Daily Archives: May 12, 2023

Cities raise concerns about bill that extends streamlined approval for housing

by Gennady Sheyner
Palo Alto Weekly
Fri, May 12, 2023,

Palo Alto considers joining opposition to Senate Bill 423, which would eliminate sunset date for SB 35.
With California’s legislative season entering a critical juncture, cities are keeping a particularly close eye on Senate Bill 423, a bill that would indefinitely extend an existing law that creates a streamlined approval process for residential projects in cities that fail to meet their housing quotas.