URBAN DESIGN and PRESERVATION COMMITTEE – Co-chairs: Scott Plante and Joe Ferrell – UrbanDesign@silverlakenc.org
MEETINGS: 2nd Wednesday of the Month at Citibank/ Community Room, 2450 Glendale Bl., Los Angeles, CA 90039 at 6:30pm.
This Umbrella Committee coordinates, advises, develops alternative suggestions and provides a voice for the community with regards to Urban Planning, Design, Development, and Preservation, as well as advocating for fair distribution of designated funds in order to improve the community’s environment, quality of life and social well-being.
Get our meeting Agendas and the Minutes of our meetings here. You can also find important Planning Documents here.
Current Valuable Information on our Facebook Group.
L.A. Department of Building & Safety (DBS):
1. Property Permit Verification Site
L.A. Department of City Planning (DCP):
1. Home Page –
a. Find new and already implemented ordinances
b. Public hearings schedule
2. Property Information Site/ ZIMAS
3. City of L.A. Municipal Code
L.A. Bureau of Street Services:
1. Report Use of Gas Leaf Blowers:
2. State Rebate Program “AQMD” for discount on a new quieter leaf blower:
L.A. Department of Water & Power (DWP)
Housing Right Center
L.A. Department of Recreation & Parks
Anti-Graffiti Request Form
Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA /LA)
There are no sites in the entire Silver Lake Area, which are targeted by the CRA/LA as blighted areas. However, adjacent neighborhoods like East Hollywood, Atwater Village and Elysian Valley will undergo certain improvements, with regards to creating affordable housing and the LA River Revitalization Plan Implementation.
GET A TREE FOR FREE!
Did you know that ENVIRONMENT-LA will plant a tree for FREE in front of your house or business if you commit to water it? To qualify fill out the online application or call Amy Schulenberg at (213) 485-0527.