AB 2097 Friedman

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.

LandWatch Position: Supported
Bill Status: Signed Into Law

Quick Facts

  • The legislation was proposed February 2022 by Assemblymember Friedman and Senator Portantino 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 on September 22, 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 2097 (83K 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 2097 (80K PDF)
    LandWatch’s letter to the Senate Committee on Appropriations, provides support for AB 2097, which aims to make affordable housing production near transportation, pencil out. (08.10.22)
Legislative Issues & Actions