Community Plans

April 2, 2014

City of Los Angeles' Initiative to Streamline Its Development Process Becomes Clearer

Kevin Keller, Director of Planning and Housing Policy under Mayor Eric Garcetti, provides insight into the city's development services reform in light of a recent report by Matrix Consulting.

August 23, 2017

Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson on Housing and Transit Planning in South LA

Los Angeles City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson discusses how the new South LA community plans guide the opportunity for equitable transit-oriented development and his vision for increasing access to city services and jobs.

July 31, 2017

The 'Art of the Possible': Santa Monica's New Downtown Community Plan

Santa Monica Mayor Ted Winterer and Mayor pro Tem Gleam Davis explain how the new Downtown Community Plan balances new growth, housing affordability, and the feel of the small city.

July 29, 2017

'DTLA 2040' to Recode & Guide Growth for LA City's Urban Core

LA Planning Director Vince Bertoni and Central City Association Director Jessica Lall explain how the new DTLA2040 plan represents the forward-thinking and innovative approach the Planning Department is bringing to community plans citywide.

May 11, 2017

Santa Monica Downtown Community Plan: An Exercise in Balancing Priorities

Santa Monica's Rick Cole and David Martin discuss the new draft of the Downtown Community Plan.

June 30, 2014

Sam Hall Kaplan Opines on LA Public Dissatisfaction with Community Planning

Sam Hall Kaplan questions the future of planning in Los Angeles in the context of the Hollywood Community Plan.

January 31, 2012

Reinventing Los Angeles: Seizing the Transit Opportunity

What role does local government play in a city’s reinvention? And how does a local government envision its public initiatives contributing to a positive urban environment? Ken Bernstein, Principal City Planner for the Los Angeles Department of City Planning, overseeing the Policy Planning and Historic Resources Division, tells us where Los Angeles has recently been devoting energy.

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