Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning
Los Angeles County Westside Area Plan
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
The Westside Area Plan (proposed Project or WSAP) is a community-based plan that focuses on land use and policy issues that are specific to the unique characteristics and needs of the Project area. The Westside Area Plan is a long-range policy document that will guide long-term growth of the unincorporated communities in the Project area through development of goals, policies, and implementation actions. The proposed Project would amend the General Plan to establish both areawide and community- specific goals and policies to address local land use concerns and issues. The WSAP would also implement land use and zoning updates based on recommendations from the recently approved General Plan’s 6th Cycle Housing Element 2021-2029 (Housing Element) as well as new land use and zone changes to facilitate additional housing opportunities and ensure consistency between zoning and land use designations. The Westside Area Plan includes goals and policies that address topics such as preservation of community character, sustainable growth and land use development, open spaces and natural resources protection, promotion of economic health and prosperity of local businesses, and equitable and safe mobility options.
The unincorporated communities in the Westside Planning Area encompass vibrant neighborhoods that collectively recognize and celebrate history, people, diversity, and culture. The Westside Area Plan furthers the efforts to promote active, healthy, and safe intergenerational neighborhoods where residents are well connected to great places to live, work, shop, recreate, and gather; to foster economic vitality while serving local needs; to protect and preserve natural resources and open spaces; and to support sustainable mobility options in an enhanced built environment. The WSAP will address elements such as land use, mobility, conservation and open space, public services and facilities, economic development, and historic preservation.
Julie Yom, AICP
County of Los Angeles Department of Regional Planning
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Baldwin Hills Conservancy (BHC), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Fish and Game Commission (CDFGC), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), California Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy (SMMC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, Santa Monica Bay Restoration, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
Other (Area Plan)
General Plan Amendment, Rezone, Area Plan
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
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