Tom Rothmann

Senior City Planner at Los Angeles Department of City Planning.

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Thomas Rothmann began serving as City Planner for the City of Los Angeles, Department of City Planning, River Unit in 2006 after working as a City Planning Associate for Los Angeles. Thomas has also served as a Senior Planner and a Director of Land Use Planning for the City of New York. While serving as City Planning Associate Thomas worked in the Code Studies Unit, Environmental Review Unit, and the Demographics Unit writing citywide ordinances on planning issues including mixed-use housing, assisted living facilities, childcare, affordable housing, and adult entertainment. Prior to joining the department of City Planning Thomas served as the Director of Land Use Planning for the City of New York where he directed the Land Use Planning Unit to review planning issues for City projects. At the Department of City Planning, Thomas currently directs the River Unit on implementation of the Los Angeles River Revitalization Master Plan and writes ordinances on citywide planning issues. Thomas also manages and coordinates the selection of consultant firms for 8 TOD studies and represents the Department on a variety of interagency bond committees and task forces. Thomas received his B.A. in cartography and physics from Rutgers College. He later received his Masters degree in public administration from New York University

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