BCNA Strongly Opposes Senate Bill to Override Local Zoning

Today, the Barbary Coast Neighborhood Association sent a letter to the California Senate Transportation and Housing Committee strongly opposing SB 827, Senator Scott Wiener’s bill to override local building limits on height, density, and design requirements in transit-rich zones, including Continue reading BCNA Strongly Opposes Senate Bill to Override Local Zoning

Port’s NE Waterfront Advisory Group Meeting on Feb. 20 5-7 PM

BCNA members may be interested in attending the upcoming meeting of the Northeast Waterfront Advisory Group (NEWAG), which is open to the public.  Notice from the Port of San Francisco: PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO NORTHEAST WATERFRONT ADVISORY GROUP (NEWAG) MEETING Tuesday, February 20, Continue reading Port’s NE Waterfront Advisory Group Meeting on Feb. 20 5-7 PM

Senator Wiener Proposes Bill to Obliterate Zoning Rules Near Transit

Senator Scott Wiener has introduced a controversial new bill, SB 827, which would prohibit cities from enforcing zoning restrictions near transit hubs, such as density and height restrictions, in order to make it easier for developers to build housing. Given Continue reading Senator Wiener Proposes Bill to Obliterate Zoning Rules Near Transit