Sacramento 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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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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12/06/2023
Members of the City Council law and legislation committee requested the poll, telling staff they want to hear public opinion before discussing a tax designed to encourage property owners to sell or improve their empty lots and buildings.

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11/27/2023
A 2021 state law has radically changed the housing equation in San Diego. Advocates, developers, and policymakers are split on whether it should be exported to other jurisdictions.

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11/21/2023
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Rancho Cordova concluded that Trumark’s proposal was not in compliance with the city’s policies. In particular, part of the site is located within the 100-year floodplain, where development is precluded and infill use is discouraged.

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11/18/2023
A developer has submitted an application to subdivide a five-acre parcel on Old Auburn Road near Sunrise Boulevard, with plans initially calling for development of 20 homes on the lot and an adjacent parcel.

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11/08/2023
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‚ÄúBackbone‚ÄĚ infrastructure is nearly completed for the half-built, 260-home, subdivision in the new Folsom Ranch neighborhood south of Highway 50.

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11/06/2023
A shrubby Palmer oak tree in Riverside County is around 13,000 years old, making it California’s oldest tree and one of the longest-lived organisms on earth. Some people are concerned that a proposed development could threaten the tree.

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10/15/2023
Massive ocean wind farms off Morro Bay and Santa Barbara County‚ÄĒwhich could transform these quiet coastal towns and affect marine life‚ÄĒface a turbulent path.

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10/14/2023
In a rare move, the Citrus Heights City Council voted to block approval of a new housing development that would have built 94 new homes at Sylvan Corners.

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10/09/2023
The Sacramento City Council will hold a public hearing on plans to build 1,106 new homes near a South Sacramento light rail station.

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09/21/2023
Work on a new annex, visitors center and underground parking garage can legally begin after the state issued a final, court-ordered review of the project. Plans have been on hold since early 2021.

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09/17/2023
Locals for Affordable Housing aims to place a voter initiative on the November 2024 ballot modeled after Berkeley’s vacancy tax, which requires owners of homes that sit vacant more than six months to pay $3,000 for the first year and $6,000 every year after.

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09/13/2023
The irrigation bill, which aims to force businesses and institutions to remove their lawns, now goes to the governor.

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09/11/2023
True Life Companies, a Denver-based residential development firm, is ready to advance its infill housing project in the Robla neighborhood. The company recently acquired about 28 acres on Main Avenue, where it holds approvals for a 135-lot subdivision known as Dry Creek Estates.

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09/06/2023
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Construction is underway at the first of three projects on the UC Davis Health medical campus. The three-story outpatient clinic will be completed in 2025.

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09/05/2023
A June budget deal required community colleges to raise their own money to build affordable student housing. Some campuses said that plan prevented them from building the dorms, even with help from the state to pay the debt.

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09/05/2023
AT&T has filed plans with Sacramento County to place an 80-foot cellular communications tower at O and Front streets in Rio Linda‚ÄĒpart of a network primarily for public safety and first responders.

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08/29/2023
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Accessory Dwelling Units are second living areas attached or not to an existing structure on a parcel of private property.

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08/29/2023
Assemblymember Buffy Wicks proposed legislation to help get around a court's rejection of a UC Berkeley housing plan. But even if the law is approved, its fate is in the hands of the state Supreme Court.