State Legislation

LandWatch began engaging in state legislative issues in 2020 due to its direct impact on local and regional land use, transportation, water, and climate issues. This section of the website is divided by legislative sessions which spans two years.


This bill would make more locations available for housing by deeming a housing development project as an allowable use on a neighborhood lot on a parcel within an office or retail commercial area that is not adjacent to an industrial use.

Legislation Proposed: 2022
LW Position: Support
Status: Signed Into Law

This bill would prohibit a public agency from imposing any minimum automobile parking requirement on any residential, commercial, or other development project, as defined, that is located within 1/2 mile of public transit, as defined.

Legislation Proposed: 2022
LW Position: Support
Status: Signed Into Law

Archived Legislation

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Legislative Issues & Actions