Big Changes are underway for the zoning for single family homes in California. Resulting from the passage fo SB9, the Housing Opportunity and More Efficiency (“HOME”) Act, which was signed into law on September 16, 2021 and took effect statewide on January 1, 2022. Kurt Krueger details the impacts and what to know about SB9 in this latest article in Santa Monica Spotlight.

In most circumstances, SB9 will result in the potential creation of four dwelling units from an existing single-family parcel, generally in the four simplified scenarios depicted here. In comparison, a single-family property is currently allowed to have three units, inclusive of a single family dwelling, and ADU and a JADU.

To see the full article, here’s the .pdf of the March 2022 Santa Monica Spotlight.

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