# Planning board
Planning Board Considers How to Encourage Housing On Park and Webster Streets
At its February 14th meeting, the Alameda Planning Board held a Housing Element workshop for the Board and the public to review and comment on a proposed zoning code amendment to permit and encourage housing development along Park and Webster Streets to accommodate the Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA).
City Council to Consider Whether to Increase R-1 Zoning Density Significantly
A former single-family residence converted to a duplex in AlamedaKarin Jensen. At its January 4th, 7 pm meeting, Alameda City Council will consider a Planning Board recommendation to amend the city’s municipal code to comply with and exceed Senate Bill 9 (SB9) requirements to increase density in single-family residential (R-1) zones. SB9 grants by-right approval of duplexes and lot splits in R-1 zones if they meet specific criteria.