Zoning

November 30, 2018

NYC Planning Director on Linking Rezoning & Neighborhood Planning to Build Housing and Create Jobs

New York Planning Director Marisa Lago offers a unique and thoughtful perspective on how a city as dynamic as New York can prepare for a rapidly changing future.

August 27, 2018

City Planning Director Bertoni on the Promise & Status of re:code LA

In the first part of a two-part interview, Vince Bertoni updates readers on how the city's new zoning code is being implemented to community plans.

April 9, 2018

Sen. Bob Wieckowski on His SB 831 and the Need for ADUs

Bay Area State Senator Bob Wieckowski's SB 831 aims to eliminate impact fees for ADUs and create an amnesty program to bring the 200,000 unpermitted units in California into compliance.

March 15, 2018

Sen. Scott Wiener: Will SB 827 Upzone Neighborhoods & Supersede Local Community Plans?

Speaking at a recent town hall event in Los Angeles, Sen. Wiener (San Francisco) explained the rationale for SB 827 as he prepares to advance the bill in the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee in April.

March 15, 2018

Zev Yaroslavsky on Scott Wiener’s SB 827: The Triumph of WIMBYs

Former Los Angeles County Supervisor and City Councilmember Zev Yaroslavsky responds to the language presented in Sen. Wiener's SB 827.

February 26, 2015

LA City’s re:code—Pitched as Simplifying City’s Complex & Opaque Zoning Code

Tom Rothmann provides an overview of re:code LA’s objectives, funding, timeframe, and challenges.

February 1, 2012

VerdeXchange Green Build Panel: Codes & Mandates Should Not Impede Sustainability

VerdeXchange 2012 hosted a panel, moderated by Gail Goldberg, Executive Director of the Urban Land Institute, Los Angeles, on ‘Green Building Through Codes, Mandates, and Incentives’. Panelists Steve Glenn, CEO, LivingHomes, Ken Lewis, President, AC Martin Partners, and Deborah Weintraub, Chief Deputy Office of the LA Bureau of Engineering, outlined their practices and how building codes impact or fail to impact development projects.

November 19, 2003

The Promise And Downside Of Inclusionary Zoning In Los Angeles Addressed By Housing Developers

Bill Witte and Jeff Lee address the peril of placing more restrictions on development.

November 19, 2003

LA To Consider Incusionary Zoning Ordinance

LA City Councilman Eric Garcetti makes the case for intelligent inclusionary zoning.

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