill, including: whether and why SB 10 is intended to limit the size of projects subject to ministerial approval under existing law. And, whether and why SB 10 is intended to limit the size of projects subject to CEQA exemption under existing law.  (04.02.21)
Legislative Issues & Actions