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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.

For additional information, contact Rayna Plummer: rayna.plummer@lacity.org, (213) 978-1203.

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Planning4LA

You may have noticed a few recent changes at Los Angeles City Planning. We’ve grown, we’ve planned, and we’ve transformed.

Why is GIS Technology Important to Urban Planning?

What is GIS? GIS = Geographic Information System. What does that mean in layman’s terms? 

What is the Home-Sharing Program?

In December 2018, the City Council adopted the Home-Sharing Ordinance (CF 14-1635-S2), establishing a regulatory framework to restri

Alphabet Soup
Alphabet Soup
2019-07-24

CPC, GPA, CPIO, HPOZ . . .  what two things do these acronyms have in common? If you are a planning nerd like we are, they could randomly appear in a bowl of alphabet soup. Okay, so maybe that was a stretch.

FrameWORK: Land Use
FrameWORK: Land Use
2019-07-24

We recently unveiled FrameWORK, our new series on the 

re:code LA as Explained by Popular Culture
Keep using the 1946 Zoning Code!? Ain't nobody got time for that!