Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Argonaut article

Residents group sues Coastal Commission over denial of permits for overnight parking restrictions

(Created: Wednesday, August 12, 2009 4:23 PM PDT)

Less than two months after the California Coastal Commission chose not to issue permits for overnight parking restrictions in five areas of Venice, a community residents group has filed a lawsuit challenging the state agency’s jurisdiction to approve such permits.

In its lawsuit filed against the Coastal Commission and City of Los Angeles in Los Angeles Superior Court Monday, August 10th, the Venice Stakeholders Association alleges that the commission failed to follow the California Coastal Act when it voted in June to deny coastal development permits for overnight parking districts (OPDs) on Venice streets.

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