Recent Streetsblog LA posts about City Planning

Map of permitted accessory dwelling units in the city of Los Angeles. Image via Department of City Planning [PDF]

NIMBYs Against Parking Reforms For Granny Flats

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Someone is circulating wording to help L.A. Neighborhood Councils oppose reforms that would make it easier to permit new granny flats. Fostering granny flats, or in planner-speak "accessory dwelling units" (ADUs) is one way to encourage affordable housing and gradually increasing density while preserving neighborhood character.

Koretz Motion Pushes Mobility Plan Mods To Planning Commission

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L.A. City’s Mobility Plan 2035 suffered a¬†potential setback at today’s meeting of the Los Angeles City Council Transportation Committee. Today’s action likely sends the plan back to the Planning Commission for further decisions. Mobility Plan 2035¬†was approved by the City Council in August 2015, then challenged in court. Due to the legal case, the plan […]