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Council and Committee Meetings

Listening To, Attending, and Providing Public Comment
The Council meeting will be broadcast live on Cable Television Channel 35, on the internet at, and on YouTube. The live audio of the hearing will be available via telephone at: (213) 621-CITY (Metro), (818) 904-9450 (Valley), (310) 471-CITY (Westside), and (310) 547-CITY (San Pedro Area). If the live video or audio is unavailable via one of these channels, members of the public should try another channel.

The City Council will take public comment from members of the public in the Council chamber and also by teleconference. Please refer to the agenda for instructions on how to give public comment to the Council via teleconference.

Location and Schedule
The City Council meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 10:00 am in the John Ferraro Council Chamber, Room 340, City Hall, 200 N. Spring St. (entrance on Main St.), Los Angeles, 90012. On the first Friday of every other month, the Council meeting is held at the Van Nuys Civic Center.

Council Committee Structure
City Council members serve on a number of Council Committees, each of which is chaired by a City Councilmember. All Council matters are referred between the Council and Council Committees based on the adopted Council Committee Structure resolution. 

Public Comment
All Council and Council Committee meetings are open to the public, with the exception of "closed session" meeting items. Members of the public may comment on agenda items either at Council Committee meetings or Council meetings. If public comment on an agenda item is not heard in Committee, an opportunity for public comment will be provided during the Council meeting.

Written Comment
Members of the public may submit written comment for a Council file by going to and filling out a form and following the instructions listed on the online form.

Notice to Los Angeles Office of the City Clerk Industry Professionals
If you are compensated to interact with the Los Angeles Office of the City Clerk, City law may require you to register as a lobbyist and report your activity. Any individual may qualify as a lobbyist, regardless of occupation, education, training, or professional title. A lobbyist may hold a position that includes but is not limited to attorney, CEO, consultant, government liaison, business owner, permit applicant, urban planners, expediters, land developers, architect, various real estate professionals and others.

More information is available online through the Ethics Commission’s lobbying program and publication pages. For assistance, please contact the Ethics Commission.

Council and Council Committee Meetings Calendar and Agendas

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Committee Information and Assignments

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