Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning

Florence – Firestone Community Plan

Florence – Firestone Community Meeting – June 17th, 2017
Community Plan Documents:
- Event Flyer: English and Spanish
- Community Meeting Presentation
- Community Meeting Slideshow
- Community Meeting Plan Poster
- Community Plan Summary Sheet – English and Spanish
For more information about the Community Standards District Update, please review the section below, Draft Florence-Firestone Community Standards District (CSD) Update.

Draft Community Plan

Building on the community’s vision of the future, the Department of Regional Planning is completing the Draft Florence-Firestone Community Plan (Draft Plan) for review and comment. Part of the Los Angeles County General Plan, the Draft Plan addresses: Land Use; Community Design and Maintenance; Community Services and Facilities; Economic Development; Health and Safety; Housing; Mobility; and, Open Space and Recreation. The Draft Plan also includes a Land Use Policy Map, which assigns a land use designation to each and every parcel within the community. Finally, an Implementation section is included to help move the Draft Plan from policies to action.

For previous drafts, please see Documents below. You may also view a large format version of the approved General Plan Land Use Map for Florence-Firestone.

Draft Florence-Firestone Community Standards District (CSD) Update

Florence-Firestone-specific regulations are being revised

Part of the Los Angeles County Zoning Ordinance, also known as Title 22, the Florence-Firestone CSD is a set of supplemental zoning regulations developed especially for, and applicable only within, the unincorporated area of Florence-Firestone. The CSD was established in 2004 to help enhance the appearance of the community, promote property maintenance, and improve compatibility between land uses. The purpose of the revision is to provide enhanced clarity with regard to key implementation and enforcement issue areas.

More detailed information about updates to the standards can be found in the handouts below:

A revised Draft Florence-Firestone CSD Update is coming soon. For previous drafts, please see Documents below.

Draft Zone Change Ordinance

Is your parcel affected by a zone change?

With the adoption of the General Plan by the Board of Supervisors on October 6, 2015, zone changes were made to implement the land use policy map and resolve existing or newly created inconsistencies between land use and zoning. The General Plan-related zone changes were adopted in October 2015 and became effective in November 2015.

The Florence-Firestone Community Plan Program includes certain zone changes. The draft zone change map is coming soon! An interactive mapping tool is now available to find web-based land use information in Florence-Firestone.


Phases Target Date
Revised Program Drafts Now Available
Community Meeting and Outreach June 17, 2017
Regional Planning Commission Hearing Summer 2017
Board of Supervisors Hearing TBD

Project History

The Florence-Firestone Community Plan is a participatory planning initiative that seeks to develop a long-range, comprehensive plan for the community of Florence-Firestone. Development of the Plan is a highly collaborative and iterative process. Community members and County agency staff work together to identify the issues and craft long-term goals and policies to help realize the common vision. The Plan is an outgrowth of a visioning process conducted in 2009, which yielded a Vision Plan and Vision Poster. In 2011, through a collaborative public participation process, that vision evolved into a Community Plan Poster and Preliminary Draft Community Plan.

Public Outreach, Workshops and Hearings

Community participation is at the heart of the planning process. Residents, business owners and other stakeholders were invited to share their ideas regarding the future of Florence-Firestone at a series of community workshops in 2009. The result of these workshops was the Florence-Firestone Vision Plan. A second series of workshops was held in 2011 to refine the broad direction provided in the Vision Plan and to develop components of the Community Plan. Throughout the planning process, DRP staff reports to, and receives direction from, the Regional Planning Commission. Below please find summaries and materials from each event, workshop or hearing held to date.

Previous Documents

Contact Information

For more information regarding the Florence-Firestone Community Plan please contact the Community Studies East Section at (213) 974-6425 or by e-mail at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Si necesita más información o si tiene algún comentario acerca del proyecto, por favor comuníquece al (213) 974-6425 o por correo electrónico a .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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