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.
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.
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What is GIS? GIS = Geographic Information System. What does that mean in layman’s terms?
In December 2018, the City Council adopted the Home-Sharing Ordinance (CF 14-1635-S2), establishing a regulatory framework to restrict short-term rentals to one's primary residence, in order to prevent the wholesale conversation of
Imagine waking up at 2 a.m. to find your house and all of your possessions and precious memories being engulfed by flames. For many Southern California residents, this nightmare became an all-too-real, frightening actuality on November 8, when the Woolsey Fire gained speed and began destroying everything in its path.
Looking for something fun and not-so-frightening to do this Halloween? The City of Los Angeles is a great place to explore!
On Wednesday, May 14, the Metro Development Services Center (DSC) opened its doors to Council District Planning Directors and Deputies.
The City of Los Angeles might grow quickly, but the Department of City Planning grows even faster!
Due to the recent uptick in the size of the department’s staff, several units have made an exciting move to Figueroa Plaza. The move frees up space in City Hall to accommodate space all the additional new staff members.