Veto-proof garage restriction bill? 

It remains to be seen if Supervisor Bevan Dufty will change his vote on legislation that would restrict construction of garages in residential buildings in District 3.

A final vote on the legislation is expected next week.

Board of Supervisors President David Chiu, who introduced the legislation, said it’s meant to address “the spate of evictions” and is an effort to “rationalize our garage policy in the northeast corner of my north east district.”

The legislation, which was scheduled to have its second and final vote Tuesday, was slightly amended and then a first vote was taken on it and it was approved in a 8-2 vote. Supervisors Carmen Chu and Sean Elsbernd opposed it.

Dufty is being pressured to switch his vote next week for the final vote to ensure the legislation could be successfully vetoed by Mayor Gavin Newsom. It takes eight votes by the board to overturn a mayoral veto.

It remains unclear if next week Dufty will once again vote in favor of the bill, or change his stance and oppose it.

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