Oppose Misuse of Specific Plan Process

Oppose Misuse of Specific Plan Process

Proposed by Barbara Broide/WRAC LUPC on June 21, 2021
Formally adopted by WRAC in March 2022 | Download the WRAC position letter

Passed by

  • Bel Air-Beverly Crest Neighborhood Council
  • Mar Vista Community Council
  • Neighborhood Council of Westchester/Playa
  • South Robertson Neighborhoods Council
  • West LA-Sawtelle Neighborhood Council (modified version)
  • Westside Neighborhood Council
  • Westwood Community Council
  • Westwood Neighborhood Council


The __________ Neighborhood/Community Council opposes the City’s use of Specific Plans that would result in upzoning open space and/or low-density residential neighborhoods. The use of specific plans in this manner creates significant negative impacts for all residential communities, the environment and natural resources. We urge our City Councilmembers to reject land use applications for individual development projects that represent a misuse of the Specific plan process. We ask that the City Council inform Planning not to process these types of requests.

Supplemental letter, 7/11/23 — Misuse of Specific Plan Process


Background Information

Contact Alix Gucofsky or Barbara Broide with any questions.

Download additional background


WLASNC modified version:  6/23/21 Resolution

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