Community Resources


The official blog of the Los Angeles Department of City Planning. YOUR source for insights and information about Planning4LA.

Community Corner

Our Community Liaisons, Fabiola, Dylan, and Isaiah, represent the Department at community meetings and events throughout the City — communicating with, engaging, and educating the general public on planning matters. They are YOUR connection to the Department and are available to answer your questions or address your concerns. You can access their monthly community reports here — a resource for all things related to planning in Los Angeles.

Department Newsletters

City Planning newsletters are published quarterly by the External Affairs Unit. The publication contains news and information regarding the Department's policies and projects.

Annual Report

The Annual Report is published yearly by the External Affairs Unit. The publication is intended to provide insight about the Department’s activities and achievements throughout the preceding year.

Housing Progress Report

These quarterly reports, initiated in July 2018, provide an overview of housing development activity in the City of Los Angeles since 2015, including housing produced through programs and regulations such as Transit Oriented Communities (TOC), Density Bonus, Unapproved Dwelling Units (UDUs), Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), and projects subject to Measure JJJ.

Training Materials

This section is intended for anyone interested in learning more about the planning process in the City of Los Angeles. Watch or listen to access some of the full-length planning tutorials offered by departmental staff.


This section is dedicated to highlighting current employment and contractor opportunities with the City Planning Department.

Performance Metrics

The Department of City Planning's performance metrics reflect activity and trends in development and services provided, including information on applications filed and completed, housing units proposed and approved, service wait times, and more. Metrics are updated on a quarterly basis.