then forced to constantly amend preservation ordinances
The number of local historic preservation ordinances nationwide mushroomed from a mere handful at midcentury (26) to more than 2,300 in 2015.
More significant was the dramatic proliferation of local preservation ordinances.
He has served as an architectural historian on many documentation projects, including those under Sections 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act, the California Environmental Quality Act, and several local preservation ordinances
Yet even the best of preservation ordinances are impotent.
In 2012, the Beverly Hills City Council enacted the first preservation ordinance in its history, requiring a 30-day holding period for alterations to structures 45 years or older designed by a "master" architect.
were only 11 communities with local preservation ordinances
, whereas by
21 that a 1994 California law exempting houses of worship from local historic preservation ordinances
While the city of Los Angeles has one of the oldest preservation ordinances
in the nation, L.
from the Unconstitutional Housing Preservation Ordinances
Many cities throughout Southern California, including West Hollywood and South Pasadena, have mandatory historic preservation ordinances
Like any teen-ager, the city has to decide whether its going to follow the rules, like the hillside and oak tree preservation ordinances
or allow itself to get totally out of hand,'' said Lynne Plambeck, the first vice president of the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning the Environment.