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City of Laguna Beach
Community Development

505 Forest Avenue
Laguna Beach, Ca 92651
Phone: (949) 497-0713 


7/6/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE 071517
 
Subject :Downtown Specific Plan Update-Review Draft Amendments (Section III, Topic 9)
Contact :Wendy Jung    (949) 497-0321
    

July 5, 2017

PRESS RELEASE

Gregory Pfost
Director of Community Development
(949) 497-0712

DOWNTOWN SPECIFIC PLAN UPDATE – REVIEW DRAFT AMENDMENTS (SECTION III, TOPIC 9) AT PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING ON JULY 19, 2017

The City of Laguna Beach and consultant MIG will continue their efforts on the Downtown Specific Plan Update on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, during the Planning Commission’s regularly scheduled meeting at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall (505 Forest Avenue).

City staff will present draft amendments to the Downtown Specific Plan for discussion with the Planning Commission. The focus of the presentation and discussion will be on MIG’s recommended draft amendments to Section III: Issue Statements and Policies, Topic 9 (Housing) of the existing Downtown Specific Plan document. A copy of the Section III, Topic 9 draft amendments, including a strikethrough/underline document for reference are available to review on the project webpage (link included below). Public correspondence received by the end of day on Monday, July 10, 2017, will be incorporated into the staff report for review by the Planning Commission. Comments may be sent to Wendy Jung, Senior Planner at wjung@lagunabeachcity.net . The staff report will available to view on the City’s website the Friday (July 14) before the scheduled Planning Commission meeting.

Additional meetings will occur in 2017 to review draft amendments to other sections of the plan and to further discuss key topics including, but not limited to Parking and Land Use. This meeting and future meetings play an essential role to obtain input from the community and direction from the Planning Commission, and to identify the City’s priorities for the future of the Downtown.

For more information on the Downtown Specific Plan Update please contact:
Wendy Jung, Senior Planner, at (949) 497-0321; wjung@lagunabeachcity.net or visit: http://www.lagunabeachcity.net/cityhall/cd/planning/mjrplanginitv/downtown_specific_plan_amendment/default.htm


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