City Commission Resources

City Departments and Bureaus are headed by General Managers. However, some are also headed by an advisory or controlling Board or Commission appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation of the Council. The Board of Public Works is the only paid, full-time board.

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.

General Information on City Commissions
General Information on City Commissions

This document provides important background information on all the Boards and Commissions within the City of Los Angeles.

City Official Historical Database
City Official Historical Database

This database provides historical information on past and current commissioners.

Please see the following documents for a complete list and breakdown of the various City Commissions/Boards.

City Commission Roster
City Commission Roster

This document is a roster of all Commissions, including websites and contact information for staff members.

Composition by Planning Area
Composition by Planning Area

This document provides commission demographic information for each Commission by Planning Area.

Composition by Ethnicity
Composition by Ethnicity

This document provides commission demographic information for each Commission by ethnicity.

Composition by Gender
Composition by Gender

This document provides commission demographic information for each Commission by gender.

Composition by Council District
Composition by Council District

This document provides commission demographic information for each Commission by council district.

Composition by Demography
Composition by Demography

This document provides an overview of demographic information of all commissioners for the City of Los Angeles.