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Bay Area City Could Extend Development Restrictions Beyond Their Expiration Date

A signature-gathering campaign has expressed a desire to extend height and density limits in San Mateo.
July 19, 2018, 9am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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The Penninsula

The city of San Mateo, located on the San Francisco Peninsula, is mulling a proposal to extend existing height and density limits in most of the city.

The San Mateo Council will decide on August 6 whether to hold a special election or wait until November 2020 to vote on the extension of Measure P, "which established 55-foot height limits in most parts of the city and restricted how densely housing and commercial developers can build," according to an article by Anna Schuessler.

Recently more than 7,000 residents "signed onto a citizens group’s petition to extend the building height limits 10 years past their sunset in 2020," reports Schuessler.

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Published on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in The Daily Journal
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