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.


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.

Top 10 Moments

Drumroll please…

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.

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.