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SB-680 San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (2017-2018)

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Date Published: 07/21/2017 09:00 PM
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Senate Bill No. 680
CHAPTER 100

An act to amend Section 29010.3 of the Public Utilities Code, relating to transportation.

[ Approved by Governor  July 21, 2017. Filed with Secretary of State  July 21, 2017. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 680, Wieckowski. San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District
Existing law authorizes the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District to take by gift, or take or convey by grant, purchase, devise, or lease, and hold and enjoy, real and personal property of every kind within and without the district necessary for, incidental to, or convenient for, transit-oriented joint development projects, defined as commercial, residential, or mixed-use developments that are undertaken in connection with existing, planned, or proposed transit facilities and are located 1/4 mile or less from the external boundaries of that facility.
This bill would extend the maximum distance in that definition to 1/2 mile.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 29010.3 of the Public Utilities Code is amended to read:

29010.3.
 (a) The district may take by gift, or take or convey by grant, purchase, devise, or lease, and hold and enjoy, real and personal property of every kind within or without the district necessary for, incidental to, or convenient for, transit-oriented joint development projects that meet the definition and requirement set forth in subdivision (b).
(b) (1) For purposes of this section, a transit-oriented joint development project is a commercial, residential, or mixed-use development that is undertaken in connection with existing, planned, or proposed transit facilities and is located one-half mile or less from the external boundaries of that facility.
(2) Any transit-oriented joint development project created under this section shall comply with the land use and zoning regulations of the city, county, or city and county in which the project is located.
(c) Notwithstanding Section 29036 or any other provision of law, the authority granted under this section is subject to the land use and zoning regulations of the city, county, or city and county jurisdiction in which the transit-oriented joint development is located, in accordance with the Planning and Zoning Law (Title 7 (commencing with Section 65000) of the Government Code), relating to zoning.