SB 9

Updated 11/1/2021

Adopted Urgency Ordinance

Objective Standards for Qualified Senate Bill 9 Subdivisions and Development Projects

Senate Bill 9

To read the bill in its entirety, please visit:

October 21, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting

Item 5.B: Report on Recently Adopted State Law SB 9 Related to Development on and Subdivision of Single-Family Lots and Report on Potential Compliance Options for Consideration Prior to the Effective Date of SB 9 (Staff S. Padovan and C. Lai)

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2021 California Housing Legislation Highlights 

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Periodically, the City Council will adopt positions on proposed legislation that may have impacts on Los Altos Hills.  The City Council recently passed Resolution 18-21 opposing Senate Bill 9.  To view the Resolution, please visit

Community members are also encouraged to share their thoughts with their State Legislators.  Contact your representatives directly to express your opinions on proposed legislation or a position letter on State bills using the State Position Letter Portal.  The community can subscribe to receive automatic email updates on proposed bills on the California State Legislature website. 

The League of California Cities opposes SB 9 unless amended: League of California Cities - Cal Cities opposes unless amended legislation seeking to increase density in single-family zoned nei ( 

Senator Josh Becker


Senator Josh Becker | Proudly Representing California Senate District 13

Contact Josh Becker

Capitol Office:

State Capitol, Room 5035
Sacramento, CA 95814
Tel: (916) 319-2024
Fax: (916) 319-2124


Local District Office:
528 South El Camino Real, Suite 303

San Mateo, CA 94402 
Tel: (650) 212-3313
Fax: (650) 212-3320

Assemblymember Marc Berman


Official Website - Assemblymember Marc Berman Representing the 24th California Assembly District | (

Contact Marc Berman

Capitol Office:

State Capitol, Room 3123
 Sacramento, CA 95814
 Tel: (916) 319-2024
Fax: (916) 319-2124

Local District Office:

721 Colorado Ave, Suite 101
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Tel: (650) 324-0224
Fax: (650) 324-7932

To submit a letter to the California Legislature one must complete a one-time registration on the California Legislature Position Letter Portal. To register click here: California Legislature Position Letter Portal Registration 

Once you are registered you will receive your log-in information and you will be able to sign-in and submit a position letter for any pending legislation. To sign-in click California Legislature Position Letter Portal 

To view the March 31, 2021 Town Hall Please see link below: 

To View the March 31, 2021 Town Hall Regarding SB 9

Please See video below:

Online Petition:

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News Article:

"One-size-fits-all" housing bills don't fit Los Altos Hills, Town leaders day - Los Altos Town Crier