Blog

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: planning.media@lacity.org.

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How do I access application requirements online?

Applying for an entitlement application can be a lengthy process with various steps and levels of review involved along the way. The best way to ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible is by submitting a complete application package for City Planning to review. 

Wrapping Up the Visioning Phase/ Envolver la fase de vision

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The difficult task of tracking all newly filed and completed cases is the responsibility of the Records Management Unit, whose dedicated staff works to ensure cases are easily accessible to planners, the public, and the media. 

Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month Highlight: Former City Planner Raul Escobedo

Hired in the 1970s to engage residents through a cultural and ethnic approach, Raul Escobedo was one of Los Angeles City Planning’s first influential Chicano planners. During his time with the Department, Raul successfully encouraged high numbers of Latino residents to participate in the planning process for the first time.