Monterey County Local News: Land Use & Development


All Local Land Use & Development News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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02/06/2024
California voters this spring are considering a $6.4 billion bond to house people with serious mental health conditions. A similar 2018 ballot measure offers lessons about the obstacles that stand in the way of construction.

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02/06/2024
The term “unsubsidized 100% affordable project” was once an oxymoron. Under Mayor Karen Bass, Los Angeles is now approving them by the hundreds.

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02/05/2024
Downtown Sacramento faces many challenges, but the growing number of small businesses, hotels, homes and other major developments signal its transformation, says the city’s mayor.

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01/30/2024
Carmel Unified School District provided an update on the progress it has made on mitigating potential impacts the high school’s stadium improvements project will have on neighboring communities and habitats.

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01/25/2024
A tiny parcel of land was recently donated to Sand City which could have future implications for the flow of traffic between two big-box shopping centers and a transit center in the city’s busy retail district.

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01/24/2024
On Jan. 31, dozens of cities and counties are expected to convert thousands of suburban-style tracts into apartment-ready parcels. Will the state hold them to it?

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01/22/2024
Richmond Ranch in south San Jose may be preserved as open space if multiple government entities succeed in a quest to buy its thousands of acres, public documents show.

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01/17/2024
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For more than 10 years, the county has been working to create new regulations around short-term rentals in places visitors desire. So far nothing has stuck.

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01/07/2024
Raging storms brought major damage to California’s coastline last winter. But in Half Moon Bay, a different kind of coastal upheaval is gaining momentum—one that could decide the fate of billions of dollars of property and affect hundreds of public beaches.

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12/27/2023
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Over the past few months, Jennifer Robinson has fielded many questions regarding the anticipated opening date of the Tipsy Putt in Monterey. Some even wondered if the unique miniature golf pub would open at all.

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12/21/2023
The Hoopa Valley Tribe announced it is acquiring about 10,000 acres of land in Northern California for $14.1 million. As part of this, the tribe will remove dams along the Klamath River and restore salmon runs.

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12/19/2023
The Seaside City Council is scheduled to receive a presentation of the project and construction schedule for the Grand Hyatt Seaside Resort Hotel, the four-star property proposed for the Bayonet and Blackhorse Golf Course in Seaside.

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12/13/2023
An application will be considered by the Sand City Council for a conditional use permit for a multi-room boutique hotel near the West End artists’ district.

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12/12/2023
“The original concept that was selected was the Treehouse. After reviewing the conceptual cost estimates, it became apparent that the original concept was going to be too expensive.”

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12/11/2023
The Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust recently paid almost $10 million for a 1.86-acre site formerly used for oil drilling. It could be converted into a community center, park and affordable housing.

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12/10/2023
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Several weeks ago, MC Weekly editor Sara Rubin suggested the time was ripe for a cover story about the Peninsula’s water situation. To try and spice it up a bit, we decided to make it a game to get readers engaged.

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12/08/2023
The California Rangeland Trust announced the 9,400-acre Silacci Ranch's conservation was finalized, preserving the family's 140-year ranching legacy on land in Monterey and San Benito counties.

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12/06/2023
The Fort Independence Indian Community is getting the Mount Whitney Fish Hatchery from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife at no cost in 2024. Native Americans had lived on this land for centuries before the hatchery’s construction.

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12/06/2023
California energy regulators are considering requiring homeowners to replace broken air-conditioning systems with heat pumps or HVAC systems that are more energy efficient. The change would go into effect in 2026.

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11/29/2023
Image for display with article titled Developer Is Pushing a Cannery Row Project That No Longer Has a Permit

By day, the derelict San Xavier Fish Reduction plant at 484 Cannery Row looks exactly like what it is: ruins of a bygone era when sardine fishing was king on the Monterey Peninsula.

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