"How Objective is Objective?" Forum

State housing legislation, combined with lawsuits focusing on local development review, increase the importance of translating city goals and guidelines for Priority Development Areas (PDAs) into “objective development standards.

Follow a discussion led by an experienced panel to investigate the implications of the Housing Accountability Act, Senate Bill No. 35 (SB 35) and other key housing legislation for plan making, code writing, and project review.

This February 13, 2018 forum is part of the Planning Innovations series, focused on development of the Bay Area’s PDAs.

Priority Development Areas Program

Priority Development Areas (PDAs) are places near public transit that are planned for new homes, jobs and community amenities.