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Public Policy

How a Bill Becomes a Law, City Style

These two guides describe the legislative process for Los Angeles City.

Municipal Codes

The following resources provide access to municipal codes from the 50 States.  Access to municipal codes is always free.

Los Angeles City Council

The LA City Clerk is responsible for collecting and archiving the city council minutes, motions, ordinances, etc.  The following resources will assist you with your research on city legislation.

Short training video by Ron Galpern and Shannon Hoppes that teaches you how to use the Council File Management System and how to write Community Impact Statements

Council File Management System and Community Impact Statement Training from Empower LA on Vimeo.

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors