Ad Hoc Meeting Review 1/14/19

I Might Be Wrong But What If I’m Not? A Review of Last Night’s Planning Meeting Last night, Michael Prinz, the City’s Senior Planner for the Morena Corridor, presented the revised draft Morena Specific Plan (MSP). I made a last-ditch motion to resubmit our Subcommittee’s prior request that the Land Use and Zoning element (see letter below) Read more about Ad Hoc Meeting Review 1/14/19[…]

City Council Meeting Update 1/10/2019

Big Win Comes with Major Warning Fairfield Morena Project Approved But Councilmembers Issue a Stark Warning to Bay Park Residents Fairfield’s Morena Apartment Homes were narrowly approved during Tuesday’s very contentious meeting of the San Diego City Council.  It was a major victory for residents because it is the first project to test height limits Read more about City Council Meeting Update 1/10/2019[…]


The second  Balloon March (BALLOON MARCH II) will be held on June 8, 2019, from 10:00 am to 2pm. An Email Alert will be sent to all once the star and end locations are determined. We anticipate that the route will be down Balboa Ave,  from the 805 South on-ramp to south on Denver Street, Read more about BALLOON MARCH II[…]

Where The City Planners Want To Bust Our 30ft Height Limit

  At last night’s CPU meeting, City Planners introduced where they intent to bust our 30 Ft Height Limit. See map above.  Contrary to claims made in prior public planning documents, the draft Morena Specific Plan, and assurances from our District councilperson, Lorie Zapf, to “maintain the 30 Ft Height Limit,” the “Focus Areas” in Read more about Where The City Planners Want To Bust Our 30ft Height Limit[…]

Why Most Infill Housing Can and Should Be Affordable Housing

Infill Housing is what’s built on the precious few remaining vacant parcels and/or lot-splits in our communities. Because of the scarcity of buildable land in San Diego, the City is looking to a new land inventory which they report and reconcile annually to the State. The City of San Diego has 52 Plan Areas where they have identified Read more about Why Most Infill Housing Can and Should Be Affordable Housing[…]

Clairemont Mesa Community Plan Update

The City of San Diego is in the process of comprehensively updating the Clairemont Community Plan. On this website you will find information about how you can get involved and provide input in the planning process.  Included are technical documents and background information. READ MORE TO REVIEW PLAN…     For more information, read this Read more about Clairemont Mesa Community Plan Update[…]

Governor Brown’s ‘By Right’ Housing Fast-Track Proposal Dead In The Water

A proposal by Governor Jerry Brown to pass sweeping legislation that would speed up residential development across the state by bypassing various local review processes has lost all momentum and appears fully dead…at least for the time being.  

Will Keil's Shopping Center Bust the 30FT limit and go to 60FT?

Note: These plans were never implemented. Instead, the owners opted to replace Keils with a Sprouts Grocery Store. On January 21, 2014, the owners of Keil’s Shopping center submitted their plans for the site. They are requesting a variance to build to 57ft. They want to construct 368 condominium units along with a grocery store Read more about Will Keil's Shopping Center Bust the 30FT limit and go to 60FT?[…]

What is the existing 30 FT Height Limit?

The effort to establish a 30ft Height Overlay Zone in Clairemont Mesa began in 1971 by Bay Park Residents. We are currently looking for anyone who was part of that group and who fought hard to get the zone added to the Clairemont Community Plan-if you know of someone who was part of that group, please Read more about What is the existing 30 FT Height Limit?[…]
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