In 1973, citizens of Alameda approved Measure A, which amended the city's charter, and appears today as Article XXVI. This Charter Amendment states, “There shall be no multiple dwelling units built in the City of Alameda”. In 1991 there was an amendment stating "The maximum density for any residential development within the City of Alameda shall be one housing unit per 2,000 square feet of land." The term "Measure A" to refers to this legislation.


Take action! Get a FREE sign to support Measure A
Let Alameda, the Mayor and City Council members know that you support Keeping Measure A.  To avoid yet more overcrowding and traffic in Alameda, please place a sign on your lawn or a small sign in your home or car window.

Lawn Sign
Call 865-2714 or 523-5907

Window Sign
You can download a 8 1/2 x 11 window sign to print off your computer. You will need Acrobat viewer to see and print this file. You can get Acrobat viewer free Here.

Download PDF Sign