Affordable Housing Linkage Fee Ordinance

FAQs and an Information Sheet on the proposed Linkage Fee have been released. Also the updated ordinance.

The ordinance will be heard at City Planning Commission on February 23, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will take place at the Council Chamber on the 2nd Floor of Van Nuys City Hall located at 14410 Sylvan Street, Van Nuys, California 91401.

CPC-2016-3431-CA Council District: All
CEQA: ENV-2016-3432-ND Las Day to Act: N/A
Plan Area: Citywide

An ordinance adding Section 21.18 and amending Section 16.02 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, as well as adding Section 5.578 of Chapter 172 of the Administrative Code, establishing an Affordable Housing Linkage Fee, and directing Linkage Fees derived from Development Projects to the Housing Impact Trust Fund.
1. Consider based on the whole of the administrative record, that the proposed ordinance is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines sections 15378(b)(4) and 15061(b)(3) and, pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15074(b), adopt ENV-2016-3432-ND;
2. Approve and recommend that the City Council adopt the proposed ordinance;

3. Recommend that the City Council direct the Housing and Community Investment Department to prepare an expenditure plan for allocating the Housing Impact Trust Fund revenues generated as a result of the proposed ordinance, and report to the City Council within six months;
4. Adopt the staff report as the Commission report on the subject; and
5. Adopt the Findings as recommended by staff.
Applicant: City of Los Angeles
Staff: Matthew Glesne, City Planner matthew.glesne
(213) 978-2666

Documents are located on the City Planning website.  Click on Ordinances under Policy Planning and then click on Proposed Ordinances.  You should then see the following:  (you may be able to access the documents by clicking the links below but how to get to them on the City Planning website is good to know too).



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