After hearing from 30 residents during public hearing, the Manhattan Beach City Council voted unanimously to adopt the Final Draft Downtown Specific Plan Tuesday night.

Councilmembers Amy Howorth, Wayne Powell and Mark Burton praised the document.

“I think it’s a core document that really protects and preserves this wonderfully charming hometown, small downtown we have,” Burton said. “Now, we’ve protected it. It can’t change. It’s got the parameters that will keep it exactly the way we want it over the years.”

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