Hollywood Residents Contest Plan Allowing Taller Buildings

Law360, San Diego (July 20, 2012, 6:12 PM EDT) -- A group of Hollywood residents targeted the city of Los Angeles in a state suit Wednesday for approving a community plan update that will allow the construction of taller buildings in the neighborhood, asserting it violates California environmental law.

La Mirada Avenue Neighborhood Association of Hollywood alleges that the city council’s June 19 certification of an environmental impact report for the plan update and a finding of consistency with the city’s general plan ran afoul of the California Environmental Quality Act and the Los Angeles City...
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