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Portola Valley council sets 'affordable housing' as high priority

Original post made on Apr 21, 2016

The Portola Valley Town Council has agreed to set "affordable housing" as one of nine high-priority issues for the budget year starting July 1.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, April 21, 2016, 9:37 AM

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Posted by Nate McKitterick
a resident of Portola Valley: Central Portola Valley
on Apr 21, 2016 at 1:34 pm

PV does have a tree removal ordinance in its Municipal Code, as well as clear guidance on what constitutes a "significant tree" that requires a permit: Web Link

I suspect the Town Council is considering codifying penalties for failing to comply to the existing law, but I do not know.

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Posted by Sure they are.
a resident of another community
on Apr 24, 2016 at 9:41 am

Housing is not "affordable" in the Bay Area partly because new housing is not allowed in many areas - including the foothills. Maybe the Portola Valley Council will authorize some tree houses and allow humans to live in stables with the horses.

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