Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance


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Lead Agency
Pacifica, City of (City of Pacifica)
Document Title
Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration

Document Description
The purpose of the Ordinance would be to provide a mechanism for the City to govern the composition of affordable versus market rate housing in applicable residential and mixed-use development projects. Specifically, the Ordinance would mandate that all development proposals including 8 or more residential units or parcels involving new construction of rental or for-sale housing units, subdivisions of property for single family or duplex housing development, or conversion of rental apartments to condominium or other common interest ownership, would be required to provide at least 15% of the units for below market rate (BMR) occupancy. Affordable units would consist of those units affordable to moderate and lower income households as defined in the Ordinance and formulas to address the rent structure and sale price of BMR units is included therein. Moreover, resale controls would be required in the form of deed restrictions and/or as part of the covenants, conditions and restrictions, where applicable, in order to guarantee the continued availability of affordable units to eligible households. The Ordinance would also provide a mechanism for off-site construction, land dedication, in-lieu fees, or a combination thereof, where deemed appropriate.

Contact Information
Michael Crabtree
City of Pacifica
1800 Francisco Boulevard
Pacifica, CA 94044

Phone : (650) 738-7341


San Mateo
State Highways
Pacific Ocean

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: New Ordinance
Project Issues
Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Drainage/Absorption Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Traffic/Circulation Water Quality Land Use
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 4 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Water Resources Resources Agency

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