Enacted in 2006, Measure B, or the Right-To-Vote Amendment (RTVA), is a citizen-sponsored, voter-approved initiative, incorporated within the City’s Municipal Code. It requires citywide elections for the approval of certain “Major Amendments” to the City’s Planning Policy Documents, including the Housing Element. This measure highlights the value of community participation and is an important step in adopting a compliant Housing Element.

Although this measure highlights the value of community participation, it creates an additional important step for the community to navigate to adopt a compliant Housing Element.