Planning 101

Welcome to Planning 101. There are many different parts to the planning process, and these lessons can help explain how it all comes together. Browse through some of the lessons below.




The Planning Puzzle: This lesson provides an introduction into what planning is.





Planning in Los Angeles County: This lesson provides an overview of planning in the region, as well as the differences between cities and unincorporated communities.





Planning for a Diverse Los Angeles County: This lesson provides an inside look into how our Department plans with diversity in mind.

*Available in multiple languages!




Planning with History in Mind: This lesson provides some insight as to why a community’s history is important in the planning process. It also shows some resources that are helpful in learning more about the history of East San Gabriel Valley




Additional Resources:

Urban Planning 101

American Planning Association