Housing Action Package 2.0


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of San Diego
Document Title
Housing Action Package 2.0
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Housing Action Package 2.0 (hereinafter referred to as “HAP 2.0”) is comprised of ten items that are separated into the following three parts: Part 1: Encouraging New Homes – promotes the development of new homes by implementing recently adopted state law, revising existing regulations and affordable housing programs to encourage new homes on public land and for students. Part 2: Fair Housing for All – strengthens regulations to further fair housing and promotes the development of new homes for families, including middle-income San Diegans. Part 3: Thriving Neighborhoods – fortifies regulations, adds new language to reduce displacement caused by new development, and amends existing regulations that govern the continuation of incompatible uses near residential areas. HAP 2.0 includes amending San Diego Municipal Code Chapter 14, Article 1, Division 3, Section 2 (Accessory Dwelling Units [ADUs] and Junior Accessory Dwelling Units) to modify the “ADU Bonus for Affordable ADUs” program to include “ADU Bonus for Accessible ADUs” to incentivize the development of Accessible ADUs by allowing one additional Accessible ADU to be permitted on a premises if a development includes (1) at least two ADUs set aside as affordable to very low, low, or moderate income households, (2) the Accessible ADU complies with the Accessibility requirements in Chapter 11A of the California Building Code, (3) the Accessible ADU includes at least one accessible bathroom, at least one accessible kitchen, at least one accessible bedroom, and (4) the Accessible ADU is located on an accessible route, as defined by the California Building Code.

Contact Information

Edgar Ramirez Manriquez
Agency Name
City of San Diego City Planning Department
Job Title
Associate Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


San Diego
San Diego
Southern California
Cross Streets

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed amendments would revise the City’s Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) and Junior Accessory Dwelling Units (JADU) regulations to expand housing opportunities for people with disabilities, mobility limitations and special needs, including veterans. The adoption of the proposed amendments revising the City’s ADU Home Density Bonus program to incentivize the development of ADUs that meet the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessibility requirements is statutorily exempt from CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15282(h) which exempts the adoption of an ordinance regarding second units in a single-family or multifamily residential zone by a city or county to implement the provisions of Sections 65852.1 and 65852.2 of the Government Code as set forth in Section 21080.17 of the Public Resources Code.
County Clerk
San Diego


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