Background on the Boyle Heights Community Plan

The Boyle Heights Community Plan is one of 35 Community Plans that make up the Land Use Element of the City's General Plan. It serves as the blueprint for growth and development in the area. The Plan includes goals and policies for the various types of uses of land, including residential, commercial and industrial as well as specific development standards for the Community Plan Area.

The importance of the Community Plan lies in its ability to shape positive community change by harmonizing the Plan Area’s unique character through encouraging sustainable land use patterns as introduced through citywide policies and regional initiatives.