Articles Tagged With ‘ordinance’




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SLO council considering water bottle ban

The San Luis Obispo City Council is set to discuss the possibility of adopting a San Francisco-style ban on single-use plastic water bottles. In February, the council voted 4-1 to direct city staff to craft an ordinance banning the sale... (Continue reading)

County supervisors double ‘affordable housing’ fees

A divided San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to double in-lieu fees that developers must pay when they build homes that are not considered “affordable housing.” Supervisors Bruce Gibson, Adam Hill and Frank Mecham voted for the... (Continue reading)

SLO to speed up rental inspections despite protests

The city of San Luis Obispo plans to complete 380 inspections of rental units by June 30. City officials are proceeding with the controversial program, even though two council members say it must stop and numerous residents say it is... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay mayor recuses himself, then lobbies council

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Morro Bay Mayor Jamie Irons removed himself from a vote on housing regulations last week to avoid a financial conflict of interest. However, Irons then lobbied the council both orally and in writing to vote in a... (Continue reading)

SLO to start inspecting rental units

A San Luis Obispo city worker will soon begin conducting inspections of rental properties in line with a controversial ordinance adopted by the city council last year. The new rental inspection program is facing growing opposition, and some argue it... (Continue reading)

Should SLO ban water bottles?

At the request of local environmental activists, the San Luis Obispo City Council voted to place  banning the sale of single-use water bottles at city events on an upcoming agenda. The council voted 4-1 to direct staff to craft the... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande, Morro Bay vote for Styrofoam bans

The Arroyo Grande and Morro Bay city councils both voted in favor of Styrofoam bans on Tuesday. Morro Bay council members voted unanimously for the ban. The Arroyo Grande council voted 4-1, with Councilwoman Barbara Harmon dissenting. The bans will... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles to adopt a ban on front lawns

Builders will soon find it more difficult to construct homes with front lawns in Paso Robles. [Tribune] On Tuesday, the Paso Robles City Council voted 4-1 to ban front lawns at new residential developments. Builders can work around the ban,... (Continue reading)

SLO County groundwater regulations approved

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors narrowly approved a package of regulations Tuesday that will restrict groundwater usage in multiple unincorporated areas of the county. On a 3-2 vote, supervisors Bruce Gibson, Adam Hill and Frank Mecham voted... (Continue reading)

Controversial SLO County water regulations up for vote

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A divided San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on proposed groundwater use regulations that would curtail farming and development in rural North County and the unincorporated areas of the county. The core component... (Continue reading)



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