A Specific Plan is a planning document that implements the goals and policies of the General
In the State of California, cities are charged with developing a General Plan to inform their decisions—everything from their housing policies to their zoning regulations.
The City of Los Angeles is embarking on the 2021-2029 update to the Housing Element of the General Plan. The Housing Element identifies Los Angeles’s housing needs and establishes clear goals and objectives.
On Friday, May 11, and Friday, May 18, City Planning staff from the Valley, Central, and West-South Project Planning Geo Teams hosted the Citywide Design Review Board Member Trainings. Design Review Boards are comprised of citizen volunteers generally appointed by the City Council offices
Have you ever wondered how your local restaurant, a nearby apartment building, or a housing development got the green light?
The Department’s Planning 101 training provides a basic overview of how projects get the City’s approval.