LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A Los Angeles City Council committee is seeking an ordinance that would prevent permits from being issued to strip clubs, liquor stores and adult businesses along three San Fernando Valley roads.
The Planning and Land Use Management Committee has agreed to have the City Attorney’s Office draft the “interim control ordinance” in the areas of Lankershim Boulevard, between Roscoe Boulevard/Tuxford Street and San Fernando Road; San Fernando Road, between Sunland Boulevard and Branford Street; and Sepulveda Boulevard, from Oxnard Street to Rayen Street.READ MORE: Laguna Hills Student Spouts Racial Slurs At Black Player
Sun Valley Area Neighborhood Council President Mike O’Gara called the plan “very necessary” to support police efforts to crack down on prostitution-related crime in the area.READ MORE: Authorities Searching For Missing Teen Girl Allegedly Taken By Her Mother
Massage parlors, dancehalls and topless bars would also be prevented from getting permits by the temporary ordinance, which would become effective immediately and remain in place for 45 days if approved by the full City Council.
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