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. The comment period has been extended to July 18, 2022 12:00 PM. Please remember to submit separate comment letters for the Draft Program EIR and Draft 2045 … Read More

Register for CCWPP workshops

Virtual workshops are scheduled throughout summer of 2022 to hold region-based discussion on fire protection and response strategies. To find out which workshop you should attend, refer to the map and/or table below. Community workshops will be conducted by forecast zone to foster region-appropriate discussions. Santa Monica Mountains Forecast Zone July 27 5:30 – 6:30 pm Antelope Valley Forecast Zone … Read More

Safety Element Update adopted on 7/12/22

The Board of Supervisors adopted the Safety Element Update on July 12, 2022; it also became effective on the same day. The comprehensive update includes new goals, policies, and implementation programs that account for climate change impacts to reduce the potential risk of death, injuries, property damage economic loss, and social dislocation resulting from natural and human-made hazards. The document … 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