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

 

As you may or may not know, the City of Los Angeles has started a 5-year project to modernize its Zoning Code. We know this news probably has most of you feeling like...

FrameWORK: Realigning the Zoning Code with Our Vision

Our new series "FrameWORK" will be exploring links between the City’s aspirations in the General Plan Framework and the comprehensive Zoning Code revision that re:code LA is undertaking. This series is going to suggest new ideas for directing land use in the City today, and we think these ideas could work better than the current

Where We've Been, Where We're Going

The re:code LA team has been hard at work getting a preliminary draft of a new Zoning Code ready for public feedback.

What Are 'Processes and Procedures', and Why Are They Important?

The re:code LA team recently announced a public hearing on the "Processes and Procedures" Ordinance—an important example of how re:code LA is simplifying the Zoning Code for the City of Los Angeles. The public hearing will be held on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 (see below for details).

Top 10 Moments

Drumroll please…

It’s been a wonderful year #Planning4LA! Here are some of the top moments from the year. Which moment was your favorite? Comment below and let us know!

Wildfire Blog

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.