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LA County Planning is the planning department for all areas outside a city in Los Angeles County. 

We help write long-range plans, review development projects, and respond to zoning complaints.

Read our 2023 Strategic Plan for Equity and learn more about our commitment to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion in our land use planning activities throughout the nearly 125 unincorporated communities of Los Angeles County and in our internal operations.

 

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Organizational chart for LA County Planning. Shows names, title, and images of department management leaders and the sections that they manage.

GENERAL INQUIRIES

info@planning.lacounty.gov 
213-974-6411

EXECUTIVE OFFICE

Amy J. Bodek, AICP – Director 
Dennis Slavin – Chief Deputy Director
executive@planning.lacounty.gov
213-974-6401

ADVANCE PLANNING

Connie Chung, AICP – Deputy Director
Ed Rojas, AICP – Assistant Deputy Director
ap@planning.lacounty.gov
213-974-6457

East San Gabriel Valley Area Plan / West San Gabriel Valley Area Plan

commplan@planning.lacounty.gov
213-974-6425

Mi Kim - Section Head
mkim@planning.lacounty.gov

Antelope Valley Community Standards Districts / Chapman Woods Community Standards District

csnorth@planning.lacounty.gov
213-974-6476

Mark Herwick, AICP - Section Head
mherwick@planning.lacounty.gov

Sustainability Climate Action Plan / Significant Ecological Areas Program / Wildfire Planning

eps@planning.lacounty.gov
213-974-6461

Thuy Hua, AICP - Section Head
thua@planning.lacounty.gov

General Plan / Metro Area Plan

gptoc@planning.lacounty.gov
213-974-6316

Pat Hachiya, AICP - Section Head
phachiya@planning.lacounty.gov

Housing Element Zoning Consistency / Housing Ordinances

housing@planning.lacounty.gov
213-974-6417

Tina Fung - Section Head
tfung@planning.lacounty.gov

Multifamily Residential Parking Ordinance / Title 22 Tune Up / Disaster Recovery Ordinance / Historic Preservation

ordinance@planning.lacounty.gov
213-974-6432

Bruce Durbin - Section Head
bdurbin@planning.lacounty.gov

CURRENT PLANNING

David J. DeGrazia – Deputy Director
Mitch Glaser, AICP – Assistant Deputy Director
Susan Tae, AICP – Assistant Deputy Director
cp@planning.lacounty.gov
213-893-7026

Commission Secretary

Elida Luna
commission@planning.lacounty.gov
213-974-6409

Counseling / Ministerial Permits / Discretionary Permits

Calabasas Field Office

info@planning.lacounty.gov
213-974-6411

Rob Glaser - Section Head
rglaser@planning.lacounty.gov

Counseling / Ministerial Permits / Discretionary Permits

San Gabriel Valley Field Office

info@planning.lacounty.gov
213-974-6411

Michele Bush - Section Head
mbush@planning.lacounty.gov

Counseling / Ministerial Permits / Discretionary Permits

East Los Angeles Field Office, Southwest Field Office

info@planning.lacounty.gov
213-974-6411

Carmen Sainz - Section Head
csainz@planning.lacounty.gov

Counseling / Ministerial Permits / Discretionary Permits

Santa Clarita Valley Field Office,  Antelope Valley Field Office

info@planning.lacounty.gov
213-974-6411

Sam Dea - Section Head
sdea@planning.lacounty.gov

Counseling / Ministerial Permits / Discretionary Permits

La Puente Field Office

info@planning.lacounty.gov
213-974-6411

Maria Masis, AICP - Section Head
mmasis@planning.lacounty.gov

Counseling / Subdivisions / Certificates of Compliance / Lot Line Adjustments

subdivisions@planning.lacounty.gov
213-974-6433

Josh Huntington, AICP - Section Head
jhuntington@planning.lacounty.gov

County Projects

info@planning.lacounty.gov
213-974-6411

Kevin Finkel, AICP - Section Head
kfinkel@planning.lacounty.gov

INFORMATION AND FISCAL SERVICES

Joseph Horvath – Administrative Deputy
ifs@planning.lacounty.gov
213-974-6533

LAND USE REGULATION

VACANT – Deputy Director
Alex Garcia – Assistant Deputy Director
lur@planning.lacounty.gov
213-893-7054

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