Protect Rohnert Park’s Open Space and Halt Sprawl

An overwhelming 71 % of Rohnert Park voters chose to establish an urban growth boundary (UGB) around the city by passing Measure N. First enacted in June 2000, the UGB has protected Rohnert Park for 20 years. Now, unless the City Council puts a measure on the Ballot to let voters renew the UGB, it will expire in June of 2020. The UGB is a line around the city that contains development. It protects surrounding open space and… Read More

Renew the City of Sonoma’s Urban Growth Boundary

Help us tell Sonoma City Council that they must give voters the chance to renew the urban growth boundary that has protected open space and farmland around the city for 20 years!

Sonoma’s Urban Growth Boundary in Maturity

The City of Sonoma Planning Commissioner writes about how the city’s urban growth boundary both stops sprawl and promotes smart growth.

Lines on the Land: The Contra Costa County Urban Limit Line

The Contra Costa County urban limit line helps contain sprawl near Antioch

The Contra Costa County urban limit line is one of the most powerful tools advocates have to protect greenbelt lands near East County cities such as Antioch and Brentwood.

The City of Sonoma: The Next Generation

Sonoma City Hall, where the future of the City of Sonoma General Plan will be decided.

The City of Sonoma is preparing for a General Plan update, but first the City Council must give voters the chance to renew their Urban Growth Boundary.

Novato Crowd Stands Up for Open Space

The city of Novato’s movers and shakers showed up in force for the Meet Up and Party to support Yes on Measure D to protect open space and prevent sprawl! We sipped Trek Wine, munched on homemade goodies, and stepped up to the microphone.

Novato Backs Strong Growth Boundary

On a unanimous 5 – 0 vote, the Novato City Council recently finalized the ballot measure to renew the city’s existing urban growth boundary for 25 years on the November 7, 2017 ballot.

Windsor to Vote on Urban Growth Boundary

Recent polling found that 75% of Windsor’s residents want to renew their urban growth boundary before it expires at the end of 2017. Read more.

Novato to Vote on Greenbelt Protections

After hearing from residents who love Mt. Burdell and the open space around their city, on March 7 the Novato City Council voted 5 – 0 to renew its Urban Growth Boundary with a vote of the people in November 2017.

Novato Ready to Renew Urban Growth Boundary

Novato City Council voted 5 – 0 to renew its Urban Growth Boundary with a vote of the people in November 2017. Get the details on this decision here.