AB 2011

This bill authorizes a development proponent to submit an application for a multifamily housing development that is subject to a streamlined, ministerial approval process and not subject to a conditional use permit if the development satisfies specified objective planning standards.

LandWatch Position: Supported
Bill Status: Signed Into Law

Quick Facts

  • The legislation was proposed February 2022 by Assemblymembers Wicks, Bloom, Grayson, Quirk-Silva, and Villapudua and Senator Wiener for the 2021-2022 Legislative Session.
  • The bill modifies the Government Code as it relates to land use planning.
  • The bill was signed into law September 28, 2022.

LandWatch Involvement

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

  • Letter: Request for Signature AB 2011 (84K PDF)
    After having the bill pass both houses of the California Legislature, the bill moves to the Governor’s Desk. LandWatch submitted this letter requesting Governor Newsom sign the bill. (09.02.22)
  • Letter: Support for AB 2011 (82K PDF)
    LandWatch’s letter to the Senate Committee on Appropriations, provides support for AB 2011, which  strikes an ambitious balance of development and workforce policies to facilitate production of affordable and multi-unit housing in underutilized commercial zone. (08.10.22)
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