Governor Approves SB 958 – Establishes LA County Redistricting Commission

SB 958 –(Lara and Hall) Establishes LA County Redistricting Commission Status:*APPROVED BY THE GOVERNOR
This bill establishes the Citizens Redistricting Commission in the County of Los Angeles, which would be charged with adjusting the boundary lines of the districts of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Los Angeles. The commission would consist of 14 members who meet specified qualifications. This bill requires the Commission to adjust the boundaries of the Los Angeles County Supervisorial Districts in accordance with specified criteria and adopt a redistricting plan, which would become effective 30 days following its submission to the county elections official.

Santa Monica Mountains LCP Animal Enclosure Guidelines

The following guidelines clarify the criteria for what is routine repair and maintenance of an existing animal facility for the protection of livestock from predators, and what is considered new development, which is subject to a permit under the SMMLCP. This policy applies only to properties that have existing, legally-established animal facilities in the Coastal Zone. Continue reading

Megamansion on Mulholland – CDP Appealed

APPEAL FILED …. On Monday, August 29, the Federation filed an appeal with Los Angeles County Regional Planning objecting to the ‘hearing officer’ approval of a CDP on Aug. 16, 16, 2016, for a 7400 square foot megamansion on Mulholland Highway: Coastal Development Permit No. 201500043. Project No. R2015-00871-(3)

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Rasmussen Returns. Proposed Subdivision in NAP – Illegal Grading and More….

IMG_8256Your opportunity to weigh in on the project and potential mitigation: Community meeting at Supervisor Sheila Kuehl’s District Office – Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. – 26600 Agoura Rd. #100 Calabasas, CA 91302. The proposed project is in a resource sensitive area and the environmental impacts are significant. It lies within a Significant Ecological Area (SEA), is adjacent to the Liberty Canyon Natural Preserve in Malibu Creek State Park, and is part of a regionally significant wildlife movement corridor connecting the Santa Monica Mountains with the Simi Hills and the Santa Susana Mountains via Liberty Canyon.