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Housing and development were top of mind in Woodside in 2021

Original post made on Jan 8, 2022

Potential new housing and development in town center dominated the conversation in Woodside last year.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, January 8, 2022, 9:13 AM

Comments (4)

Posted by Sunny Storm
a resident of Woodside: other
on Jan 8, 2022 at 1:22 pm

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The town council does NOT speak for me then.

Woodside should allow a limited amount of housing and do their part.

Adding a few houses, in-law units, etc in our large rural community is not going to change the rural feel in this relatively undeveloped space. It's just a smoke-screen to keep out undesirables.

Do better woodside.

Posted by Stuart
a resident of Woodside: Mountain Home Road
on Jan 11, 2022 at 6:10 pm

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Sunny, You have a very odd interpretation of the word "few" used in your post.
The article says Woodside must add 328 units in the new RHNA cycle and SB9 allows for 4 units where 1 currently exists. How many is a few? 328, 528, 728, more?
The Town Council most certainly speaks for me!

Posted by Sunny Storm
a resident of Woodside: other
on Jan 16, 2022 at 1:46 pm

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Woodside is over 11 square miles.
A cycle is 8 years?

So to add 328 new units, Woodside needs to add ~ 41 units per year, which will need to be a combination of ADUs and residences. Woodside is has so much green space and so much ongoing construction as it is, that most of us will not notice 41 new units a year.

Posted by Sunny Storm
a resident of Woodside: other
on Jan 16, 2022 at 2:00 pm

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you do realize that 41 units in 11 square miles is less than 4 units per mile?

Imagine 2 are ADU and 2 are residences. Tripp Road alone has 4 new houses this past year.

That is not going to change Woodside from a rural community to a city or even suburb.

We have more more construction than that in town today though it's weighted to whole house renovations.

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