Rural areas and historic districts are exempt from landmark laws that change single-family zoning to allow more housing in some communities
By Brian Schrader
October 2, 2021 (San Diego) — In September, Governor Gavin Newsom signed two new housing bills into law. The main bill, titled SB-9, and its companion bill SB-10 are the work of California Senator and San Diego native Toni Atkins. Together, they represent the most sizable shift in California land use policy in recent decades.