Project Updates

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Today, the re:code LA team of City Planning unveiled a proposal that will cut the number of project review processes in half. This new set of processes & procedures will maintain long-standing opportunities for public participation, and make it easier for both applicants and the public to clearly understand how the Department considers use and development proposals and how to navigate the...
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The re:code LA team has been fairly quiet on our website and social media the last few months, but we can assure you that we’ve been hard at work. First, you may have noticed a "refresh" of our website. We have been drafting and refining what ultimately became known as the "R1 Variation Zones". We've also been simplifying and improving upon our existing workflows into a new “administration”...
EIR Scoping Meeting Flyer
WHEN: Thursday, February 16th, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM WHERE: Caltrans District 7 Building 100 S. Main Street Conference Room #01.037 Los Angeles, CA 90012 The City is hosting an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) Scoping Meeting for the purpose of collecting comment from responsible agencies and stakeholders regarding the environmental topics that should be analyzed in the EIR for the Proposed...
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In a first for the City of Los Angeles, the City Council earlier this month officially approved the Department of City Planning’s proposed open source release of portions of the Web-based Zoning Code System. The releases, known as the WebCode Toolkit, are anticipated to be available in the summer of 2016 through the online software repository GitHub. The WebCode Toolkit will mark the City of Los...
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We are in the process of unveiling the first components of our new Zoning Code! If you have been to any of our 7 public forums, you may be wondering how you can obtain the materials being presented at these events. Or maybe you haven't been to one yet, but are curious as to what you might expect to see. We have posted all of these materials in our Project Files page, to give you a closer look or...
Help Shape the Future of Your Los Angeles   We are ready to unveil the first components of our new Zoning Code! Come to any one of our 7 open house public forums for an up-close look. To help you get acquainted, an overview presentation will be given near the beginning and a repeat around the midpoint. There will be information stations where you can get the details, ask questions, and tell us...
Ayudenos a formar el futuro de nuestra ciudad Los Angeles Participe y conozca nuestros esfuerzos para el nuevo código de zonificación y también aprenda como vamos progresando en nuestro programa. Por favor, participe en cualquiera de nuestros Foros Públicos con sesiones abiertas y presentatciones. Para ayudar a familiarizarse , una presentación general se dará cerca del comienzo y una repetición...
A photo of Mayor Villaraigosa, project team, and stakeholders at the re:code LA launch event.
Two years ago today we launched re:code LA, Los Angeles’s first comprehensive revision of the City’s Zoning Code since it was first adopted in 1946. We started with a simple mission statement: A New Zoning Code for a 21st Century Los AngelesTo create livable communities, encourage sustainable development and foster economic vitality, we need a modern and user-friendly zoning code – we need to re:...
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Since the City Council weighed in on the Zoning Code Evaluation Report in September, you may (or may not) have noticed that we have been a little quiet. Well, a lot of exciting things have been happening behind the scenes for re:code LA. We wanted to put together a quick peek as to what we’ve been working on.   Modeling Downtown Torti Gallas and Partners, part of our consultant team, has been...