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June 5, 2018 — Elecciones Primarias de California

City of Lafayette
Measure L - Majority Approval Required

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Resultados electorales

No se aprueba

4,421 votos si (45.48%)

5,300 votos no (54.52%)

100% de distritos activos (17/17).

9,977 boletas electorales serán contadas.

Shall the legislative actions in Ordinance #641 approving the Homes at Deer Hill Project, which include a rezone from Administrative/Professional Office (35 units/acre) to Single Family Residential District-20 (2 units/acre) and to Planned Unit Development to provide 44 single-family homes, and a Development Agreement to provide 11 acres, which include parklands, a sports field, a dog park, a tot-lot and a multi-use trail, be adopted?

¿Qué es esta propuesta?

Información básica sobre la iniciativa de ley — Información oficial sobre esta iniciativa


City of Lafayette Website

Measure L is asking voters whether legislative action passed by the City Council, Ordinance 641, should or should not be adopted. The full referendum can be viewed at:

Análisis del analista legislativo / Proposal

City Attorney, City of Lafayette





On September 14, 2015, the City Council adopted Ordinance No. 641 for the Homes at Deer Hill Project, located at 3312 and 3233 Deer Hill Road in the City of Lafayette. The Homes at Deer Hill Project includes 44 single-family homes and 11 acres of community park facilities. The Homes at Deer Hill Project was proposed as an alternative to the Terraces of Lafayette Apartment Project, a project previously submitted for the property that consists of 315 moderate­ income apartments in 14 buildings. Review for the Terraces of Lafayette Apartment Project was suspended while the City considered the Homes at Deer Hill Project.


In compliance with the California Elections Code, the City Clerk received a petition for a referendum on the legislative acts contained in Ordinance No. 641 and determined that the referendum petition contained sufficient signatures to qualify for the ballot. Ordinance No. 641 approves the following legislative actions: a zoning amendment to re-zone the property from Administrative Professional Office (35 units/acre) to Single Family Residential District-20 (2 units/acre) and to Planned Unit Development to provide 44 single-family homes; and a development agreement to provide an all-weather multi-use athletic field, dog park, toddler playground, multi-use trail and parking on 11 acres of parkland.


Ordinance No. 641 is suspended through the referendum process as required by the Elections Code. Ordinance No. 641 is the subject of Measure L.


A "yes" vote on Measure L will approve Ordinance No. 641 and the Homes at Deer Hill Project.


A "no" vote on Measure L will not a pprove Ordinance No. 641 and void the City Council's approval of the Homes at Deer Hill Project, and the property owner can request that the City restart processing the Terraces of Lafayette Apartment Project.


Measure L requires simple majority approval of the voters to pass.


If a majority of the voters voting on Measure L vote no, the City Council cannot approve a project substantially similar to the Homes at Deer Hill Project on the property for a period of one year.


The above statement is an impartial analysis of Measure L. If you desire a copy of Ordinance #641, please call the City Clerk's office at (925) 284-1968 and a copy will be mailed at no cost to you.


Mala Subramanian City Attorney


Published Arguments — Arguments for and against the ballot measure

¿Quién está a favor y en contra de esta iniciativa de ley?

Sí por Measure L

Organizaciónes (1)

  • Yes on L, a coalition of Lafayette residents, business and community leaders for Deer Hill plan and park
Funcionarios electos y designados (0)
No por Measure L

Organizaciónes (1)

  • Save Lafayette, a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization made up of Lafayette citizens supporting semi-rural characteristics
Funcionarios electos y designados (0)

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