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 Rayna Plummer: yeghig.keshishian@lacity.org, (213) 978-1203.

Follow City Planning on social media @Planning4LA.


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.

Historic Los Angeles

Looking for something fun and not-so-frightening to do this Halloween? The City of Los Angeles is a great place to explore!

2018 congress of neighborhoods

Connecting to our communities is what planning is all about. Whether it is updating a Community Plan or speaking at a neighborhood event, we speak to Angelenos about issues that affect their everyday lives.

women equality

Imagine walking into your office on a Monday. You look to your left, you look to your right, and all of your colleagues are men. 

No, this isn’t an episode of The Twilight Zone; however, for many women working in the field of urban and regional planning, this is an everyday reality.

Welcome to YouVille

Let’s build a city! And we’re not talking about the SimCity game here, people!