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National City's leaders will soon consider next steps in the amortization process, which will phase out industrial uses from residential parts of the Old Town area. We know that the existing incompatible land-use patterns, like auto-body shops next to schools and homes, makes the community sick.
The National City Planning Commission will hold a hearing to talk through the first few polluting businesses to be phased away from residential areas. The Planning Commission will make a recommendation to the National City City Council for final approval.
Although the hearing date is not set yet, please stay tuned for updates. If you're not already, sign up for our email updates.
You can still take action by supporting EHC's efforts to make National City's neighborhoods healthier for families. You can help:
The City of San Diego staff has issued the final environmental impact report for the Barrio Logan Community Plan Update. They decided that Alternative 1 meets all objectives that were initially set and are recommending its adoption by San Diego City Coucil. EHC and the Community Update Stakeholders support the Alternative 1 option for Barrio Logan's update and want to see it become the new direction for this important San Diego community.
Hearing dates have been scheduled, so please mark you calendars and stay tuned for more updates by signing up for our email updates.
You, too, can take action by supporting EHC's efforts to make Barrio Logan's communities toxic-free for families:
EHC is proposing an amendment to increase the number of children protected under the City of San Diego's Children's Right to Lead-Safe Housing Ordinance. Our amendment says that pre-1978 multi-family rental housing sold shall be made lead-safe by either the buyer or the seller.