What is the Census?
The Census is our nationwide headcou
A Specific Plan is a planning document that implements the goals and policies of the General
Meet Your Community Liaisons
In the State of California, cities are charged with developing a General Plan to inform their decisions—everything from their housing policies to their zoning regulations.
The City of Los Angeles is embarking on the 2021-2029 update to the Housing Element of the General Plan. The Housing Element identifies Los Angeles’s housing needs and establishes clear goals and objectives.
Zoning determines the size, shape, style, and location of buildings in a given area. If cities were living organisms, zoning would be their genetic code. As genes determine people’s height and eye color, zoning dictates the land use rules at the local level.