Draft Program EIR now available for review

The County invites interested parties to provide written comments on the Draft Program Environmental Impact Report. A 45-day review period starts on May 25, 2022, and ends on July 8, 2022 5:00 PM. Please remember to submit separate comment letters for the Draft Program EIR and Draft 2045 CAP reviews. Please submit your written comments by email to: climate@planning.lacounty.gov Or … Read More

Los Angeles County Kicks Off Draft 2045 Climate Action Plan

The Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning is continuing to work on updating the Climate Action Plan (CAP) for the unincorporated areas of the County. Initial feedback was collected in 2020 and has been incorporated into the latest draft version of the CAP update, known as the Draft 2045 CAP. The Draft 2045 CAP achieves substantial GHG emission reductions … Read More

2045 CAP Community Survey

We are continuing to work on Los Angeles County 2045 Climate Action Plan (2045 CAP). The 2045 CAP will build upon the County’s overarching sustainability goal by including specific strategies, measures, and actions to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. We are launching the 2045 CAP Community Survey to gather your feedback on which future climate actions you think need to … Read More

Board of Supervisors Public Hearing – April 5

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will be holding a public hearing on April 5, 2022, to consider the Safety Element Update. The public hearing notice and hearing documents can be viewed at https://planning.lacounty.gov/site/climate/meetings-hearings/. Please visit http://bos.lacounty.gov/Board-Meeting/Board-Agendas for details on how to listen to the virtual meeting and/or address the Board. Written comments may be submitted to 500 West … Read More

CAP Notice of Preparation of an EIR and Scoping Meeting

The Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning is continuing to move forward with an update to the Los Angeles County Climate Action Plan (CAP). A Notice of Preparation and Initial Study have been released to gather feedback on the scope of the associated Environmental Impact Report (EIR). You are invited to submit written comments with specific concerns about the … Read More

Safety Element Update Public Review Period Starts 10/5

The Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning is currently updating its General Plan Safety Element. The draft Safety Element Goals and Policies, Appendix H, and Policy Maps are now available for public review. The 30-day review period will run from October 5 to November 4, 2021. Comments can be emailed to climate@planning.lacounty.gov. Click on the link below to view the draft … Read More

Participate in Los Angeles County’s climate adaptation workshops – Multiple July dates available!

The Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning (Department) will be hosting multiple online workshops in July to find out how your community can adapt to climate change hazards. Climate change may require us to adjust to new conditions like extreme heat days, wildfires, or increasing chances of flooding. Your input will help the Department develop climate adaptation and resilience strategies for the General … Read More

EARTH DAY – The Regenerative Powers of Plants

Devastating disasters like wildfires not only affect the community of people who live there but also the fauna and flora that makes the area so unique. The regenerative powers of plants are seen after a wildfire in forms of blooming wildflowers and sprouting green shoots from the base of burnt trees. The different ways plants can regenerate and recover ensures … Read More

Join us for the Safety Element Update Webinar – 3/24

Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning is kicking off the update to the Safety Element by hosting an introductory webinar on March 24th from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Pre-register today to attend this Zoom webinar! The webinar will provide a background on the Safety Element and requirements from the State. Attendees can learn more about the project and provide … Read More

Climate Action Plan Update

Thank you for your involvement and comments on the Los Angeles County Climate Action Plan (CAP) – Public Draft released in March 2020.  Alas it has been almost a year since our last meeting and we have been rather quiet on the project, but rest assured that the project remains active.  During this time, we reviewed the thoughtful feedback submitted, … Read More