Los Angeles Planning Department

July 22, 2014

Bernstein on Community Planning Slow-Down and TOD Progress

Ken Bernstein updates readers on the city’s community planning process, TOD efforts, Mobility Plan 2035, and Plan for a Healthy Los Angeles—part two of two.

December 4, 2012

LA Council President Asks AIA-LA Members if Merging Planning with Building & Safety Is a Good Idea

In the following partial transcript from a November 15 breakfast forum held by the American Institute of Architects, LA City Council President Herb Wesson leads an assessment of the pros/cons of merging the Department of Planning with Building and Safety in response to budgetary constraints.

October 23, 2018

LA Planning Director Bertoni on Incentivizing Transit-Oriented Communities

Los Angeles Planning Director Vince Bertoni reflects on the TOC program's early success and the future of urban design, mobility, and affordable housing in LA.

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.

August 18, 2016

Yes, City Planning Matters: East LA Community Groups Provide Examples For How To Engage Community In Planning Process

East LA Community Corporation President Isela Gracian and Leadership for Urban Renewal Executive Director Rudy Espinoza join TPR to discuss their work on creating a forward-looking community plan for Boyle Heights that protects residents and reflects local needs.

May 19, 2016

Excerpts from Ziman Center Forum on Los Angeles Planning Ballot Initiatives: Never Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste

Excerpts from the April 27th event hosted by the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate, Urban Land Institute-LA, and The Planning Report.

May 19, 2016

Yuval Bar-Zemer: Reimagining LA’s Arts District & The Proper Role of Community Plans

Yuval Bar-Zemer, partner of Linear City, shares his first-hand experience in creating LA's Arts District and embedding family values into a community.

February 27, 2009

L.A.'s Newest City Planning Commissioner Sean Burton: Progressive But Pragmatic Priorities

Having just been replaced the seat vacated by Jane Usher, Sean Burton brings experience from the West Los Angeles Area Planning Commission and his role as President at CityView.

January 18, 2006

New Planning Commission Brings Energy, Vision, & Understanding of Smart Growth to L.A. Planning

Jane Usher and Robin Hughes look forward to helping Mayor Villaraigosa and the Planning Department realize the vision of smart growth.

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