A proposed ordinance to control so-called sober-living homes in residential neighborhoods, and establishment of rules for boarding houses, moves to the city's Planning and Land Use Management (PLUM) Committee Tuesday.
The Community Care Facilities Ordinance will be heard before PLUM at 2:30 p.m. at City Hall. The PLUM Committee meets at the Edward R. Roybal Hearing Room 350, 200 North Spring St., in downtown Los Angeles. The meeting is open to the public.
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