It's Your Home
The proposed “Historic Preservation Ordinance” will impact an estimated 4,000 Laguna Beach residential and commercial properties. Remodels may be limited, owners must disclose to buyers the home may be a historic “resource” and may have to hire a historian to prove that their property is not “historic” to do simple remodels or make other changes to the property.
By Daniel Rosenthal Historic preservation efforts by the Laguna Beach Historic Preservation Coalition, a close affiliate of Village Laguna, and ardent preservationist Cathy Jurca go too far when they start to ruin the lives of families who are just trying to do the right thing. In addition to suing the City in their attempt to…Read More
Congratulations to you all for the huge step toward freeing your homes from the burdens of involuntary historic designations and accompanying restrictions. Without our steady voices and support in over 30 public hearings conducted since 2016, this could have gone a different way. But we hung in, and the City Council passed the ordinance at…Read More