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City Planning has developed a variety of information-sharing tools to keep Angelenos informed about the type of development projects being proposed and approved in their neighborhoods, especially discretionary projects that require some level of review or sign-off from our Department.
Increasing rents, combined with the economic hit resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, have left more than 40,000 residents across Los Angeles homeless. On any given night there are men, women, and children who must resort to living on our streets, without access to shelter and basic medical attention.
What Are the Major Types of Planning Review?
Los Angeles City Planning receives thousands of project applications every year, varying in scale and complexity from something as large as a multi-block development to something as small as a retaining wall at a private residence.
City Planners approach their work through the lens of equity, inclusivity, and sustainability.
How Do Cities Meet Their Housing Needs?
Across the United States, cities are striving to be desirable places to live. From incentivizing the production of new affordable units to increasing the number of available housing options, cities like Los Angeles are doing their part to support the economic well-being of their neighborhoods.
New Housing Poll Reveals that Angelenos Support More Housing Citywide & Support Tenant Protections
Angelenos want a variety of affordable housing options in every part of the City. That is one of the top findings from City Planning’s housing poll. Responders also expressed the desire to expand tenant protections along with more, deeply affordable housing across the City.
What is Transit Neighborhood Planning?
Focusing future development projects near public transportation hubs in large cities like Los