San Joaquin County Local News: Land Use & Development


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

California Local Pin Marker From CalMatters...

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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11/10/2023
The Tracy City Council voted to reject a proposed annexation of 191 acres for an industrial project on the northeast side of town.

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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.

California Local Pin Marker From Tracy Press...

11/03/2023
A four-hour discussion showed that the city still has a complex process ahead of it to create a plan for how new housing should develop in Tracy.

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10/27/2023
The release begins a month-long comment period on the project located south of Tracy, which concludes on Nov. 22.

California Local Pin Marker From LodiNews...

10/27/2023
A handful of property owners have raised questions over a planned medical facility on East Pine Street.

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10/25/2023
Writer Michael Fitzgerald begins a series about things other cities did to spiff up their urban life‚ÄĒthings, he writes, that ‚ÄúStockton could do but, mysteriously, never does,‚ÄĚ like a waterfront attraction.

California Local Pin Marker From Tracy Press...

10/20/2023
Over the next eight years the city of Tracy must add nearly 9,000 new homes and apartments, most of them for low and very-low-income residents, if the city is to comply with state expectations for regional housing needs.

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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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10/09/2023
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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10/06/2023
The new parks for Phase 2 of the Tracy Hills development gained Tracy City Council approval, signaling that the design concept for the part of the development on the southwest side of Interstate 580 is ready to proceed.

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09/29/2023
The Tracy City Council appointed new members to the Board of Appeals, Planning Commission, and Arts Commission.

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

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09/10/2023
As Tracy’s largest rural residential development, Parker Acres changed the face of the town, starting 100 years ago.

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09/08/2023
The elementary school planned for the Ellis development has been put on hold for at least another year while the developer and the city of Tracy try to overcome an impasse over a storm drain project that would clear the land needed for the school.

California Local Pin Marker From Manteca Bulletin...

09/08/2023
Manteca’s elected leaders are continuing to secure problematic commercial parcels in a bid to find ways to spur private-sector investment. The latest is a 3.8-acre triangle-shaped parcel wedged between Atherton Drive and the 120 Bypass west of Living Spaces.

California Local Pin Marker From Manteca Bulletin...

09/08/2023
Delicato Vineyards has opened a second front in a campaign to stop development near the winery, filing paperwork with San Joaquin County Superior Court to challenge the Manteca City Council’s approval of a general plan update. The filing is in addition to an effort to force a referendum on the update.

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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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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.