Current and Historic Preservation Planning

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The Current and Historic Preservation Planning Division prepares and administers the City's General Plan, all zoning and subdivision ordinances, and reviews and makes recommendations on land use development applications in order to guide the future growth and development of the City as determined by the City Council. The Division also provides public information regarding planning issues; manages inter-jurisdictional review; promotes historic preservation; and performs environmental review pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act. The Division also staffs the Planning Commission and Historic Preservation Commission.  Jennifer Alkire is the Current and Historic Preservation Planning Manager.

PLEASE NOTE: The Planning Counter is open from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday (please arrive no later than 5:00 p.m.) and is open on Friday's from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (please arrive no later than 4:00 p.m.)

There are many questions that can be handled over the phone.
Please call the Planning Help Desk: (323) 848-6475.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Click below for brief answers to frequently asked questions. If you have further questions, please contact the Current and Historic Preservation (CHPP) Division at (323) 848-6475.