Watch SM City Council Candidate Forum
Only incumbents have excepted campaign contributions from developers and do not support the LUVE initiative, a resident sponcered initiative
The Downtown Community Plan will open the floodgates to massive development
1. Despite resident and Planning Commission feedback, the DCP has increased its emphasis on maximizing growth in downtown with:
2. Community benefits, outlines to off-set these large projects of additional height and density, continue to be project mitigations, project amenities and elements required by City/State/Federal law
3. Open space this is public OR private can be counted as open space in the plan; few differences made between plaza open space at grade level vs. private balconies as "open space" as a community benefit
4. Text amendments appear to be able to easily change anything in the DCP, especially with respect to a specific property/parcel
5. Traffic and parking continues to focus on goals and aspirations not definition and design
by Elizabeth Van Denburgh (Board Member)
Stop the proposed 12-story (148-foot tall) "Plaza at Santa Monica" development project at 4th/5th and Arizona Ave.
The proposed project at a glance:
Located between 4th and 5th Streets south of Arizona Avenue in the downtown area of the City of Santa Monica, the property consists of a little over 2.5 acres and is a "Resident-owned" property.
The City of Santa Monica is currently proposing to build a massive mixed-use commercial development project on this "Resident-owned" property.
The proposed project consists of the following:
Impacts to Residents:
4th/AZ is an E-Petition on the Residocracy site.
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