California Cities Adopt Urban Growth Boundaries

California voters decided on two dozen land use ballot measures on November 4.

"Voters in two Solano County (CA) cities on the edge of the Bay Area approved urban growth boundaries during the November 4 election, providing two major victories for slow-growth advocates... Fairfield voters backed an urban limit line that blocks development around Travis Air Force Base and in a portion of Green Valley, north of the Interstate 80/680 junction. Meanwhile, nearly 70% voters in Benicia backed an urban growth boundary initiative that blocks development for 20 years in a hilly area northeast of town know as Sky Valley. Benicia voters also rejected a City Council-sponsored growth boundary alternative."

Thanks to Paul Shigley

Full Story: November Election Results: Growth Boundaries Approved in Solano County


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