Government Issues

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.

Truth AND Consequences

California’s New Housing Laws: Truth AND Consequences In this webinar, hosted by Coalition of Sensible Taxpayers (CO$T) in Marin County, the panel of speakers, moderated by Marin Independent Journal political columnist Dick Spotswood, included State Senator Mike McGuire, State Assemblymember Marc Levine, Novato Mayor Pat Eklund and CatalystsCA founder Susan […]