Mar Vista/East Venice Neighborhood Conservation
Open House & Public Hearing
Henry Medina Building 11214 Exposition Blvd.
Open House at 5:30 PM
Brief Presentation at 6:00 PM
Public Hearing at 6:30 PM
PDF of notice can be viewed and downloaded here.
Will this affect you?
The City of Los Angeles, Department of City Planning will hold a series of Open Houses/Public Hearings regarding proposed new single-family zone changes for 15 neighborhoods. This notice is for the Open House/Public Hearing for zone changes within the Mar Vista/East Venice, Kentwood, and Pacific Palisades neighborhoods. The proposed new single-family zones will provide specialized regulation regarding single-family houses as follow-up to the Interim Control Ordinances for the Mar Vista/East Venice and Kentwood neighborhoods that were adopted in 2015, which expire in March 2017. Additionally, specialized regulations are proposed for the Pacific Palisades neighborhood. The proposed new single-family zones for Mar Vista/East Venice and Kentwood would involve a zone change from R1-1 (often referred to as the Baseline Mansionization Ordinance, or “BMO”) to R1V2, a proposed new zone, which allows flexibility in the location of a new second story above the first floor of a house, and would regulate floor area, depending on lot size, to between 35% and 45%. There are two new single-family zones proposed for the areas of Pacific Palisades, outside of the Coastal Zone. The zone change from R1-1 to R1V1 is proposed for non-hillside areas and would regulate floor area to between 55% and 65% of a lot. The zone change from R1-1 (often referred to in the hillside areas as the Baseline Hillside Ordinance, or “BHO”) to R1H1 is proposed for hillside areas and would regulate floor area to between 0% and 50% (depending on slope of the lot). Both zones would allow flexibility in location of a new second story above the first floor. These proposed new single-family z