DEL MAR — Emergency shelters to accommodate the homeless have been added to the list of allowable uses in the north commercial zone.
ESCONDIDO — Despite public opposition, Escondido City Council settled on designating more than 70 light-industrial-zoned acres near its western border along San Marcos as a potential emergency homeless shelter site.
CARLSBAD — City Council delayed acting on a local entrepreneur’s application to open a sports bar in Carlsbad that would allow patrons to bet on horse races at its April 30 meeting.
RANCHO SANTA FE —The Rancho Santa Fe Association board unanimously approved the Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club’s request to count property it owns toward a two-thirds consent requirement for covenant modification, bringing the club one step closer to being purchased by the association.
ENCINITAS — Council agreed on language at Wednesday night’s meeting that will appear as the argument against the “right-to-vote” initiative, now known as Proposition A, during a special election June 18.
CARLSBAD — At its March 20 meeting, the Carlsbad Planning Commission denied a local store’s second application for a conditional use permit to sell firearms, and in doing so ensured that Carlsbad would remain without a gun store for the foreseeable future.
CARLSBAD — To meet state housing requirements, City Council approved a series of land use and zoning designation changes in the Barrio area of Carlsbad to allow for higher housing densities.
ENCINITAS — Council could have adopted the “Right to Vote” initiative at Wednesday night’s meeting, but in the end, Council ordered an independent analysis of the initiative’s fiscal impact and effect on land use.