As we first reported last month, with San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors having approved the Environmental Impact Report, Conditional Use Authorization, land sale and zoning amendments necessary for the 8 Washington Street development to rise, opponents of the project were planning to pursue a ballot measure to block the development.
With a little under 20,000 signatures needed to place an anti-development referendum on this November’s ballot, a little over 31,000 signatures were delivered to San Francisco’s Department of Elections last week.
As noted by the Examiner: “If [the signatures are] certified, the board will vote again on the project. If the project passes again, it would go before voters this November. However, if it misses this year’s filing deadlines, it would appear on the November 2013 ballot. In the meantime, the project would remain stalled.”