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Los Angeles City Planning engages with community members on a variety of land use issues. In addition to hosting events and speaking at neighborhood council meetings, City Planning staff maintain a blog to share updates and insights on planning matters.

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Japanese American Nurseries of Sawtelle

While most Los Angeles residents think of Downtown’s Little Tokyo as the heart of the city’s Japanese American community, Japanese Americans also historically settled in other areas of the city, including Boyle Heights and the Crenshaw District.

What is the Home-Sharing Program?

Two years have passed since the Los Angeles City Council adopted the Home-Sharing Program, and one year since the City began to enforce this new program.

Why Is City Planning Using Webinars for Outreach?

Even though our City Planning staffers are taking every precaution to slow the spread of the coronavirus, their work has not slowed down. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the economy relies on the essential functions of government—including the services of city planners—to keep moving. 

How Does Planning Support Small Business Interests During COVID-19?

City Planning serves four million Angelenos across 35 communities. Ever since Mayor Garcetti announced the Safer At Home order to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Department has been adapting new methods of engagement to continue providing public service as seamlessly as possible while working to flatten the infection curve of the coronavirus.

Women's History Month

The demography of Los Angeles City Planning’s workforce in 2020 is one mark of the advances