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.  The Current and Historic Preservation Planning Manager is David DeGrazia.

PLEASE NOTE: The Planning Counter is open from 8:00 a.m. to 12 Noon (please arrive no later than 11:30 a.m.) Monday - Friday for routine planning/zoning questions and zone clearance submittals. All other application submittals and in-depth review of new development projects or property/zoning research is available Monday through Thursday by appointment only from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Please call the Planning helpdesk to make an appointment: (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.


The CHPP Division is located at City Hall, 8300 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069. We are located on the second floor of City Hall.