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: rayna.plummer@lacity.org, (213) 978-1203.

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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!

DRB Training

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

DSC Metro Tour

On Wednesday, May 14, the Metro Development Services Center (DSC) opened its doors to Council District Planning Directors and Deputies.

Fig Plaza Building

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.