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Bay Area towns and cities are increasingly looking to parking policy changes, such as reducing minimum requirements, adding maximums, allowing shared parking provisions, or reducing or eliminating

Integration Concepts for General Plan Updates outlines concepts for integrating various policy topics and new requirements in General Plan updates, housing element updates and other local planning

All jurisdictions in the Bay Area must update their Housing Element by January, 2023 for the 2023-2031 planning period. This checklist was developed by the California Department of Housing and

The Housing Element is the only element of a jurisdiction’s General Plan that is reviewed and certified by the state. Regular updates to the Housing Element are required under state law and help to

California’s housing challenges continue. To help city and county leaders better navigate complex housing issues in their communities, the Institute for Local Government (ILG) is hosting a webinar

Senate Bill No. 379, or SB 379, (Jackson) amended Government Code Section 65302(g) to require all cities and counties in California to incorporate climate adaptation and resilience into the General