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Encinitas split over controversial housing element update

Measure T is city's latest attempt to follow state mandate
October 27, 2016
A housing element update on the Encinitas ballot Nov. 8 has the city divided. If approved, Measure T, as the proposal is known on the ballot, would create a new land-use designation in Encinitas that would allow property owners to build higher-density housing in certain zones around the city.

Law firm to tackle initiative report

The Encinitas Right to Vote Initiative could shift approval of zoning changes from City Hall, pictured Feb. 8, to voters. (Photo by Roman S. Koenig)
February 20, 2013

Encinitas city planners have selected Costa Mesa law firm Rutan & Tucker to conduct a report on possible effects of the Right to Vote Initiative, as asked for by the City Council on Feb.13, the planning...

Backers, city weigh next steps for Right to Vote Initiative

The Encinitas Right to Vote Initiative could shift approval of zoning changes from City Hall, pictured Feb. 8, to voters. (Photo by Roman S. Koenig)
February 9, 2013

A special election for the Right to Vote Initiative approved in January could cost the city around $300,000, according to the Encinitas city clerk. The initiative – which would impose a citywide height...

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