On Nov 15, 2012, The General Plan Up[date, now Zoning committee, gave the final OK for the City Council to adopt these strict new planning regulations at the December 19th City Council Meeting. This committee is made up of some planning commissions and city council members. At this meeting they were addressing all of the final comments. The Planning Director has led them all the way through the process. The video of the meeting is below. You can see there is hardly anyone there.
Committee Meeting Agenda You will see the agenda includes a celebration at the end.