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ID   Title  
IB/P/GI 2023-018 Computer Software Program Solutions View
IB/P/GI 2023-033 Covid-19 - Emergency Tolling of Deadlines Related to Expiration of Permits and Related Documents View
IB/P/G1 2023-016 Definition of "Commenced Construction" and Similar Phrases View
IB/P/GI 2023-032 Document Submittal Requirements for a New Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Standard Plan View
IB/P/GI 2023-010 Document Submittal Requirements for a New Commercial/Industrial Building View
IB/P/GI 2023-007 Document Submittal Requirements for a New Multi-Family Dwelling View
IB/P/GI 2023-009 Document Submittal Requirements for a New Single-Family Dwelling View
IB/P/GI 2023-008 Document Submittal Requirements for an Alteration or Addition to an Existing Single-Family Dwelling or Multi-Family Dwelling View
IB/P/GI 2023-006 Document Submittal Requirements for Tenant Improvement, Addition, or Alteration to An Existing Commercial/Industrial Building View
IB/P/GI 2023-031 Document Submittal Requirements for Zoning Plan Review for a New Multi-Family Dwelling View
IB/P/GI 2020-003 Express Permits (No Plan Check Required) View
IB/P/GI 2023-015 General Engineering Contractors and Demolitions View
IB/P/GI 2023-022 General Notes for Single-Family Dwelling View
IB/P/GI 2023-035 Guidelines for Plan Check and Permit Requirements for an Outdoor Dining Area (Al Fresco) on Private Property View
IB/P/GI 2023-027 Guidelines for Plan Check and Permit Requirements for Solar Energy Systems View
IB/P/GI 2023-025 How to Obtain Copies of City of Los Angeles Ordinances View
IB/P/GI 2023-024 Instructions for Preparing and Recording Covenants with the Los Angeles County Recorder's Office View
IB/P/GI 2023-023 List of Common Acronyms and Abbreviations Used by the City of Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety (LADBS) View
IB/P/GI 2023-001 Notice to Contractors Insurance and License Requirements View
IB/P/GI 2023-026 Obtaining Permits to Resolve Orders View
IB/P/GI 2023-011 Qualification Criteria for Counter Plan Check (CPC), Expanded Counter Plan Check (ECPC) & Regular Plan Check (RPC) View
IB/P/GI 2023-002 Regulations Applicable When a Building Permit is Issued to Alter, Repair, or Add to an Existing Building or When a Building is Sold View
IB/P/GI 2023-021 Requirements for Changing the Use of Existing Building View
IB/P/GI 2023-020 Submittal Requirements for One-Story Addition to Residential Buildings for Over-The-Counter Plan Check View

Building Code

ID   Title  
IB/P/BC 2024-154 Mitigation of Slope Failure View
IB-PBC-2023-119 Alternate Building Materials and Products approval_Draft_20240212 View
IB/P/BC 2020-134 Guidelines for Submitting Haul Route Applications with Import or Export Amounts Greater than 1,000 Cubic Yard View
IB/P/BC 2023-073 Policy for Stamped Plans by Engineer or Architect View
IB/P/BC 2023-071 Wall Anchorage to Flexible Diaphragms Revised Design Criteria View
IB/P/BC 2023-070 Reconstruction and Replacement of Earthquake Damaged Masonry Chimneys View
IB/P/BC 2023-069 Sound-Rated Partitions and Floor-Ceiling Construction View
IB/P/BC 2020-068 Rules and Regulations for Hillside Exploratory Work Rules View
IB/P/BC 2023-067 Asbestos Notification for Demolition / Alteration Permits View
IB/P/BC 2023-065 Coastal Development View
IB/P/BC 2023-064 Flood Hazard Management Ordinance View
IB/P/BC 2023-063 Maintenance of Approved Building Plans View
IB/P/BC 2023-060 30-Day Notification of Intent to Excavate View
IB/P/BC 2023-057 Drainage Across Lot Property Line View
IB/P/BC 2023-056 Crack Repair of Unreinforced Masonry Walls with Grout Injection View
IB/P/BC 2023-052 Standard for Existing Building Glass Retrofitted with an Approved Organic Film View
IB/P/BC 2020-050 Construction Upon Slopes Steeper Than Two Horizontal to One Vertical View
IB/P/BC 2023-049 Slope Stability Evaluation and Acceptance Standards View
IB/P/BC 2023-048 Specifications for Strong-Motion Accelerographs and Requirements for Installation and Servicing View
IB/P/BC 2023-046 Composite Steel Concrete Construction View
IB/P/BC 2023-043 Emergency Escape Quick Release Systems View
IB/P/BC 2023-036 Fabrication Tolerances for Built-up Steel Members View
IB/P/BC 2023-029 State Health and Safety Code Requirements for Mausoleums and Columbariums View
IB/P/BC 2023-028 Nuclear Devices for Soil Density and Moisture Determination View
IB/P/BC 2023-027 Onsite Wastewater Treatment System (OWTS) (Residential) View
IB/P/BC 2023-025 Billiard or Pool Halls & Pinball Arcades View
IB/P/BC 2023-023 Fire Retardant Roof Coverings for Open Walking Decks and Space Roof Construction View
IB/P/BC 2023-017 Concrete Vaults - Permits Not Required View
IB/P/BC 2023-015 Power Driven Steel Studs in Pre-Stressed/Post-Tensioned Concrete Elements View
IB/P/BC 2023-013 Roofing Requirements For Wood Shakes and Shingles View
IB/P/BC 2023-035 Regulations Regarding Registration for Deputy Inspector View
IB/P/BC 2023-004 Wood Frame Prescriptive Provisions One Story Residential Construction Only View
IB/P/BC 2023-129 Surface Fault Rupture Hazard Investigations View
IB/P/BC 2023-044 Exemptions from Liquefaction, Earthquake Induced Landslide, and Fault-Rupture Hazard Zone Investigations View
IB/P/BC 2020-039 Demolition of Buildings View
IB/P/BC 2020-080 Guidelines for Construction of Masonry or Concrete Fence Walls Which Do Not Require a Building Permit View
IB/P/BC 2020-035 Regulations Regarding Registration for Deputy Inspection (with Application) View
IB/P/BC 2011-053 Alternate Design Methodology for Unreinforced Masonry Buildings View
IB/P/BC 2020-151 Liquefaction Analysis Guideline View
IB/P/BC 2020-152 Structural Design Guidelines for Non-Ductile Concrete Buildings View
IB/P/BC 2020-153 Data Collection, Material Testing and Condition Assessment Requirements for Existing Concrete Buildings View
IB/P/BC 2020-148 Procedures for the Application of ASCE 41-17 to Existing Buildings View
IB/P/BC 2023-076 Summary of Accessibility Upgrades for Commercial Projects View
IB/P/BC 2020-120 Interim General Policy for Plan Check Time Extension View
IB/P/BC 2020-097 Early Start Permits View
IB/P/BC 2020-118 Guidelines For Storm Water Infiltration View
IB/P/BC 2020-113 Contents of Reports for Submittal to the LADBS Grading Division View
IB/P/BC 2020-111 Backfill Of Swimming Pools View
IB/P/BC 2020-103 Use of Sump Pumps for Surface and Subsurface Drainage View
IB/P/BC 2020-100 Acceptable Design and Analysis Methods for Use of Slabs-On-Grade As Foundations View
IB/P/BC 2020-070 Chimney Repair View
IB/P/BC 2020-053 Alternate Design Methodology for Unreinforced Masonry Buildings View
IB/P/BC 2020-044 Exemptions from Liquefaction, Earthquake Induced Landslide, and Fault-rupture Hazard Zone Investigations View
IB/P/BC 2020-016 Dwellings in High Wind Velocity Areas (HWA) View
IB/P/BC 2023-007 Cutting, Notching, and Boring of Wood Framing Members View
IB/P/BC 2023-001 Footing/Building Setbacks From Slopes View
IB/P/BC 2023-010 Importance of Lumber Species and Grade in Wood Shear Walls View
IB/P/BC 2020-112 Plan Check Guidelines for State Approved Factory-Built Housing (FBH) View
IB/P/BC 2020-109 Certificate of Occupancy View
IB/P/BC 2020-105 Guardrail Requirements Adjacent to Openable Windows View
IB/P/BC 2020-031 Concrete Proportioning and Admixture Qualification View
IB/P/BC 2023-005 Attached Carport View
IB/P/BC 2020-147 Structural/Seismic Peer Review Protocol View
IB/P/BC 2023-150 Accessory Dwelling Unit Conversion View
IB/P/BC 2020-149 Procedure for Processing "Error or Abuse of Discretion" Appeals of LADBS Actions to the Board of Building and Safety Commissioners View
IB/P/BC 2017-148 Procedures for the Application of ASCE 41-13 to Existing Buildings View
IB/P/BC 2020-128 Guidelines for Permits and Inspections for Construction Projects that Require Grading Work View
IB/P/BC 2017-147 Structural/Seismic Peer Review Protocol View
IB/P/BC 2023-144 BUILDING STANDARDS FOR IMMEDIATE ENFORCEMENT EXTERIOR ELEVATED ELEMENTS (EEE) View
IB/P/BC 2017-042 Guidelines For Approval As Fabricator View
IB/P/BC 2020-088 Accessibility Details for Tubs and Showers View
IB/P/BC 2020-143 General Notes for Commercial Accessibility View
IB/P/BC 2020-146 Guidelines for Permitting New Antennas and Replacement of Units on Existing Telecommunication Antennas (Cell Towers) View
IB/P/BC 2020-085 Accessibility Details for Ramps, Stairs & Elevators View
IB/P/BC 2017-078 Sign Manual (Excluding Off-Site Signs) View
IB/P/BC 2017-145 Cargo Container Conversion to Building Modules View
IB/P/BC 2020-108 Certificates of Completion Versus Certificates of Occupancy for Condominium Conversions and Other Alterations to Apartment Buildings View
IB/P/BC 2020-086 Accessibility Details for Doors, Maneuvering Spaces and Routes View
IB/P/BC 2020-084 Accessibility Details for Parking View
IB/P/BC 2020-087 Accessibility Details for Restrooms and Drinking Fountains View
IB/P/BC 2020-089 Accessibility Details for Obstructions, Reach Ranges, Telephones and Baby Changing Stations View
IB/P/BC 2020-090 Accessibility Details for Curbs, Blended Transitions, Islands and Detectable Warnings View
IB/P/BC 2020-091 Accessibility Details for Signs View
IB/P/BC 2023-009 Detached Carport View
IB/P/BC 2020-139 Guidelines for Determining Remedial Grading Exempted from the Baseline Hillside Ordinance View
IB/P/BC 2017-126 Guidelines and Requirements for Installing Rooftop Gardens View
IB/P/BC 2017-141 Guidelines for Determining Live Loads Surcharge from Sidewalk Pedestrian Traffic and Street Traffic View
IB/P/BC 2014-137 SS Program - Structural Design Guidelines View
IB/P/BC 2017-136 SS Program - Permitting and Inspection Process Guidelines View
IB/P/BC 2023-124 Inspection Requirements for Anchors in Concrete Supporting Fire Sprinkler Lateral Braces 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 2020-129 Surface Fault Rupture Hazard Investigations View
IB/P/BC 2014-130 Storm Water Containment Systems View
IB/P/BC 2020-132 Soils/Geology Report Reqs when Filing Parcel Map with City Planning View
IB/P/BC 2020-131 Procedures for Hazardous or Contaminated Materials Found during Geological Exploration View
IB/P/BC 2014-133 Minimum Info to be Shown on Grading Plans 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 2020-075 Reduced Underfloor Clearance for Conversion of Attached Garage to Living Area View
IB/P/BC 2020-083 Retaining Wall Design View
IB/P/BC 2020-092 Torque Testing & Installation Inspection of Drilled - In Anchors View
IB/P/BC 2020-004 Wood Frame Prescriptive Provisions One Story Residential Construction Only View
IB/P/BC 2020-107 Guidelines for Vehicle Sales Use of Land Permit View
IB/P/BC 2020-072 Exams for Specialties Regulated Under Chapter 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code View
IB/P/BC 2017-120 Interim General Policy for Plan Check Time Extension View
IB/P/BC 2020-125 Historic Broadway Commercial Reuse Bringing Back Broadway View
IB/P/BC 2020-030 Interconnection Ties for Individual Pile Caps and Caissons View
IB/P/BC 2017-116 Foundation Design for Expansive Soils View
IB/P/BC 2017-118 Guidelines for Stormwater Infiltration View
IB/P/BC 2017-105 Guardrail Requirements Adjacent to Openable Windows View
IB/P/BC 2017-011 General Illumination and Lock Requirements in Accordance with Ordinance View
IB/P/BC 2014-019 Exit illumination and Exit Sign Lighting Systems View
IB/P/BC 2020-034 Employment and Duties of a Registered Deputy Inspector View
IB/P/BC 2017-113 Contents of Reports for Submittal to the LADBS Grading Division View
IB/P/BC 2017-044 Exemptions from Liquefaction, Earthquake Induced Landslide, and Fault-rupture Hazard Zone Investigations View
IB/P/BC 2017-097 Early Start Permits View
IB/P/BC 2017-016 Dwellings in High Wind Velocity Areas (HWA) View
IB/P/BC 2014-070 Chimney Repair View
IB/P/BC 2023-006 Attached Patio Cover View
IB/P/BC 2020-014 Design and Construction of Swimming Pools View
IB/P/BC 2020-081 Conversion into Heavy Duty Equipment Room View
IB/P/BC 2020-121 Controlled Low Strength Material (CLSM) View
IB/P/BC 2017-031 Concrete Proportioning and Admixture Qualification View
IB/P/BC 2017-079 Commercial Coaches or Modulars for Temporary Usage View
IB/P/BC 2017-109 Certificate of Occupancy View
IB/P/BC 2020-104 Cargo Containers for Incidental Storage View
IB/P/BC 2017-066 Asbestos Fireproofing Removal and Replacement Procedures View
IB/P/BC 2014-042 Application for Approval As Fabricator View
IB/P/BC 2023-123 Alternative Design Procedure for Seismic Analysis and Design of Tall Buildings and Buildings Utilizing Complex Structural Systems View
IB/P/BC 2017-100 Acceptable Design and Analysis Methods for Use of Slabs-On-Grade As Foundations View
IB/P/BC 2020-096 6 Inch Concrete Block Masonry Wall Detail View
IB/P/BC 2017-098 Structural Design Guidelines for Steel Moment-Resisting Frames View
IB/P/BC 2020-051 Wet Mix Shotcrete View
IB/P/BC 2020-061 Tests on Concrete and its Components View
IB/P/BC 2017-117 Structural Monitoring Equipment in Buildings Designed with Nonlinear Response History Procedure View
IB/P/BC 2023-106 Water Curtain in Lieu of Protected Exterior Openings View
IB/P/BC 2017-112 Plan Check Guidelines for State Approved Factory-Built Housing (FBH) View
IB/P/BC 2017-103 Use of Sump Pumps for Surface and Subsurface Drainage View
IB/P/BC 2017-024 Structural Observation View
IB/P/BC 2014-032 Supplementary Rules and Regulations Governing Fabricators of High-Strength Structural Steel View
IB/P/BC 2014-059 Swimming Pool Permit Issuance and Inspection Procedure for Noise Level Control View
IB/P/BC 2014-099 Relocation of Building View
IB/P/BC 2014-074 Sound Insulation Requirements for Noise Sensitive Structures Near Los Angeles International Airport View
IB/P/BC 2020-101 Site Testing Standards for Methane View
IB/P/BC 2023-002 Retaining or Slough Wall (4 foot High or Less) View
IB/P/BC 2020-040 Prescriptive Standards for Suspended Ceiling Assemblies View
IB/P/BC 2017-027 Onsite Wastewater Treatment System (OWTS) (Residential) View
IB/P/BC 2020-095 Plumbing Fixtures View
IB/P/BC 2023-008 Pumpkin and Christmas Trees Sales View
IB/P/BC 2014-102 Methane Hazard Mitigation Standard Plan Simplified Method for Small Additions View
IB/P/BC 2014-045 Information Bulletins for Certified Welder View

Electrical Code

ID   Title  
IB/P/EC 2020-013 Electrical Equipment (Product) Approval Requirements View
IB/P/EC 2020-011 Communication Public Utility Systems View
IB/P/EC 2020-010 Poles and Temporary Construction Power View
IB/P/EC 2020-008 Standard for Lighting Fixture Supports View
IB/P/EC 2020-006 Permit Fees for Solar Photovoltaic Microinverters View
IB/P/EC 2020-005 Rules and Regulations for LADBS Testing Laboratories View
IB/P/EC 2020-004 Inspection of Elevator Wiring View
IB/P/EC 2020-003 Multi-Building Complexes Electrical Plan Check Required View
LAFD Requirement 96 Fire Department Reference - Requirements For Rooftop Photovoltaic (PV) Systems on One and Two Family Dwellings View
LAFD Requirement 96 Solar Photovoltaic System View
IB/P/EC 2017-009 Temporary Decorative Lighting Above Streets and Sidewalks View
IB/P/EC 2017-008 Standard for Lighting Fixture Supports View
IB/P/EC 2017-005 Rules and Regulations for LADBS Testing Laboratories View
IB/P/EC 2020-002 Procedures for Recognized Testing Agencies Performing Field Services View
IB/P/EC 2017-013 Electrical Equipment (Product) Approval Requirements View
IB/P/EC 2017-010 Poles and Temporary Construction Power View
IB/P/EC 2017-006 Permit Fees for Solar Photovoltaic Microinverters View
IB/P/EC 2017-011 Communication Public Utility Systems View
IB/P/EC 2017-003 Multi-Building Complexes Electrical Plan Check Required View
IB/P/EC 2017-004 Inspection of Elevator Wiring View

Plumbing Code

ID   Title  
IB/P/PC 2023-013 Sprinkler Protection for Exterior Projections View
IB/P/PC 2014-003 How To Brace Your Water Heater View
IB/P/PC 2017-012 Graywater Systems for Residential Buildings View
IB/P/PC 2014-010 Suction Tank Overflow View
IB/P/PC 2014-009 Domestic Water Pipe Sizing View
IB/P/PC 2014-006 Permits for Gas Water Heaters View
IB/P/PC 2014-002 Boiler and Gas-Fired Water Heater Venting View
IB/P/PC 2014-011 Garage Drains View

Green Code

Green Code-related Forms:

ID   Title  

Commissioning Forms:

ID   Title  
GRN 25(effective 2014-07-01) Documentation and Training View
GRN 20-2014(effective 2014-07-01) Owner's Project Requirements (OPR) View
GRN 20-2014(effective 2014-01-01) Owner's Project Requirements (OPR) View
GRN 24-2014(effective 2014-07-01) Functional Performance Testing View
GRN 23-2014(effective 2014-07-01) Commissioning Plan View
GRN 26(effective 2014-01-01) Commissioning Report View
GRN 25(effective 2014-01-01) Documentation and Training View
GRN 22(effective 2014-07-01) Commissioning Measures View
GRN 21(effective 2014-07-01) Basis of Design (BOD) View
GRN 23(effective 2014-01-01) Commissioning Plan View
GRN 22(effective 2014-01-01) Commissioning Measures View
GRN 21-2014(effective 2014-01-01) Basis of Design (BOD) View

Zoning Code

ID   Title  
IB/P/ZC 2023-006 Allowable Projections and Improvements in Required Yards View
IB/P/ZC 2023-005-RFM Yard Reduction Request for Modification View
IB/P/ZC 2023-005 Yard Modification Policy View
IB/P/ZC 2023-021 Guidelines for Use and Permitting of Accessory Dwelling Unit - Movable Tiny House View
IB/P/ZC 2023-020 Guidelines for Plan Check and Permit Requirements for Interim Motel (Hotel) Conversion Projects View
IB/P/ZC 2023-019 Procedure for Processing Error or Abuse of Discretion Appeals of LADBS Actions Concerning Zoning Issues View
IB/P/ZC 2023-011 Summary of Parking Regulations View
IB/P/ZC 2023-013 Zoning Code Requirements for Automobile Dismantling Yards, Junk Yards, Scrap Metal Yards, or Open Air Storage of Used Materials, etc View
Zoning Code Manual and Commentary View
IB/P/ZC 2023-001 Parking Lot Design with Mechanical Parking Lift View
IB/P/ZC 2023-012 Zoning and Land Use Requirements Notice to All Business Tax Registrants View
IB/P/ZC 2023-018 Equinekeeping View
IB/P/ZC 2023-002 Heights of Fences in Residential Zones View
IB/P/ZC 2014-017 Nurseries Agricultural View
IB/P/ZC 2023-015 Determining Front Yards, When Subject to the Prevailing Setback Regulation View
IB/P/ZC 2023-004 Allowable Projection for Decks and Built-Up Platforms in Required Yards View
IB/PC/ZC 2023-014 Child Day Care Establishments View
IB/P/ZC 2023-009 Early Notice Regarding Discretionary Review View
IB/P/ZC 2023-008 Determination of the Zoning Height of a Building or Structure View