Blog

The City Planning Department engages with community members on a variety of land use issues. In addition to hosting events and speaking at neighborhood council meetings, Department staff maintain a blog to share updates and insights on planning matters.

For additional information, contact Rayna Plummer: rayna.plummer@lacity.org, (213) 978-1234.

Follow the Department on social media @Planning4LA.


Alphabet Soup
Alphabet Soup
2019-07-24

CPC, GPA, CPIO, HPOZ . . .  what two things do these acronyms have in common? If you are a planning nerd like we are, they could randomly appear in a bowl of alphabet soup. Okay, so maybe that was a stretch.

FrameWORK: Land Use
FrameWORK: Land Use
2019-07-24

We recently unveiled FrameWORK, our new series on the 

re:code LA as Explained by Popular Culture
Keep using the 1946 Zoning Code!? Ain't nobody got time for that!

 

FrameWORK: Realigning the Zoning Code with Our Vision

Our new series "FrameWORK" will be exploring links between the City’s aspirations in the General Plan Framework and the comprehensive Zoning Code revision that re:code LA is undertaking. This series is going to suggest new ideas f

Where We've Been, Where We're Going

The re:code LA team has been hard at work getting a preliminary draft of a new Zoning Code ready for public feedback.

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.