By Austin Walsh : smdailyjournal – excerpt
Citing streamlining law, developer brings back bigger, bolder vision for Mills Park
Following an eleventh-hour rejection of a sweeping mixed-use project in San Bruno, the developer is threatening to leverage a new state housing law to build an even bigger, more ambitious residential development.
In a recent letter to city officials, Signature Development expressed interest in resurrecting a bolder version of the Mills Park project following the San Bruno City Council narrowly denying an initial proposal in July.
Leaning on streamlined development regulations loosened under Senate Bill 35, the Oakland builder is citing its newfound authority to construct 600 units spread across four buildings at the corner of San Bruno Avenue and El Camino Real…(more)
First city to take the state to court on this restrictions is Hunting Beach.