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Green Zones Program – Environmental Justice Screening Method (EJSM)

 

 

 

The Environmental Justice Screening Method (EJSM) was developed for Los Angeles County by staff at USC PERE / Occidental College who are experts in the field of Environmental Justice, who were also instrumental in helping develop CalEnviroScreen (an industry standard Environmental Justice analysis for the State of CA). This […]

Zoning (Unincorporated Areas Only)

This is Zoning for the UNINCORPORATED areas of Los Angeles County.

For more complete information, see Title 22 (Planning and Zoning) of the Los Angeles County Code, or stop by the office of the Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning, Room 1360 Hall of […]

Street Lights

Abstract: Point layer of street lights in Los Angeles County.Purpose: This data is used for maintaining inventory of street lights by Traffic and Lighting, a Division of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works.

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Significant Ridgelines (within CSDs)

This layer delineates ridgelines within selected CSDs whereupon restrictions are established for grading and ridgeline development. For more information on specific CSDs where these ridgelines reside, click here. Last updated 2/4/19 for an annexation to the City of Santa Clarita.

Data can be downloaded here:

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Zoned Districts (ZD)

These districts were established when zoning was created for Los Angeles County many years ago. It was a way to break the county up into distinct areas, smaller units, for easier record keeping and organization. It is still in use to identify and keep track of those ordinances and for running queries […]

Land Use Policy – General Plan 2035

The General Plan 2035 was adopted by the Board of Supervisors on 10/6/15, and went into effect on 11/5/15. This reflects the land use policy as depicted in that plan. This plan rescinds the 1980 General Plan, however, the old GIS layer is available here for download. More information about the General Plan 2035 […]

Subdivision Activity (Unincorporated Areas Only)

Subdivision Activity

The subdivision activity layer represents those areas (within unincorporated areas) with cases that are either pending, approved or recorded (within the past few years) within the Los Angeles County subdivision process.

The latest version of this layer can be accessed here via the ESRI […]

Airport Land Use Commission (ALUC) layers

Airport Land Use Commissions (ALUC) have been established for all counties with public use airports within the state of California. ALUCs are formed with the specific intent of implementing state law (Public Utilities Code) regarding airports and surrounding land use compatibility. With limited exceptions, an Airport Land Use Commission (ALUC) is required by California law […]

Annexation No. 2015-09 to the City of Pomona

Annexation No. 2015-09 to the City of Pomona became effective January 16, 2019. To download the shapefile of this annexation, please click on below. This shapefile download includes territories annexed to City of Pomona.

Annexation No. 2015-09 to City of Pomona

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Rural Outdoor Lighting District (Dark Skies)

This project is an amendment to Title 22 of the County Code, Planning and Zoning, to establish a Rural Outdoor Lighting District for areas of unincorporated Los Angeles County. The proposed Ordinance will establish the District with regulations that will conserve energy and resources and promote dark skies for the enjoyment and […]

Transit Oriented Districts (TOD)

This layer represents the proposed Transit Oriented Districts (TODs) as depicted in Figure 6.5 in the General Plan 2035. These are urban and suburban areas with access to major transit and commercial corridors that have the most potential for infill development, and are well-suited for higher density housing and mixed uses. With the exception […]

Specific Plans (Unincorporated Areas)

For UNINCORPORATED areas of Los Angeles County only. A Specific Plan implements the General Plan/Community Plan and is a more detailed version of the General Plan for a focused area. The Specific Plan articulates planning considerations and imposes regulations or controls. More information can be found about Specific Plans on the Department of Regional Planning’s […]

Dept of Regional Planning – Planning Areas

For planning purposes & reference within the General Plan Update.

Countywide layer which divides the County of Los Angeles into 11 Planning Areas. These area divisions were created for the L.A. County Dept. of Regional Planning by the GIS Section under direction from the General Plan Development Section. Reflects the most recent changes from the […]

Land Use Policy (Comm/Area Plan)

 

Area / Community / Coastal / Neighborhood Plans

FOR UNINCORPORATED AREAS OF L.A. COUNTY ONLY.

This data depicts generalized land use classifications, each of which is intended to describe the dominant use characteristics within the area covered. Updated information regarding public parks, school sites, freeways, rail/transit lines, and other ownership-specific […]

Significant Ecological Areas (SEA) – Existing/Adopted

Significant Ecological Areas (SEA) Significant Ecological Area (SEA) means an area that is determined to possess an example of biotic resources that cumulatively represent biological diversity for the purposes of protecting biotic diversity, as part of the Los Angeles County general plan or the city’s general plan. Additional regulations shall be applied based on

Annexation No. 2018-04 to the City of Santa Clarita

Annexation No. 2018-04 to the City of Santa Clarita (Plum Canyon, Skyline Ranch, and North San Canyon) became effective on November 15 2018. To download the shapefile of this annexation, please click on below. This shapefile download includes territories annexed to City of Santa Clarita .

Annexation No. 2018-04 to the City of Santa […]

Fire Hazard Severity Zones – State Responsibility Area (SRA)

Fire Hazard Severity Zones within SRA (State Responsibility Area) in Los Angeles County. This dataset provides zones in SRA, as adopted by CAL FIRE on November 7, 2007.

PRC 4201-4204 and Govt. Code 51175-89 direct the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CDF) to map areas of significant fire hazards based on […]

Fire Hazard Severity Zones – Local Responsibility Area (LRA)

Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zones within LRA (Local Responsibility Area) in Los Angeles County. These zones were established in 2008.

PRC 4201-4204 and Govt. Code 51175-89 direct the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CDF) to map areas of significant fire hazards based on fuels, terrain, weather, and other relevant factors. These zones, […]

Near Source Zones

This dataset presents areas where an additional factor should be used to reduce risk to property and life in the event of an earthquake. The near-source maps are based on research in which most buildings that collapse or have severe damage after an earthquake are located within five kilometers (three miles) of […]

Community Standards Districts (CSD)

The community standards districts are established as supplemental districts to provide a means of implementing special development standards contained in adopted neighborhood, community, area, specific and local coastal plans within the UNINCORPORATED areas of Los Angeles County, or to provide a means of addressing special problems which are unique to certain geographic […]

Reorganization No. 2016-08 ( Detachment from the City of Monrovia , Annexation to the City of Bradbury)

Reorganization No. 2016-08 to the City of Bradbury became effective January 11, 2018. To download the shapefile of the detachment/annexation boundary, click on the link below. This shapefile download includes territories detached from the City of Monrovia and annexed to the City of Bradbury. Overlapping polygons indicate territories that transferred between cities.

Reorganization No. […]

Tax Rate Area Table (2016) – Auditor Controller

Summary

This dataset contains TRAs for July 1, 2016.

The Tax Rate Area (TRA) contains the taxing authority for each Tax Rate Area as established by the State Board of Equalization, as well as the tax rates for each authority. It is shown on the property tax bill that is mailed to owners […]

Countywide Statistical Areas (formerly called Board Approved Statistical Areas) – Final Draft

Countywide Statistical Area (formerly called Board Approved Statistical Areas) provide a common geographic boundary for reporting departmental statistics for unincorporated areas to the Board of Supervisors. They are not designed to perfectly represent communities, nor jurisdictional boundaries such as the Angeles National Forest. References below might still be for BASA – but they […]

2016 3-foot Digital Surface Model (DSM) – LARIAC 4

***NOTE***The data is held under license from Eagle View Technologies, Inc. (formerly Pictometry International Corp), and cannot be publicly released.

The Digital Surface Model (DSM) was acquired as part of the Los Angeles Regional Imagery Acquisition Consortium in 2016. The DSM contains elevations and includes buildings, vegetation, […]

2016 3-foot Digital Elevation Model (DEM) – LARIAC 4

 

Digital Elevation Model (DEM) acquired as part of the Los Angeles Regional Imagery Acquisition Consortium in 2016. The DEM represents bare earth, whereas a related product (DSM) contains elevations and includes buildings, vegetation, and roads, as well as natural terrain features, whereas .

This dataset replaces the […]

2017 Total Solar Eclipse Map and Shapefiles

Map of the solar eclips

In case you are getting excited about the upcoming Solar Eclipse, NASA has provided a set of shapefiles that will help you determine the exact coverage where you are. Or figure out where to hide :).

There are a couple of different versions – both small and large […]

CalEnviroScreen 3.0

In January 2017, The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), on behalf of the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) released the latest version of CalEnviroScreen. Below is a brief description from their website. On their website you will be able to view the data with interactive maps, read the report in […]

New City of Pomona Reorganization No. 2015-14 (Detachment from Diamond Bar and Annexation to Pomona)

Reorganization No. 2015-14 to the City of Pomona ( Detachment from City of Diamond Bar) became effective April 13, 2017. To download the shapefile of the detachment/annexation boundary, click on the link below. The overlapping polygons indicate territories that transferred between cities.

Reorganization No. 2015-14 to City of Pomona ( Detachment from City of […]

Scenic Highways

Description Adopted and Proposed Scenic Highways from Caltrans (click here for more information) Updated 4/20/17 for a newly adopted scenic highway.

Data can be downloaded here:

Download Shapefile (.zip)

Master Plan of Highways

Adopted Countywide Highway / Freeway Plan […]

Los Angeles County Fire Department Station Boundaries

Fire Station boundaries for the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The department has 174 stations. There are a total of 199 station boundary polygons, as some stations are responsible for multiple non-contiguous areas.

The data herein is for informational purposes, and may not have been prepared for or be suitable for legal, engineering, or surveying […]

Los Angeles County Road Maintenance District Boundary

Abstract: Areas maintained by Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, Road Maintenance Division. Purpose: General mapping and field operations.

Los Angeles County Road Maintenance District Service Areas

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Airport Runways

Airport Runways in the County of Los Angeles digitized from high-resolution aerial photography, and created by the following agencies: LAWA (Los Angeles World Airports), Department of Public Works, City of Long Beach, City of Santa Monica, and City of Burbank.

The runways include all paved and access tarmacs to the flight lines.

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Rural Preservation Areas

Rural Preservation Areas

 

Introduced in the Antelope Valley Area Plan, adopted by the Board of Supervisors on 6/16/15, the Rural Preservation Areas layer identifies several types of rural preserves such as “Rural Town Areas”, “Future Town Areas”, “Open Space”, etc. It lays out the framework of the Land Use Policy […]

Equestrian Districts (EQD)

Equestrian Districts

The equestrian district is established as a supplemental district in order to recognize particular areas where the keeping or maintaining of horses and other large domestic animals for the personal use of members of the family residing on the premises has become or is intended to become an […]

Economic Opportunity Areas

Economic Opportunity Areas (EOA)

Introduced by the Antelope Valley Area Plan that was adopted by the Board of Supervisors on 6/16/15, the Economic Opportunity Area layer identifies areas that have significant opportunities for growth and economic development. For more information about this, please see the Antelope Valley Area Plan, chapter 2 […]

Countywide Building Outlines – 2014 Update – Public Domain Release

November 1, 2016 – this data is now public

The Countywide building outline dataset contains building outlines (over 3,000,000) for all buildings in Los Angeles County, including building height, building area, and the parcel number (also known as building footprints). This data was captured from stereo imagery as part of the LARIAC2 Project (2008 acquisition) […]

Department of Parks and Recreation Countywide Parks and Open Space

Our department maintains countywide park and open space data. It contains park and open space data for the entire County of Los Angeles. Much of this data was a result of our Park Needs Assessment, but there have been refinements since this projects completion. This layer is the most complete and comprehensive park and open […]

Santa Monica Mountains Local Coastal Plan – GIS layers

These are the main layers that were used in the mapping and analysis for the Santa Monica Mountains Local Coastal Plan, which was adopted by the Board of Supervisors on August 26, 2014, and certified by the California Coastal Commission on October 10, 2014. Below are some links to important documents and web mapping applications, […]

California Street Name Lookup

Download: streetz.zip

Brief How-To: california_street_name_lookup

Misspelled street names are a major cause of geocoding errors. This simple tool provides a current list of street names from all over California that you can look up by street name, ZIP Code, or postal city. This download includes a SQLite database (streets.db) and a […]

Water Purveyor Service Areas

Abstract:

This layer is a representation of the Water Purveyor Service Areas within Los Angeles County.

Purpose: General mapping, long term water supply planning, and to aid in emergency management during drought.

Download Data (last update 2016)

A list of Water Companies is attached in this Excel File: Water […]

Park Needs Assessment

In March 2015, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion to initiate the Countywide Comprehensive Parks and Recreation Needs Assessment. This represents an unprecedented effort to document existing parks and recreation facilities in cities and unincorporated communities in Los Angeles County, and to use these data to determine the scope, scale, and […]

Trail-Related Facilities

This shapefile contains trail-related facilities, including equestrian centers, equestrian parks, rest areas, trailheads and staging areas. Some facilities are maintained by other agencies, but are shown here to demonstrate continuity throughout the county’s trail systems. Data was collected from July 2012 to January 2016.

Download the data here.

NAIP Imagery – Early Access available

Current Imagery

The National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP) is releasing the 2016 imagery via ESRI REST services through an early access program.

USDA offers a great service until such time the tiffs are ready and distributed and made available for download, and new permanent services built. So far, Riverside, San Diego […]

Los Angeles County Fire Department Map Index Grid

This map page grid was designed and implemented by the Los Angeles County Fire Department, Special Services Bureau, Information Management Division, and Geographic Information Systems Section. Wholly based on the United States National Grid (USNG), it aims to be the Los Angeles County regional grid because of its ease of use and extensive coverage.

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Los Angeles County Fire Department Battalion Boundaries

Fire Battalion boundaries for the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Currently there are 22 Battalions in the Department.

The data herein is for informational purposes, and may not have been prepared for or be suitable for legal, engineering, or surveying intents. The Los Angeles County Fire Department reserves the right to change, restrict or discontinue […]

Los Angeles County Fire Department Division Boundaries

Fire Division boundaries for the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Currently, there are 9 Divisions in the Department.

The data herein is for informational purposes, and may not have been prepared for or be suitable for legal, engineering, or surveying intents. The Los Angeles County Fire Department reserves the right to change, restrict or discontinue […]

Los Angeles County Fire Department Region Boundaries

Fire Region boundaries for the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Currently, there are 3 Regions in the Department.

The data herein is for informational purposes, and may not have been prepared for or be suitable for legal, engineering, or surveying intents. The Los Angeles County Fire Department reserves the right to change, restrict or discontinue […]

General Plan Buildout

This layer is a combination of the Buildout for the General Plan 2035 and the Antelope Valley Area Plan, that was generated for the EIRs for both plans. The Board of Supervisors adopted both the Antelope Valley Area Plan and General Plan 2035 on 6/16/15 and 10/6/15, respectively. The Antelope Valley Area Plan contained the […]

USGS Quad Map Grids

Pasadena Quad

These datasets contain the geographic extent of USGS 1:24,000 topographic maps (7.5- by 7.5-minute quadrangles).

Data Downloads

LA County: This dataset is optimized for LA County – some quad sheets are actually extended beyond the cord grid system to cover small areas of coastline.

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