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LDC Updates in Process

Watercolor SkylineInformation regarding comprehensive and single-issue Land Development Code (LDC) updates that are currently in process and managed by the Policy and Ordinance Development (POD) team can be found here. Beginning in calendar year 2020, Land Development Code Updates will be processed annually, and will now be named by processing year (i.e. 2020) rather than update number (i.e. 13th Update).Please check back for updated content as the amendments move through the hearing process.

 

Current Comprehensive LDC Updates

The following comprehensive LDC Updates are currently in process. Please check back periodically for information and document updates.

2020 Code Update

  • The Land Use and Housing Committee will hear this item on October 15, 2020, see this link for the agenda and procedures.
  • The draft matrix below is a list of all the items moving forward for the 2020 Code Update.
  • Planning Commission approved the update on October 1, 2020. The documents for that hearing are posted here.

 

 

 


Current Single-Issue LDC Updates

The following Single-Issue LDC Updates are currently in process. Please check back periodically for new items.

Housing Legislation Code Update Package

The City of San Diego Planning Department is currently processing an update to the City’s Land Development Code (LDC) known as the Housing Legislation Code Update Package. This package of amendments will address California State housing law requirements, including a number of bills passed at the end of 2019. These include changes to State density bonus,  housing for the homeless, and accessory dwelling unit laws, along with other miscellaneous housing laws. The Housing Legislation Code Package will provide amendments to the LDC that are required to implement and comply with State law, as well as additional local amendments tailored to our specific local needs. It is anticipated that the public hearing process will begin in late summer.

  • Planning Commission: The Housing Legislation Code Update Package was reviewed by the Planning Commission on August 27, 2020. The Commission voted 6-0-1 to recommend approval of the Housing Legislation Code Update Package without revision.The agenda and report to the Planning Commission with the proposed amendments can be reviewed online:
  • Land Use and Housing Committee: The Housing Legislation Code Update Package was reviewed by the Land Use and Housing Committee of the City Council on September 17, 2020.The Committee voted 4-0-0 to recommend approval of the Housing Legislation Code Update Package without revision. The agenda and report to the City Council with the proposed amendments can be reviewed online:
  • City Council: The Housing Legislation Code Update Package will be reviewed by the City Council on October 13, 2020. The agenda and report to the City Council with the proposed amendments can be reviewed online:
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