Archive for August, 2016

What Happened at the Last PlanCheckNC meeting?

August 24th, 2016

PlanCheckNC – Los Angeles


Minutes: Aug. 13, 2016

Chair: Cindy Cleghorn –

1. General


2. Presentation: Ron Ziff, MTA’s bond ballot measure

Proposal: Extend existing $.05 sales tax (enacted by Measure R in 2008, ends in 2039) and new $.05 sales tax in perpetuity.

“Moral” issue with indefinite sales that future generations must pay (converse is that future generations may appreciate that their ancestors created a good funding mechanism), and that government may get complacent and fail to spend if efficiently.

MTA proposes 87 transportation projects, including Sepulveda Pass, Orange Line rail conversion, East Valley corridor.

Valley has 20% of population but only 3-6% of funding (although in 2000 Valley voted against subway).


Small Lot Code Amendment: Staff Report to City Planning Commission Now Available

August 18th, 2016
Screen shot 2016-08-18 at 5.58.21 PMOn August 25, 2016, the City Planning Commission will consider the proposed update to the Small Lot Subdivision (“SLS”) Ordinance and make a recommendation to the City Council. The proposed Code Amendment is part of a comprehensive update of the existing SLS Ordinance, and is in response to the input received throughout the public comment process. Changes may still be made before the City Council’s final decision.