Seth Litchney


Seth Litchney


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Senior Planner, City of San Diego

Since joining the Planning Department in 2014, he has overseen the adoption of the Grantville Focused Plan Amendment and is currently completing the City's Climate Action Plan.  Previously, Mr. Litchney was appointed by Governors Jerry Brown and Arnold Schwarzenegger to the Governor's Office of Planning and Research to oversee the update of the General Plan Guidelines, write and implement technical advisories on land use, climate change, and complete streets, and create the State of California's Urban Greening and Sustainable Communities grant programs. He is also experienced in California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance. He has a degree in Urban Studies from the University of San Diego.

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  • Green Scene
  • Climate Change
  • Renewable Energy
  • Sustainability
  • R&D
  • Urban Planning
  • Writer/Editor