Community Development

The Community Development Department is responsible for guiding, monitoring, and facilitating development within Culver City. The six divisions that make up the Department each play a separate but mutually supporting role in community building.


Administers and supervises all Community Development activity and operations.

Community Development Director
Sol Blumenfeld
(310) 253-5700

Senior Management Analyst
Lisa Pangelinan
(310) 253-5761 

REACH Codes Public Outreach Meeting

REACH codes are a set of statewide optional construction standards for energy efficiency that exceed the requirements of the state’s mandatory codes.

REACH Codes Presentation from Public Outreach Meetings(PDF, 4MB)

Learn more about the REACH codes and community meetings.


Economic Recovery Task Force

On May 11, 2020, the City Council approved the formation of the Economic Recovery Task Force (ERTF) to address the unique challenges of COVID-19 and spur economic recovery with a focus on public health and equity. Since formation, the ERTF has engaged more than 60 external stakeholders from 12 economic sectors to understand and respond to recovery priorities in our community. 

View the ERTF web page for more information.  

Seasonal Shelter Maps (coming soon)

  • Cal Trans Site Map
  • Culver City Laydown Lot
  • LA City Site
  • Metropolitan Water District Site
  • Venice Blvd Parking Lot
  • Virginia Lot 

Temporary Shelter Matrices (coming soon)

  • Final RFP 1916 Temporary Shelter Summary Dot Matrix
  • Proposed Seasonal Shelter Site Summary Matrix
  • Preliminary Study Seasonal Shelter Site map

Department Head

Sol Blumenfeld