From April 9th through May 2nd, the Department of City Planning is presenting their popular Planning 101 workshop series. These free classes are open to any Angeleno interested in land use, and provide an overview of the basic elements of planning, land use, and zoning in Los Angeles. Learn valuable tips, such as when the key points for public participation and feedback on proposed projects occur.

Translation and other accommodations are gladly provided. To make arrangements, please contact or phone (213) 978-1551 72 hours before the event.

Please RSVP by filling out this form, if you plan to attend: If you’d like printable flyers for this workshop series to share with your board members and stakeholders, click to download printable flyers in English or Spanish.

The workshops schedule is as follows:

Monday, April 9
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
West LA Region
IMAN Cultural Center
3376 Motor Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034

Thursday, April 12
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr.’s District Office
1819 S. Western Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90006
**Enter from Manhattan Place**

Monday, April 16
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Granada Hills Charter High School
10535 Zelzah Ave.
Granada Hills, CA 91344

Wednesday, April 25
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
City Hall East
Room #351 (Controller’s Conference Room)
200 N. Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
**Free parking for the 4/25 workshop at City Hall East is available by reservation only. To reserve your spot, please email a request to by Monday, April 23rd at 5 PM**. In your email, state that you are attending Planning 101 Wed 4/25, and include your full name + the make, model, year, color, and plate # of the car you’ll be driving. 

Thursday, April 26
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Eagle Rock City Hall
2035 Colorado Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90041

Monday, April 30
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
North Hollywood Recreation Center
11430 Chandler Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91601

Wednesday, May 2
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Kaiser Permanente Conference Center
25965 Normandie Ave
Harbor City, CA 90710


If you have questions about what these workshops cover, contact the Department of City Planning Neighborhood Liaison, or at
213.978.1321  We look forward to seeing you!