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.
Many of them are now protected by Landmark Preservation Ordinances
were only 11 communities with local preservation ordinances, whereas by
PROTECTING HISTORIC PLACES: LOCAL PRESERVATION ORDINANCES 1 (2002),
from the Unconstitutional Housing Preservation Ordinances
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.
In addition, there are a number of historic districts that have no preservation ordinances
Local governments can take advantage of the PHMC's grants for reusing and rehabilitating historic buildings, planning for historic preservation, preparing location preservation ordinances
, and maintaining local government archives and records," Glass said.
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.