Los Angeles County Westside Area Plan

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning
Document Title
Los Angeles County Westside Area Plan
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Document Description
The Project will establish the Westside Area Plan as part of the County General Plan. The WSAP is a community-based plan that will guide regional growth through horizon year 2045 within the Westside Planning Area. The primary Project components include the following: General Plan Amendment No. RPPL2023002433. The General Plan Amendment would incorporate the WSAP as part of the County General Plan. It defines goals and policies for the unincorporated Planning Area communities of Ladera Heights, View Park, and Windsor Hills, and West Fox Hills. Zone Change No. RPPL2023002450. The zone change would update the zoning map for the Planning Area to maintain consistency with the Land Use Policy Map and incorporate proposed rezoning identified in the Housing Element to meet the RHNA goals for the County. Advanced Planning Case No. RPPL2023002448. Title 22 (Planning and Zoning) of the County code would establish a Planning Area Standards District specifying development standards applicable to all unincorporated communities in the Planning Area and would include community-specific standards.

Contact Information

Julie Yom, AICP
Agency Name
County of Los Angeles Department of Regional Planning
Job Title
Principal Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Citywide, Countywide
State Highways
Other Location Info
The Westside Planning Area (Planning Area), located in the southwest part of Los Angeles County, is one of 11 planning areas identified in the General Plan. The Planning Area includes the following unincorporated communities of the Los Angeles County: Ladera Heights, View Park and Windsor Hills; Marina del Rey; Ballona Wetlands; and Westside Islands, which includes West Los Angeles (Sawtelle Veterans Affairs [VA]), West Fox Hills, Franklin Canyon, and Gilmore Island. Collectively, these communities are referred to as the Westside Planning Area.

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Baldwin Hills Conservancy (BHC), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Fish and Game Commission (CDFGC), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), California Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy (SMMC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Office of Historic Preservation, Santa Monica Bay Restoration, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Department of Conservation (DOC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Department of Conservation (DOC)
Development Types
Other (Area Plan)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Rezone, Area Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from State Reviewing Agency(ies)]

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