Tassajara Parks is a proposed 125 single-family home development outside of the Urban Limit Line (ULL)—the boundary that marks the outer limit beyond which urban development will not be allowed —in the Tassajara Valley area of unincorporated Contra Costa County. Contra Costa County will have to amend its General Plan to allow for this development
Greenbelt Alliance is shifting the perceptions and actions of leaders across government, communities, and businesses to protect and prioritize people and lands in the face of the climate crisis.
With every policy decision and inclusive planning process that prepares the Bay Area for wildfires, floods, and droughts, we succeed. With every additional acre of natural and working land restored to reap climate-resilience benefits, we succeed. With every new climate SMART development we endorse that cities then approve to build for the communities of the future, we succeed.
We do this by researching and communicating solutions that will protect more natural and working lands and by prioritizing the conservation of our highest-value landscapes. We do this by driving local, regional, and state-level advocacy efforts—building local partnerships and coalitions with residents, community groups, and nonprofits. We do this by supporting development that creates thriving, resilient neighborhoods with ready access to transit and housing choices for everyone who lives in the Bay Area.
HOW WE DO IT
Today, Solano is the only county in the nine-county Bay Area that does not have a park and open space district. But, together with local residents and organizations, we’re looking to change that. Greenbelt Alliance is working closely with the County, each of the seven Solano cities, park district advocates, and residents to make the
In October, The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) approved the Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA) which determines how many new homes each city or county needs to be able to produce in order to accommodate the growth of our region. That growth was recently identified by the State, which found that the Bay Area needs to