Land Use

September 7, 2020

Tempus Opportunitatis:  Has The Moment Arrived To End Political Interference in LA City’s Land Use Decisions?

Ed(ifice) Locus— a pseudonymous nod to legendary urban planner, Ed Logue, and rooted in the Latin word for 'place'—asserts that decoupling campaign finance from land use planning is a necessary safeguard against the pay-to-play schemes that plague the city's entitlement process.

September 7, 2020

Is There A Remedy For Keeping Bees Away from Honey? Corruption Cases Expose Flaws in LA City’s Land Entitlement Process

Instead of a process that demands case-by-case exceptions to outdated zoning codes or superficial knee-jerk reforms, the Rick Cole, Gail Goldberg, and Bud Ovrum advocate for a comprehensive package of policies to reform land use planning in Los Angeles.

November 13, 2018

San Jose Mayor Liccardo on the Challenges to Becoming a Sustainable Metro Area

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo on how the city is leading on climate action and the importance of solving California’s land use and CEQA challenges.

August 14, 2017

Learning from Vancouver: Housing Affordability & the Myth of Supply-Side Densification

University of British Columbia's Chair of Urban Design is taking on cities for addressing how they tax land, fund affordable and middle-income housing, and invest in vibrant, sustainable communities.

April 26, 2016

ULI-LA Releases Planning and Development Principles Statement for the City of Los Angeles

ULI-LA has released a planning and development principles statement in anticipation of an April UCLA Ziman Center / ULI-LA panel.

January 1, 2003

TPR Readers Offer Their Land-Use And Planning Priorities For 2003

TPR readers offer their views on land-use and planning challenges facing the region.

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