The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday approved a plan to merge two Los Angeles departments that was first proposed following the economic crash in 2008, according to the Los Angeles Times.

The council agreed to draw up a transition plan that will result in the merger of the city’s Department of Building and Safety and the Planning Department.

Subscribe Now

Independent and authoritative analysis and perspective for the bond buying industry.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.