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Beverly Hills Readies To Adopt Mixed Use Ordinance

Posted Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 7:08 pm

By Laura Coleman

Beverly Hills could soon have its first mixed use ordinance as the Planning Commission moves forward with preparing a draft ordinance to send to City Council. Following the May 28 Planning Commission Study Session where commissioners discussed creating a mixed use overlay zone, the Planning Commission is poised to consider a Mixed Use Draft Ordinance to send to Council on June 19, according to Senior Planner Timothea Tway.

The current draft ordinance is intended to achieve higher density affordable units by expanding options and opportunities for property developers to create housing projects that would make fiscal sense according to Planning Commission Chair Alan Block. Mixed use is most commonly used to refer to a building or development that includes a mix of commercial and residential uses.

For full story see the print edition of The Beverly Hills Courier, or download the e-edition.

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