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Yes, city building can be a very inefficient process, which is why efforts to streamline work are great. Now, I just wonder how it will all be executed.

Los Angeles talks merging planning and building safety departments.
Text by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Sam Lubell
Published: July 2013, The Architect's Newspaper

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“We support the concept, but the devil is in the details” might as well be the mantra for the city of Los Angeles and its constituents as it contemplates the possible merger of the Department of City Planning (DCP) and the Department of Building and Safety (DBS). The topic was the focus of a recent Planning and Land Use Management Committee of the city council. [read more]


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