AB 2011 & SB 6
AB 2011 (the Affordable Housing and High Road Jobs Act of 2022) and SB 6 (the Middle Class Housing Act of 2022) go into effect on July 1, 2023. Both of these laws permit residential development on sites currently zoned and designated for commercial or retail uses.
- AB 2011 & SB 6 Summary of Key Details This document summarizes key components of each bill.
- Overview of AB 2011 & SB 6This document provides a high-level overview of each bill.
- AB 2011 Staff Workplan This guide serves as an overview of the steps to take to implement AB 2011. Consult with your city attorney or county counsel to ensure your plans and process align with the components of the law.
- AB 2011 & SB 6 Presentation for Elected Officials This powerpoint template can be used to present a high level overview of AB 2011 and SB 6 to elected officials.
- AB 2011 & SB 6 Model Ordinance This is a model ordinance for the implementation of SB 6 and AB 2011 at the local level. While these bills do not require jurisdictions to adopt an implementing ordinance, they do permit adoption. Unless otherwise noted, provisions in this document reflect the provisions of AB 2011 (2022) and SB 6 (2022).
- How to Review AB 2011 Development Proposals This guide is meant to assist staff with the review of Assembly Bill AB 2011 development proposals. Use the steps outlined to create your own internal review process for AB 2011 development project proposals and consult with your city attorney or county counsel to ensure your process aligns with the components of the law.
- AB 2011 Affordable Project Application Checklist This is a template application checklist for AB 2011 (2022) 100% affordable project proposals. Local staff should consult with their jurisdiction's legal counsel when determining the applicability of these provisions to any proposed housing development project in their jurisdiction.
- AB 2011 Mixed Income Project Application Checklist This is a template application checklist for AB 2011 (2022) mixed income project proposals. Local staff should consult with their jurisdiction's legal counsel when determining the applicability of these provisions to any proposed housing development project in their jurisdiction.
- Sample Waiver Form - a sample waiver form for obtaining permission from copyright holders to make plans public. This waiver is included in the City of Burlingame's PC application to allow the city to post plans submitted with applications on the city's website as part of the Planning approval process and waive any claims against the city arising out of related to such action - PDF
- Using SB 9 for your Sites Inventory - explains strategies (and challenges) for using SB9 sites in your sites inventory - Word
- Coastal Commission Memo on SB 9 - 13 page memo outlines how the coastal act and SB9 interact (2022)- PDF
- FAQs - Word
- SB 9 Planner Worksheet- Word
- Sample Staff Memo - Word
- Slide Deck Presentation - Powerpoint
- Graphic (for professional audiences)- PDF and Word
- Graphic (for public audiences) - PDF
- Legal Summary - Word
- Sample Photographs - Word
- Sample Ordinance - Word
- Application Checklist- Word
- Sample Forms
- Jurisdiction Plans - Google doc
Webinars and Q/A Sessions
Jurisdiction products - SB 9 and 10
- 2021 New Housing Laws, a presentation by Goldfarb and Lipman, LLP, slide deck and recording
- *NEW* 2021 New Housing Legislation Summary- Word
2020 law powerpoint and word summary
SB 50 Updated Summary (January 15, 2020) summarizes bill including January 6th revisions and amendments
SB 50 January 6th Amendments Summary (January 15, 2020) separete one-pager summarizing January 6, 2020 amendments
Maps from May 2019 Mapping Project
Summary of 2019 Housing Bills Signed into Law (November 19, 2019) an overview of the most impactful new housing legislation and what jurisdictions will need to do to be in compliance
Table of 2019 Housing Bills Signed into Law (November 12, 2019) a table categorizing new housing legislation by action required or important to know
Staff Report 2019 Housing Bills Signed into Law (December 2019)
CA Housing Legislation 2019 Graphic by Alfred Twu (September 25, 2019) an illustrated sketch of the remaining housing legislation prior to adoption
2019 Housing Bills Signed Into Law (November 19, 2019) an accompanying presentation to the Summary of 2019 Housing Bills Signed Into Law
Staff Report 2019 Housing Bills Signed into Law Presentation (December 2019)
Additional New Laws Resources and Infographics
Surplus Lands Act (AB 1486) Infographic (January 23, 2019) an informational graphic illustrating the process for inventorying, declaring and disposing of surplus land
2 Step Application and Approval Process (SB 330) Infographic (November 19, 2019) an informational graphic illustrating the main process and approval changes for qualifying residential developments
Affordability Levels Summary Table (November 19, 2019) a table with the percent of households by income levels in the jurisdictions of San Mateo County
Goldfarb + Lippman Tenant Protections Summary (November 5, 2019) a detailed summary of AB 1482 - Tenant Protections Act of 2019 - and other related new housing laws
SB 50 Draft Summary (May 7, 2019)
Potential Impact of SB 50 San Mateo Countywide Map (April 2019)
Upzoning CA: Implications of SB 50 for Bay Area Neighborhoods (Urban Displacement Project, April 2019)
Mapping Opportunities in CA (by Urban Displacement Project and Terner Center for Housing Innovation)
Mapping Opportunities in CA Mapping Process
SB 50 Process Graphic (April 2019 by Alfred Twu)
21 Elements New Laws Work Plan
21 Elements Presentation - 2017 Housing Package Summary (March 2018)
Goldfarb + Lipman Presentation (Planning Directors) - Impact of 2017 Housing Legislation on Public Agencies (October 2017)
HAA and SB 35
Architects Meeting Summary (08/22/18)
2018 New and Upcoming Laws Summary (10/2/18)
Housing Element Laws
2019 ADU New Laws Summary (January 23, 2020) An overview of the combined impact of the six ADU bills signed into law in 2019, in effect as of January 1, 2020
More information on second units is available here.