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From working to protect neighborhood trees to protecting entire neighborhoods from incompatible development, Mike Bonin has introduced a series of motions to the City Council to advance his planning priorities. Find out more about Mike’s Planning Legislation below. (Click on the “Council File” number to read the full motion.)

Date of Introduction

Council File

Name of Motion

Description

Status

7/1/2015

13-1478-S3

Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance and Guidelines/Potential Updates

Motion to instruct the Planning Department to report regarding potential updates to the Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance and Guidelines

Introduced

6/16/2015

15-0762

Inclusionary Housing Ordinances/California Building Industry Association v. City of San Jose/Palmer Decision

Motion to direct the Housing and Community Investment Department of Los Angeles to report on a California Supreme Court ruling and its impact on the City’s ability to impose inclusionary housing ordinances

Introduced

6/2/2015

14-1635-S2

Short-Term Rentals/Preparation of Ordinance

Motion to prepare and present an ordinance governing short-term rentals

Introduced

2/3/2015

15-0129

Interim Administrative Procedures/Mello Act

Motion to prepare a permanent ordinance to implement the Mello Act

Introduced

1/9/2015

15-0026

Development Conditions Database

Motion to move city to create accessible and searchable Development Conditions Database

Introduced

1/7/2015

15-0020

Conditional Uses Approval / Proper Resource Allocation / Inspections and Enforcement Projects

Motion to move city to study how other cities enforce Conditional Uses

Introduced

12/2/2014

14-1635

Short-Term Room and Home Rental Regulations / Review

Motion to move city to make recommendations to regulate short-term rentals

Introduced

12/2/2014

14-1634

Tree Removal on Private Property / Permit Application / 30-Day Public Notice and Public Hearing

Motion to move Public Works to notify residents of tree removal

Adopted on 5/12/2015

12/2/2014

14-1633

1900 South Bundy Drive / 11950 West Missouri Avenue / Potential Location / Appropriate Re-Use for Economic and Community Development

Motion to direct Asset Management Strategic Planning Unit of CAO to designate 1900 Bundy/11950 Missouri for economic development

Introduced

11/13/2014

14-1565

Venice Coastal Zone Specific Plan / In-Lieu Parking Fee / Adjustment Based on Consumer Price Index

Motion for City Planning to change in-lieu parking fee in Venice to match the CPI

Adopted on 5/22/2015

11/4/2014

14-1519

SB 1818 Density Bonus Act / State Law

Motion to request City Attorney to prepare ordinance that provides consistency between city’s Density Bonus Ordinance and amendments made to State Density Bonus Act with enactment of AB 2222

Introduced

8/22/2014

14-1169

SB 743 / California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines / Transportation Impacts

Motion directing City Planning and Transportation to start anticipating changes to CEQA

Adopted on 2/24/2015

8/6/2014

14-1091

3621 Centinela Avenue / Street Widening

Motion to move Engineering to waive widening requirements for 3621 Centinela Ave.

Adopted on 10/14/2014

5/28/2014

14-0692-s1

City SB 1818 Density Bonus Ordinance / Affordable Units / City Audit

Motion to move Housing and Community Investment to analyze effectiveness of SB 1818 Density Bonus Ordinance

Introduced

5/27/2014

14-0692

City SB 1818 Density Bonus Ordinance / Strict Enforcement of Provisions

Motion to instruct Planning to enforce SB 1818 Density Bonus Ordinance

Introduced

5/16/2014

14-0656

Baseline Mansionization Ordinance / Stabilize the Conflict of Out-of-Scale Homes

Motion to instruct Planning Department to prepare an ordinance that will address the counterproductive provisions of the Baseline Mansionization Ordinance to stabilize out-of-scale homes that proliferate entire neighborhoods

Adopted on 6/23/2015

5/7/2014

14-0593

Sharing Economy / Comprehensive Study Report / Working Group

Motion to move city to study impacts of “sharing economy” and examine methods for reforming current policies

Adopted on 08/27/2014

1/28/2014

14-0122

Conditional Use Permit Process / Supplement Existing Program / Expand Functions / Staffing Requirement

Motion to move City Planning to update Conditional Use Permit process

Introduced

12/4/2013

13-1625

Pacific Palisades Community Council (PPCC) / Brentwood Community Council (BCC) / Notifications / Planning Matters

Motion to instruct City Planning to notify Pacific Palisades and Brentwood Community Council with same level of notification of all neighborhood councils

Adopted on 03/08/2014

11/22/2013

12-1944-s1

California Ocean Protection Council / Local Coastal Programs / Grant Application

Motion to instruct City Planning to submit grant application to Ocean Protection Council and support application for the Local Coastal Program for Venice for local and regional vulnerability assessments and developments oo new Local Coastal Programs

Adopted on 3/27/2013

11/8/2013

13-1515

Code Compliance Section / Planning Department

Motion to move Planning to report implementation of Code Compliance Section

Adopted

10/25/2013

13-1454

Approaches / Mitigating Harmful Flooding Impacts / Potential Spread of Contaminants

Motion to move Sanitation to report on approaches to mitigate harmful flooding impacts and potential spread of contaminants used by oil and gas extraction/fracking activities

Introduced

9/4/2013

13-1152-s1

Hydraulic Fracturing / Fracking / Prohibition of Well Stimulation Activities

Motion to move City Attorney to write ordinance banning hydraulic fracturing in the zoning code

Adopted on 02/28/2014