At a regular West Hollywood City Council meeting on Monday, June 27, 2022, The City Council directed the City Attorney to draft an ordinance to prohibit unlawful possession of catalytic converters in the City of West Hollywood. The move is in response to a nationwide rise in catalytic converter thefts over the past several years. 

The council also directed the Communications Department to utilize all appropriate communications tools to promote future catalytic converter etching events held by the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station for West Hollywood residents, as well as direct the City’s Community & Legislative Affairs Division to monitor state legislation aimed at preventing catalytic converter theft and take positions in accordance with the City’s lobbying and advocacy plan. 

 

Read the entire news article.  WeHo Times, by News Desk, July 5, 2022