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Committee Approves Morena Corridor Specific Plan

Committee Approves Morena Corridor Specific Plan

By Matt Adams
The San Diego Land Use and Housing Committee gave the green light to a new vision for the Morena Corridor that increases densities and modified height restrictions. The Morena Corridor Specific Plan area includes the Morena, Linda Vista, Tecolote Road, and the Clairemont Drive trolley stations. […]

By |2019-03-11T11:02:11-07:00March 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Council Moves Forward with Major Parking Reform

Council Moves Forward with Major Parking Reform

By Matt Adams
In a move intended to stimulate more middle income housing production the San Diego City Council voted to dramatically reduce its parking requirements on new development in exchange for transit friendly amenities such as transit passes and bike repair stations. The controversial plan brought friends and foes to […]

By |2019-03-05T08:52:29-07:00March 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

RWQCB

RWQCB

aka: Regional Water Quality Control Board. There are nine regional water quality control boards statewide. The nine Regional Boards are semi-autonomous and are comprised of seven part-time Board members appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate.

 

Regional boundaries are based on watersheds and water quality requirements are based on the unique differences in climate, […]

By |2019-03-04T16:21:24-07:00March 4th, 2019|Word of the Week|0 Comments

BMPs

BMPs

BMPs: aka Best Management Practices related to all-things storm water. To mitigate the potential for pollution from urban runoff, local, state, and federal agencies have instituted regulations requiring development planning and Best Management Practices (BMPs) for construction and post-construction phases of a proposed project. These standards require control of storm water-related pollution from development and redevelopment projects […]

By |2019-02-25T09:20:41-07:00February 25th, 2019|Word of the Week|0 Comments

Got Stormwater? Are You Aware of the City of San Diego Changes at Your Jobsite?

Got Stormwater? Are You Aware of the City of San Diego Changes at Your Jobsite?

By BIA Stormwater Task Force 
Are you aware of the City of San Diego’s new rules for construction BMPs!

 

Effective October 1, 2018 the City of San Diego has made effective substantial changes in the Stormwater Standards Manual. Pay particular attention to Part […]

By |2019-03-04T13:44:55-07:00February 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

San Diego City Council Shows Moxie

San Diego City Council Shows Moxie

By Borre Winckel, President & CEO
This week, City Council had a choice. Green light a 442-unit condominium project by local developer Sunroad or bow to Labor demands. They did the former. Their unanimous action to deny a project appeal by Labor shows they have moxy. The night before Council cast their vote, attorneys for […]

By |2019-02-19T09:31:00-07:00February 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments