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Planning and Zoning

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To comply with L.A. County Health Orders, Planning Division Staff is working remotely. Staff is available Monday through Friday, 7:30am-12:00pm, to assist with online services and for general Planning questions. Please contact us by phone at (310)-802-5520, or by email, at Voicemails and emails will be returned within one business day.

City Hall Hours are Mondays through Thursdays 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM and Fridays 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Before you plan a trip to City Hall, check out our Permitting Center Schedule to know when staff and services are available.

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The Planning Division is responsible for reviewing project proposals for compliance with the General Plan, Zoning Ordinance, and Local Coastal Program. Current planning projects range from residential remodels to new commercial developments. Staff serves the Planning Commission by providing reports and detailed analysis for projects subject to discretionary review. Long range community planning projects are also provided by the Planning staff in the form of comprehensive studies, regional planning, municipal code and General Plan amendments.

The following pages provide useful Planning Division information: