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Permit Applications

ID   Title  
Notice to Property Owner for Owner-Builder Permits View
Building Permit Valuation Table (Effective 8/17/2015) View
Plumbing Permit Fee Schedule View
Fire Sprinkler Permit Fee Schedule View
Mechanical HVAC Permit Fee Schedule View
Elevator & Pressure Vessel Permit Fee Schedule View
GRN 14-2014 Green Building Code Plan Check Notes - Residential Buildings View
GRN 15-2014 Green Building Code Plan Check Notes - Non-Residential Buildings View
PC/GRAD/App 21 Application for GPI Waiver View
PC/STR/App.001-2014 Application for Building Permit or Grading and Certificate of Occupancy View
PC/ELEC/App.002-2017 Application for Electrical Permit View
PC/MECH/App.003-2014 Application for Fire Sprinkler Permit or Plan Check View
PC/ELEC/App.003-2014 Application for Electrical Plan Check View
PC/MECH/App.004-2017 Application for HVAC Permit or HVAC Plan Check View
PC/MECH/App.005-2017 Application for Plumbing Permit or Plan Check View
PC/MECH/App.006-2014 Application for Pressure Vessel / Elevator Permit or Plan Check View
PC/ELEC/Fee.Sched.01 Permit Fee Schedule for Electrical Permits View
PC/GRAD/Fee.Sched.07-2017 Fee Schedule for Grading Report Reviews View
PC/GRAD/Fee.Sched.08-2014 Grading Plan Check and Permit Fees View
PlanCheck.Wk.Sht.1-2014 Plan Check Worksheet for Cabled Elevators View
PlanCheck.Wk.Sht.2-2014 Plan Check Worksheet for Hydro-Electric Elevators View
PlanCheck.Wk.Sht.2B-2014 Plan Check Worksheet for Rechecking Hydro-Electric Elevators View

Information Bulletins 

ID   Title  
IB/P/BC 2017-001 Footing/Building Setbacks from Slopes View
IB/P/BC 2017-002 Retaining or Slough Wall (4 foot High or Less) View
IB/P/BC 2017-004 Wood Frame Prescriptive Provisions One Story Residential Construction Only View
IB/P/BC 2017-005 Attached Carport View
IB/P/BC 2014-006 Attached Patio Cover View
IB/P/BC 2017-007 Cutting, Notching, and Boring of Wood Framing Members View
IB/P/BC 2017-008 Pumpkin and Christmas Trees Sales View
IB/P/BC 2017-009 Detached Carport View
IB/P/BC 2017-010 Importance of Lumber Species and Grade in Wood Shear Walls View
IB/P/BC 2017-011 General Illumination and Lock Requirements in Accordance with Ordinance View
IB/P/BC 2017-013 Roofing Requirements for Wood Shakes and Shingles View
IB/P/BC 2017-014 Design and Construction of Swimming Pools View
IB/P/BC 2017-015 Power Driven Steel Studs in Pre-Stressed/Post-Tensioned Concrete Elements View
IB/P/BC 2017-016 Dwellings in High Wind Velocity Areas (HWA) View
IB/P/BC 2017-017 Concrete Vaults - Permits Not Required View
IB/P/BC 2014-019 Exit illumination and Exit Sign Lighting Systems View
IB/P/BC 2017-023 Fire Retardant Roof Coverings for Open Walking Decks and Space Roof Construction View
IB/P/BC 2017-024 Structural Observation View
IB/P/BC 2017-025 Billiard or Pool Halls and Pinball Arcades View
IB/P/BC 2017-027 Onsite Wastewater Treatment System (OWTS) (Residential) View
IB/P/BC 2017-028 Nuclear Devices for Soil Density and Moisture Determination View
IB/P/BC 2014-029 State Health and Safety Code Requirements for Mausoleums and Columbariums View
IB/P/BC 2014-030 Interconnection Ties for Individual Pile Caps and Caissons View
IB/P/BC 2017-031 Concrete Proportioning and Admixture Qualification View
IB/P/BC 2014-032 Supplementary Rules and Regulations Governing Fabricators of High-Strength Structural Steel View
IB/P/BC 2014-034 Employment and Duties of a Registered Deputy Inspector View
IB/P/BC 2011-035 Regulations Regarding Registration for Deputy Inspection (with Application) View
IB/P/BC 2011-036 Fabrication Tolerances for Built-Up Steel Members View
IB/P/BC 2014-039 Demolition of Buildings View
IB/P/BC 2014-040 Prescriptive Standards for Suspended Ceiling Assemblies View
IB/P/BC 2014-042 Application for Approval As Fabricator View
IB/P/BC 2017-042 Guidelines For Approval As Fabricator View
IB/P/BC 2017-043 Emergency Escape Quick Release Systems View
IB/P/BC 2017-044 Exemptions from Liquefaction, Earthquake Induced Landslide, and Fault-rupture Hazard Zone Investigations View
IB/P/BC 2014-045 Information Bulletins for Certified Welder View
IB/P/BC 2017-046 Composite Steel Concrete Construction View
IB/P/BC 2017-048 Specifications for Strong-Motion Accelerographs & Requirements for Installation and Servicing View
IB/P/BC 2017-049 Slope Stability Evaluation and Acceptance Standards View
IB/P/BC 2017-050 Construction Upon Slopes Steeper Than Two Horizontal to One Vertical View
IB/P/BC 2017-051 Wet Mix Shotcrete View
IB/P/BC 2017-052 Standard for Existing Building Glass Retrofitted with an Approved Organic Film View
IB/P/BC 2011-053 Alternate Design Methodology for Unreinforced Masonry Buildings View
IB/P/BC 2017-056 Crack Repair of Unreinforced Masonry Walls with Grout Injection View
IB/P/BC 2017-057 Drainage Across Lot Property Line View
IB/P/BC 2014-059 Swimming Pool Permit Issuance and Inspection Procedure for Noise Level Control View
IB/P/BC 2017-060 30-Day Notification of Intent to Excavate View
IB/P/BC 2014-061 Tests on Concrete and its Components View
IB/P/BC 2017-063 Maintenance of Approved Building Plans View
IB/P/BC 2017-064 Flood Hazard Management Specific Plan Guidelines View
IB/P/BC 2014-065 Coastal Development Permit View
IB/P/BC 2017-066 Asbestos Fireproofing Removal and Replacement Procedures View
IB/P/BC 2017-067 Asbestos Notification for Demolition / Alteration Permits View
IB/P/BC 2014-068 Rules and Regulations for Hillside Exploratory Work View
IB/P/BC 2017-069 Sound-Rated Partitions and Floor-Ceiling Construction View
IB/P/BC 2014-070 Chimney Repair View
IB/P/BC 2017-070 Protocol for Determining Required Retrofit of Earthquake-Damaged Buildings View
IB/P/BC 2002-071 Wall Anchorage Assemblies to Flexible Diaphragms Revised Design Criteria (New Construction, Chapters 91 and 96) View
IB/P/BC 2014-072 Exams for Specialties Regulated Under Chapter 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code View
IB/P/BC 2017-073 Policy for Stamped Plans by Engineer or Architect View
IB/P/BC 2014-074 Sound Insulation Requirements for Noise Sensitive Structures Near Los Angeles International Airport View
IB/P/BC 2011-075 Reduced Underfloor Clearance for Conversion of Attached Garage to Living Area View
IB/P/BC 2017-076 Summary of Accessibility Upgrades for Commercial Projects View
IB/P/BC 2017-078 Sign Manual (Excluding Off-Site Signs) View
IB/P/BC 2017-079 Commercial Coaches or Modulars for Temporary Usage View
IB/P/BC 2017-080 Guidelines for Construction of Masonry or Concrete Fence Walls Which Do Not Require a Building Permit View
IB/P/BC 2014-081 Conversion into Heavy Duty Equipment Room View
IB/P/BC 2011-083 Retaining Wall Design View
IB/P/BC 2017-084 Accessibility Details for Parking View
IB/P/BC 2017-085 Accessibility Details for Ramps, Stairs & Elevators View
IB/P/BC 2017-086 Accessibility Details for Doors, Maneuvering Spaces and Routes View
IB/P/BC 2017-087 Accessibility Details for Restrooms and Drinking Fountains View
IB/P/BC 2017-088 Accessibility Details for Tubs and Showers View
IB/P/BC 2017-089 Accessibility Details for Obstructions, Reach Ranges, Telephones and Baby Changing Stations View
IB/P/BC 2017-090 Accessibility Details for Curbs, Blended Transitions, Islands and Detectable Warnings View
IB/P/BC 2017-091 Accessibility Details for Signs View
IB/P/BC 2017-092 Torque Testing & Installation Inspection of Drilled - In Anchors View
IB/P/BC 2017-095 Plumbing Fixtures View
IB/P/BC 2014-096 6 Inch Concrete Block Masonry Wall Detail View
IB/P/BC 2017-097 Early Start Permits View
IB/P/BC 2017-098 Structural Design Guidelines for Steel Moment-Resisting Frames View
IB/P/BC 2014-099 Relocation of Building View
IB/P/BC 2017-100 Acceptable Design and Analysis Methods for Use of Slabs-On-Grade As Foundations View
IB/P/BC 2014-101 Site Testing Standards for Methane View
IB/P/BC 2014-102 Methane Hazard Mitigation Standard Plan Simplified Method for Small Additions View
IB/P/BC 2017-103 Use of Sump Pumps for Surface and Subsurface Drainage View
IB/P/BC 2014-104 Cargo Containers for Incidental Storage View
IB/P/BC 2017-105 Guardrail Requirements Adjacent to Openable Windows View
IB/P/BC 2014-106 Water Curtain in Lieu of Protected Exterior Openings View
IB/P/BC 2014-107 Guidelines for Vehicle Sales Use of Land Permit View
IB/P/BC 2017-108 Certificates of Completion Versus Certificates of Occupancy for Condominium Conversions and Other Alterations to Apartment Buildings View
IB/P/BC 2017-109 Certificate of Occupancy View
IB/P/BC 2011-110 Structural Design Requirements (Seismic Provisions) for Existing Building Converted to Joint Living and Work Quarters View
IB/P/BC 2014-111 Backfill of Swimming Pools View
IB/P/BC 2017-112 Plan Check Guidelines for State Approved Factory-Built Housing (FBH) View
IB/P/BC 2017-113 Contents of Reports for Submittal to the LADBS Grading Division View
IB/P/BC 2017-116 Foundation Design for Expansive Soils View
IB/P/BC 2017-117 Structural Monitoring Equipment in Buildings Designed with Nonlinear Response History Procedure View
IB/P/BC 2017-118 Guidelines for Stormwater Infiltration View
IB/P/BC 2017-119 Alternate Building Materials Products Approval Requirements View
IB/P/BC 2017-120 Interim General Policy for Plan Check Time Extension View
IB/P/BC 2014-121 Controlled Low Strength Material (CLSM) View
IB/P/BC 2017-122 Guidelines for the Issuance of Certificates of Occupancy for Commercial or Residential Core & Shell Buildings View
IB/P/BC 2017-123 Alternative Design Procedure for Seismic Analysis and Design of Tall Buildings and Buildings Utilizing Complex Structural Systems View
IB/P/BC 2017-124 Inspection Requirements for Anchors in Concrete Supporting Fire Sprinkler Lateral Braces View
IB/P/BC 2017-125 Historic Broadway Commercial Reuse Bringing Back Broadway View
IB/P/BC 2017-126 Guidelines and Requirements for Installing Rooftop Gardens View
IB/P/BC 2017-128 Guidelines for Permits and Inspections for Construction Projects that Require Grading Work View
IB/P/BC 2017-129 Surface Fault Rupture Hazard Investigations View
IB/P/BC 2014-130 Storm Water Containment Systems View
IB/P/BC 2014-131 Procedures for Hazardous or Contaminated Materials Found during Geological Exploration View
IB/P/BC 2017-132 Soils/Geology Report Reqs when Filing Parcel Map with City Planning View
IB/P/BC 2014-133 Minimum Info to be Shown on Grading Plans View
IB/P/BC 2017-134 Guidelines for submitting Haul Route Applications with Import or Export Amounts Greater than 1,000 Cubic Yards View
IB/P/BC 2017-136 SS Program - Permitting and Inspection Process Guidelines View
IB/P/BC 2014-137 SS Program - Structural Design Guidelines View
IB/P/BC 2017-139 Guidelines for Determining Remedial Grading Exempted from the Baseline Hillside Ordinance View
IB/P/BC 2017-141 Guidelines for Determining Live Loads Surcharge from Sidewalk Pedestrian Traffic and Street Traffic View
IB/P/BC 2017-143 General Notes for Commercial Accessibility View
IB/P/BC 2017-144 Emergency Express Terms for Proposed Building Standards of the California Building Standards Comission View
IB/P/BC 2017-145 Cargo Container Conversion to Building Modules View
IB/P/BC 2017-146 Guidelines for Permitting New Antennas and Replacement of Units on Existing Telecommunication Antennas (Cell Towers) View
IB/P/BC 2017- 147 Structural/Seismic Peer Review Protocol View
IB/P/BC 2017-148 Procedures for the Application of ASCE 41 to Existing Buildings View
IB/P/BC 2017-149 Procedure for Processing "Error or Abuse of Discretion" Appeals of LADBS Actions to the Board of Building and Safety Commissioners View
IB/P/BC 2017-150 Accessory Dwelling Unit Conversion of Existing Detached Structure View

Requests for Modifications

ID   Title  
PC/STR/Req.Mod.037A-2014 Building Separation A View
PC/STR/Req.Mod.037B-2014 Building Separation B View
PC/STR/Req.Mod.038-2014 Commercial Coaches View
PC/STR/Req.Mod.039-2014 Epoxy Injection of Cracks View
PC/STR/Req.Mod.040-2014 Expiration of Building Permit View
PC/STR/Req.Mod.041-2014 Extension of Time for Plan Check View
PC/STR/Req.Mod.041A-2014 Extension of Time for Plan Check - Current Code View
PC/STR/Req.Mod.042-2014 Extension of Time to Start Construction View
PC/STR/Req.Mod.043-2014 Exterior Wall Protection at Openings View
PC/STR/Req.Mod.044-2014 Fill Existing Pool in Lieu of Removing Pool Shell View
PC/STR/Req.Mod.045-2014 Mortars for Patching View
PC/STR/Req.Mod.047-2014 Reduced Yard at Addition View
PC/STR/Req.Mod.049-2014 Sprinklers at Exit Court View
PC/STR/Req.Mod.052-2014 Early Start Permit (Foundation Only) View
PC/STR/Req.Mod.053-2014 Early Start Permit (Interior Demolition Without Triggering Disabled Access Upgrade) View
PC/STR/Req.Mod.056-2014 Natural Ventilation In Lieu of Chapter 71 Requirements for Garage or Storage on Grade View
PC/STR/Req.Mod.057A-2014 Methane Hazard Mitigation Buffer View
PC/STR/Req.Mod.057B-2014 Methane Hazard Mitigation Zone View
PC/STR/Req.Mod.058-2014 Special Egress Control Device View
PC/STR/Req.Mod.104-2014 Alternative Construction Materials View
PC/STR/Req.Mod.105-2014 Epoxy Coating Over an Existing Slab View

Standard Correction Lists

ID   Title  
PC/STR/Corr.Lst 114-2017 SS Program - Plan Check Correction Sheet (Division 93) (2017 LABC) View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst. 020A-2017 Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Correction Sheet View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.015-2014 Commercial Plan Review List View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.015-2017 Commercial Plan Review List View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.018-2014 R1 and R2 Occupancies Plan Check Correction Sheet View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.018-2017 R1 and R2 Occupancies Plan Check Correction Sheet View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.020-2014 Single-Family Dwelling Duplex Plan Review List View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.020-2017 Single-Family Dwelling Duplex Plan Review List View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.020B-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for LA Residential Code Prescriptive Design View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.020b-2017 Supplemental Plan Correction Sheet for LA Residential Code Prescriptive Design View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.021-2014 Storage Racks Plan Review List View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.021-2017 Storage Racks Plan Review List View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.022-2017 Plan Check Correction Sheet for Wireless Telecommunication Facilities (2017 LABC) View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.032-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Adaptive Reuse (IB/P/BC 2002-009) View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.033-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Chapter 95 View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.034-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Concrete Shear Wall View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.034-2017 Supplemental Plan Check List for Concrete Shear Wall View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.035-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Concrete Special Moment-Resisting Frame View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.035-2017 Supplemental Plan Check List for Concrete Special Moment Resisting Frame View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.036-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Concrete Tilt-Up Retrofit View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.037-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Curtain Wall View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.037-2017 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Curtain Wall View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.038-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Flexible Diaphragm View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.038-2017 Supplemental Structural Correction Sheet for Flexible Diaphragm with Rigid Wall View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.039-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Hillside Construction on Slopes Steeper Than 33 View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.039-2017 Supplemental Plan Check List for Hillside Construction on Slopes Steeper than 33% View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.042-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Masonry Wall Design View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.042-2017 Supplemental Structural Correction Sheet - Masonry Wall Design View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.043-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Prestress Concrete View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.043-2017 Supplemental Plan Check for Prestress Concrete View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.044-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Steel Frame Design View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.044-2017 Supplemental Structural Correction Sheet Steel Brace Frame Design View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.045-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Two-Way Concrete Slab View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.052-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Steel Moment Frame Design (2014 LABC) View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.052-2017 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Steel Moment Frame Design (2017 LABC) View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.053-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Unreinforced Masonry (URM) Retrofit View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.054-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Flood Hazard Specific Plan - Structural View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.054-2017 Supplemental Plan Check Corrections Sheet for Flood Hazard Specific Plan View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.055-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Methane Seepage Regulation View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.055-2017 Supplemental Plan Check Corrections Sheet for Methane Seepage Regulations View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.058-2014 Counter Plan Corrections Sheet View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.058-2017 Counter Plan Corrections Sheet View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.059-2014 Signs - General Corrections Sheet View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.059-2017 General Signs Plan Check Correction Sheet View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.101-2017 Supplemental Plan Check Corrections Sheet for Stormwater SUSMP and SSMP View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.102-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Energy Conservation View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.102-2017 Supplemental Plan Corrections Sheet for 2016 Building Energy Efficiency Standards View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.103-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Security Requirement View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.103-2017 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Security Requirement View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.104-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Structural Design - General View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.104-2017 Supplemental Plan Check Correction Sheet for Structural Design - General View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.105-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Sound Transmission View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.105-2017 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Sound Transmission View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.106-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Mansionization Ordinance View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.106-2017 Supplemental Plan Check Corrections Sheet for Mansionization Ordinance View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.106A-2017 Single-Family Residential Zone Correction Sheet View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.107-2017 Supplemental Plan Check Corrections Sheet for Baseline Hillside Ordinance (BHO) View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.107A-2017 Baseline Hillside Ordinance (BHO) Correction Sheet (effective 3/17/17) View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.108-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Swimming Pools View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.108-2017 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Swimming Pools View
PC/STR/ Corr.Lst.109-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zone View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.109-2017 Supplemental Plan Check Corrections Sheet for Fire District 1 and Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zone View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.110-2014 Demolition Counter Plan Correction Sheet View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.110-2017 Demolition Counter Plan Correction Sheet View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.111-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Bicycle Parking Ordinance View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.111-2017 Supplemental Plan Check Corrections Sheet for Bicycle Parking Ordinance View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.113-2014 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Office of Statewide Health and Planning Department Requirements (OSHPD3) View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.113-2017 Office of Statewide Health & Planning Dept Requirements (OSHPD 3) Supplemental Plan Check Correction Sheet View