Current and Advance Planning
The Planning Division’s responsibilities include customer service related to physical development; Planning Commission work program implementation; Zoning Code development and administration; General Plan formulation and implementation; implementation of California Environmental Quality Act mandates; compliance monitoring for regional, state, and federal laws; and, development review.

Each of the following resources help to guide the City’s Planning Division towards creating a better Los Alamitos. Please feel free to explore each document and don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions.

The City of Los Alamitos is currently in the process of creating an Active Transportation Plan for the City.  Please  click the  image below to find out  more and to participate in this important project:

Zoning Map

2035 General Plan

Final Housing Element

Development Standards –  Los Alamitos Municipal Code (LAMC),  Title 17 “Zoning”

Los Alamitos Medical Center Development Standards

SCAG Compass Blueprint Project – Los Alamitos +Katella Commercial Corridors Plan



3342 Cerritos Avenue

Proposed 107 Residential Apartment Project Documents


3311 Sausalito Street

Proposed Fifty Residential Condominium Project Documents

Each of the below links provide useful information.

City of Los Alamitos Storm Water ProgramLos Alamitos Street Names The Ocean Begins at Your Front Door

Housing Assistance Links

Preparation for Rain