City Council Serves Up “Restaurant Relief,” Removing A Burdensome Regulation For Local Businesses

Matt Awbrey Matt Awbrey 1 Comment

Faulconer: Government regulation putting “too many cooks in the kitchen” When was the last time you heard of the police breaking up a rowdy dance party at Liberty Station’s Corvette Diner? Probably never, but this family restaurant was required to obtain a $3,000 entertainment permit from the Police Department for the right to feature live entertainment (in this case, a …

MY JOBS PLAN IN DETAIL: Reform #1 – Overhaul of Permit Processing at Development Services

Carl DeMaio Carl DeMaio, Undesignated 4 Comments

San Diego’s families and business owners are facing a bad economy and its only getting worse.  Even more tragic is a city government that just doesn’t seem to care.  Usually city government spends its time putting up roadblocks and hurdles to job creation, rather than cutting red tape and helping to find ways to attract and grow businesses in San …

Council Adopts Key DeMaio Small Business Reform

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Streamlined Funding Process for 17 Business Improvement Districts Is Part of DeMaio’s Small Business Action Plan I would like to commend my fellow Council colleagues today for passing legislation on a much-needed overhaul to the process for funding the city’s 17 “Business Improvement Districts” (BIDs). This reform is vital to ensuring that San Diego’s BIDs are focused on promoting, serving, …