City of San Jose Transportation and Inclusionary Housing Outreach Meetings
On Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 10:30am - 11:30am the next Transportation Analysis Policy (Vehicle Miles Traveled and Local Transportation Analysis) Developer and Consultant Feedback Session will be offered. The meeting will be held at San José City Hall - 17th Floor City Manager's Conference Room, 200 E. Santa Clara Street, San José, CA 95113. The City is proceeding with implementation of changes in State law (Senate Bill 743) that affect the City's transportation and environmental review policies, and will be transitioning to a Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) metric for CEQA transportation analysis. The purpose of the session is to hear your input on the revised draft preliminary Transportation Analysis Policy from the October City Council Study Session. City staff will highlight the changes to the policy, gather your feedback, and discuss next steps. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to Agustin.CuelloLeon@sanjoseca.gov. For the Staff memo click here.
On Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 10:00 – 11:30am, AB1505 and Inclusionary Zoning will be the subject of the next City outreach meeting Martin Luther King Library, 150 E. San Fernando Street, 2nd Floor, Room 255, San José, CA 95112. On September 15, 2017, the California Legislature passed AB 1505 Land Use: Zoning Regulations (also known as Palmer fix). AB 1505 allows local government to require affordable housing units in new rental developments. On October 24, 2017, the Housing Department provided the City Council with a report regarding potential changes to the Affordable Housing Impact Fee (AHIF) and Inclusionary Housing Programs, and the impact of Assembly Bill (AB) 1505 on those programs. As a result of the approval of AB 1505, once the San José City Council adopts these changes to the Inclusionary Housing Program, it will govern both rental and for-sale developments. To view the Staff presentation on modifications to the Affordable Housing Impact Fee and Inclusionary Housing Ordinance click here.