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What is TOD (Transit Oriented Development)?

A transit-oriented development (TOD) is a mixed-use residential and commercial area designed to maximize access to public transport, and often incorporates features to encourage transit ridership. A TOD neighborhood typically has a center with a transit station or stop (train station, metro station, tram stop, or bus stop), surrounded by relatively high-density development with progressively lower-density development spreading outward from the center. TODs

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How And Why Is The City Changing Our Community Plans?

The City of San Diego and the County of San Diego is currently updating and amending our local Community Plans in their attempt to urbanize our neighborhoods in  compliance with sb 375 and several other state mandates, such as affordable-housing goals.   It is also an attempt  to lower carbon emissions, densify and diversify our neighborhoods

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What is the No “R44” all About?

R44 is a designation of zoning that refers to (R) residential units only and (44) forty-four living units allowed per 1 acre of land. R44 is an older zoning reference to RM3-7 which designates a maximum density of  1 dwelling unit per 1000 square foot of lot space.  The ‘M’ designates “Multi” (multi-residential) as opposed to

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What is the 60 FT Height Issue All About?

The 60ft Height Issue originated in Feb of 2014 when the City of San Diego released its Morena Blvd Station Area Planning Study attempting to amend our Community Plan allowing developers to build new low cost apartments and condominiums up to 60 feet in compliance with the City’s goal of Transit Oriented Development (i.e. high-density living units

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SANDAG Seizure of Vacant Lot – 9/9/16

SANDAG SEIZURE OF VACANT LOT Click here for the audio to the SANDAG meeting on 9/9/16.  Skip down the list to “0.55.22 Patricia Hom, resident” to hear the beginning of public comments. At left are the Quick Facts where we will post daily/weekly progress and new information about the vacant lot. Click here  for the list

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Historical Polls & Surveys

Polls and Surveys tell us what you (the community stakeholders) want built in our neighborhoods.  We keep your answers, comments, and suggestions as a matter of public record to use at official meetings including Community Planning Group, City Council, and SANDAG Board of Directors.  Below are polls and surveys that we have published in the

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Quick Facts about Protea Project

Quick Facts: May 2016- Protea enters into escrow to purchase the lot from Marina LLC. May 2016- Protea contacts RTB/Bay Park Boardwalk Committee seeking input on community’s desire for the build-out of the lot.  An agreement in principle is reached regarding public comments, survey, and  ongoing polls provided by RTB/Bay Park Boardwalk committee. May 24th, SANDAG records

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INDEX

Our INDEX tab will take visitors to most of the important official and unofficial documents regarding both the Morena Specific Plan and the Clairemont Community Plan Update that are currently underway.   Design Guidelines -Morena Specific Plan Area Trolley Site Plans- Tecolote Rd, Clairemont Dr., & Balboa Ave. Shoreline Proposal– Restaurant to be built where

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