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File #: 22-049    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Memo Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/23/2021 Departments: PLANNING AND BUILDING
On agenda: 1/25/2022 Final action:
Title: Informational briefing on Senate Bill 9 (SB 9), a new state law effective January 1, 2022, which imposes new requirements and limitations on the County's consideration and approval of subdivisions and residential development on parcels zoned for single-family residential use.
Attachments: 1. 20220125_att_SB9, 2. Item 10 - Senate Bill 9.pdf
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To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Steve Monowitz, Community Development Director
Subject: Information Item: A briefing on Senate Bill 9 (SB 9), a new state law effective January 1, 2022, which imposes new requirements and limitations on the County's consideration and approval of subdivisions and residential development on parcels zoned for single-family residential use.



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Informational briefing on Senate Bill 9 (SB 9), a new state law effective January 1, 2022, which imposes new requirements and limitations on the County's consideration and approval of subdivisions and residential development on parcels zoned for single-family residential use.

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BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION:
In the 2021 legislative session, the California legislature adopted SB 9, which amends the Government Code to establish new requirements for, and limitations on, local jurisdictions' processing, review, and approval of development and/or subdivision of parcels zoned for single-family residential use. In general, the law requires jurisdictions to ministerially approve development of up to two units on an eligible parcel, and to ministerially approve a subdivision of an eligible parcel, subject to the standards established in the law. The provisions of the law are as follows:

In the 2021 legislative session, the California legislature adopted SB 9, which amends the Government Code to establish new requirements for, and limitations on, local jurisdictions' processing, review, and approval of development and/or subdivision of parcels zoned for single-family residential use. In general, the law requires jurisdictions to ministerially approve development of up to two units on an eligible parcel, and to ministerially approve a subdivision of an eligible parcel, subject to the standards established in the law. The provisions of the law are as follows:

Eligible Parcels. The law ap...

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