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. http://sfist.com/2016/08/22/governor_browns_by_right_housing_fa.php  

SANDAG Votes Unanimously to Drop Protea Lawsuit

  https://raisetheballoon.org/support-for-protea/ Dec 16 SNADAG UNANIMOUSLY voted in favor of the community’s wishes to drop the eminent domain lawsuit against Protea Properties and let the project proceed.  Protea will be working with RTB to gather more public input on what retail businesses the residents would like to see lease space in the retail portion of Read more about SANDAG Votes Unanimously to Drop Protea Lawsuit[…]

"Housing U Matters" Agrees with Community for SANDAG Releasing Seizure of Vacant Lot

THE SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE December 5, 2016 James LaMattery, an area real estate agent who formed a group called “Raise the Balloon” to fight the previous 60-foot-high proposal, said the new plan represents the best form of compromise. “What we found was if the community is listened to, things do change,” LaMattery said. “You can Read more about "Housing U Matters" Agrees with Community for SANDAG Releasing Seizure of Vacant Lot[…]

Trader Joe’s Poll

Raise the Balloon committee members and 930 resident volunteers won the battle over NO 60 ft condos to be built on the site at Clairemont Drive and Morena Blvd!  The parcel was scheduled to be seized (eminent domain lawsuit)  SANDAG for parking spaces for the new trolley station being built on Morena Blvd. (See Trolley Read more about Trader Joe’s Poll[…]

AWESOME VICTORY!- Eminent Domain Lawsuit Dropped 12/16/16!

Thanks to all of you who participated in our Email Petition Campaign to force SANDAG to drop the eminent domain lawsuit against Protea Properties!  A “shout out” as well to all who attended the “Choose or Snooze” event on Oct.1, 2016! SANDAG had initiated the lawsuit to seize the lot at 2565 Clairemont Drive to Read more about AWESOME VICTORY!- Eminent Domain Lawsuit Dropped 12/16/16![…]

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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