Building boom returns | December 7, 2012 | Pleasanton Weekly | |

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Opinion - December 7, 2012

Building boom returns

Pleasanton's Community Development Director had good news for Realtors last week although those who'd prefer that the city stay on a slow-growth track when it comes to housing and population growth might not agree. Speaking to members of the Valley Real Estate Network, Brian Dolan updated the group on new zoning and residential building plans that could easily add another 10,000 people to the city's population rolls within the decade, if not sooner. It's all part of the settlement agreement between the city, the Urban Habitat affordable housing coalition in Oakland, the Alameda County Superior Court, the Association of Bay Area Governments and state housing authorities that require Pleasanton to build more housing.

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