For your convenience documents have been categorized into five
(5) Case Flow Processes used by the Department of City Planning.
The number displayed in the parentheses on each button indicates the number of
available documents for that Case Flow Process. A zero (0) indicates no
documents available. Definitions for each Case Flow Process can be viewed by
placing your cursor over the desired button below or by clicking on the
Glossary link to your left.
Council / Other Actions
Plan Approval / Modifications
First Decision regarding a request for land use changes. The
Action includes a Decision Document (including findings),Recommendations,
Corrections, Letters, etc. The first action may be by the Director of Planning,
Zoning Administrators, Area Planning Commissions, or the City Planning
Actions Taken by the entity responsible for handling first or
second level appeals. Depending on the case type, the appeal action can be made
by the City Council, City Planning Commission, or one of the seven Area
Some cases require action or special review by Planning,other
City departments or outside legislative stakeholders. Examples are Mayor,City
Council review, or Coastal Commissions.
Plan Approval Process:
Approval of Plans resulting from previous actions or plans
required by the Los Angeles Municipal Code.
All signed and/or approved plans and exhibits (including
revisions) related to a case.
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