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 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 file)
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)