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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Top 10 Moments

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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!

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