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2017 Amendments

ID   Title  
Ord. No. 184691 2017 L.A. Amendment to CA Building Code View
Ord. No. 184692 2017 L.A. Amendment to CA Codes View


ID   Title  
PC/ELEC/Req.Mod.007-2017 Add Loads to an Existing Installation View
PC/ELEC/Req.Mod.008-2017 Demand Factor of 0.65 to a Group of Reefer Receptacles View
PC/ELEC/Req.Mod.013-2017 Installation of Equipment Prior to Test Lab Approval View
PC/ELEC/Req.Mod.014-2017 Separate Approval for Fire Life Safety Plans View
PC/ELEC/Req.Mod.015-2017 Separate Fire Alarm Plans View
PC/ELEC/Req.Mod.016-2017 Use a Scale per Foot Smaller than 0.125 Inch for Site Utility Drawing View
PC/ELEC/Req.Mod.054-2017 Conduit Only Permit (Early Start Permit) View
PC/ELEC/Req.Mod.059-2017 MC Cable Only Permit View

Green Building 2017

As of January 1, 2011, the following type of projects are subject to the Los Angeles Green Building Code (LAGBC):

  • All new buildings (residential and non-residential)
  • All addition (residential and non-residential)
  • Alterations with building valuations of $200,000 or more (residential and nonresidential)
  • Residential alterations that increase the building's conditioned volume


ID   Title  
GRN 01-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Storm Water Pollution Control View
GRN 02-2017(effective 2017-01-01) VOC Content Verification Checklist View
GRN 03-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Formaldehyde Emissions Verification Checklist View
GRN 04-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Mandatory Requirements Checklist: Newly Constructed Residential Buildings View
GRN04A-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Tier 1 and Tier 2 Voluntary Requirements Checklist (Residential) View
GRN 04X-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Counter Requirements Checklist (Residential) View
GRN 05-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Mandatory Requirements Checklist: Newly Constructed Non-Residential Buildings View
GRN05A-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Tier 1 and Tier 2 Voluntary Requirements Checklist (Non-residential) View
GRN 05X-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Counter Requirements Checklist (Non-residential) View
GRN 06-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Operation and Maintenance Manual View
GRN 09-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Mandatory Requirements Checklist: Additions and Alterations to Residential Buildings View
GRN 10-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Mandatory Requirements Checklist: Additions and Alterations to Non-Residential Buildings View
GRN 11-2017(effective 2017-01-01) VOC and Formaldehyde Limits View
GRN 12-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Landscape Certification View
GRN 14-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Plan Check Notes: Residential Buildings View
GRN 15-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Green Building Code Plan Check Notes: Non-Residential Buildings View
GRN 16-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Plumbing Fixture Flow Rate Tables (Residential) View
GRN 17-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Plumbing Fixture Flow Rate Tables (Non-Residential) View
GRN 18N-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Water Conservation Ordinance Notes (Non-Residential) View
GRN 18R-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Water Conservation Ordinance #184248 (Residential) View
WS-1/WS-2(effective 2017-01-01) Baseline Water Use Worksheet (WS-1 and WS-2) View

Commissioning Forms

ID   Title  
GRN 20-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Owner's Project Requirements (OPR) View
GRN 21-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Basis of Design (BOD) View
GRN 22-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Commissioning Measures View
GRN 23-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Commissioning Plan View
GRN 24-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Functional Performance Testing View
GRN 25-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Documentation and Training Compliance Form View
GRN 26-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Commissioning Report 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 2017-007 Cutting, Notching, and Boring of Wood Framing Members 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 2017-013 Roofing Requirements for Wood Shakes and Shingles View
IB/P/BC 2017-015 Power Driven Steel Studs in Pre-Stressed/Post-Tensioned Concrete Elements View
IB/P/BC 2017-023 Fire Retardant Roof Coverings for Open Walking Decks and Space Roof Construction View
IB/P/BC 2017-028 Nuclear Devices for Soil Density and Moisture Determination View
IB/P/BC 2017-031 Concrete Proportioning and Admixture Qualification 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 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 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 2017-063 Maintenance of Approved Building Plans View
IB/P/BC 2017-064 Flood Hazard Management Specific Plan Guidelines 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 2017-069 Sound-Rated Partitions and Floor-Ceiling Construction View
IB/P/BC 2017-073 Policy for Stamped Plans by Engineer or Architect 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 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 2017-095 Plumbing Fixtures View
IB/P/BC 2017-100 Acceptable Design and Analysis Methods for Use of Slabs-On-Grade As Foundations View
IB/P/BC 2017-103 Use of Sump Pumps for Surface and Subsurface Drainage 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 2017-118 Guidelines for Stormwater Infiltration View
IB/P/BC 2017-120 Interim General Policy for Plan Check Time Extension 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 2017-124 Inspection Requirements for Anchors in Concrete Supporting Fire Sprinkler Lateral Braces View
IB/P/BC 2017-126 Guidelines and Requirements for Installing Rooftop Gardens View
IB/P/BC 2017-132 Soils/Geology Report Reqs when Filing Parcel Map with City Planning 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 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/GI 2017-015 General Engineering Contractors and Demolitions View
IB/P/GI 2017-018 Computer Software Program Solutions View

Standard Correction Lists

ID   Title  
Additional Corrections Sheet View
Additions Residential Counter View
LADBS Non-Ductile Concrete Building Checklist View
Non-Residential Counter View
PC/DAD/Corr.Lst.001-2017 Supplemental Plan Review Checklist No. 1 - Elevators, Lulas and Platform Lifts View
PC/DAD/Corr.Lst.002-2017 Supplemental Plan Review Checklist No. 2 - Signs View
PC/DAD/Corr.Lst.003-2017 Supplemental Plan Review Checklist No. 3 - Restaurant View
PC/DAD/Corr.Lst.004-2017 Supplemental Plan Review Checklist No. 4 - Assembly View
PC/DAD/Corr.Lst.005-2017 Supplemental Plan Review Checklist No. 5 - Group B and Group M Occupancies View
PC/DAD/Corr.Lst.006-2017 Supplemental Plan Review Checklist No. 6 - Transient Lodging View
PC/DAD/Corr.Lst.007-2017 Supplemental Plan Review Checklist No. 7 - Misc Facilities View
PC/DAD/Corr.Lst.008-2017 Supplemental Plan Review Checklist No. 8 - Recreation Facilities View
PC/DAD/Corr.Lst.009-2017 Public Housing - Supplemental Plan Review Checklist No. 9 View
PC/DAD/Corr.Lst.010-2017 EVCS - Electric Vehicle Charging Stations View
PC/DAD/Corr.Lst.011-2017 Commercial Accessibility Plan Check Correction List View
PC/ELEC/Corr.Lst.008-2017 City of Los Angeles Electrical Plan Check Correction List View
PC/ELEC/Corr.Lst.024-2017 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Electrical Fire Pump System View
PC/ELEC/Corr.Lst.111-2017 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Solar Photovoltaic Systems (ELEC) View
PC/GRAD/Corr.Lst.011-2017 Grading/Retaining Wall/Shoring Plan Check Correction Sheets View
PC/GRN/Corr.Lst.001-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Additions and Alterations Non-Residential Buildings Green Building Correction Sheet View
PC/GRN/Corr.Lst.002-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Newly Constructed Non-Residential Buildings Green Building Correction Sheet View
PC/GRN/Corr.Lst.003-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Additions and Alterations Residential Buildings Green Building Correction Sheet View
PC/GRN/Corr.Lst.004-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Newly Constructed Residential Buildings Green Building Correction Sheet View
PC/GRN/Corr.Lst.005-2017(effective 2017-01-01) Model Water Efficiency Landscape Ordinance (MWELO) Project Correction Sheet View
PC/MECH/Corr.Lst.014-2017 City of L.A. Mechanical Plan Check Correction List (for 2017 Codes) View
PC/MECH/Corr.Lst.029-2017 Supplemental Correction Sheets for Garage Ventilation System (for 2017 Codes) View
PC/MECH/Corr.Lst.030-2017 Supplemental Correction Sheets for Pump Systems (Domestic or Fire) (2017 LAPC & 2016 NFPA-20) View
PC/MECH/Corr.Lst.031-2017 Supplemental Correction Sheets for Sewage Ejectors & Sump Pumps (for 2017 Codes) View
PC/MECH/Corr.Lst.057-2017 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Methane Mitigation Systems (for 2017 Codes) View
PC/MECH/Corr.Lst.106-2017 City of L.A. Plumbing Plan Check Correction List (for 2017 Codes) View
PC/MECH/Corr.Lst.107-2017 Untreated Gray Water Correction Sheet (for 2017 Codes) View
PC/MECH/Corr.Lst.108-2017 On-Site Treated Gray Water Correction Sheet View
PC/MECH/Corr.Lst.109-2017 Non-potable Rainwater Catchment System Correction Sheet View
PC/MECH/Corr.Lst.110-2017 Non-potable Water Reuse (Recycled) Correction Sheet (for 2017 Codes) View
PC/MECH/Corr.Lst.200-2017 NFPA 13 2016 - General Plan Check Correction Sheet View
PC/MECH/Corr.Lst.201-2017 NFPA 13-13 2016 - Automated Mechanical Parking Lifts (Car Stackers) View
PC/MECH/Corr.Lst.202-2017 NFPA 13D 2016 - Plan Check Correction Sheet View
PC/MECH/Corr.Lst.203-2017 NFPA 13R 2016 - Plan Check Correction Sheet View
PC/MECH/Corr.Lst.204-2017 NFPA 14 2016 Class I Std pipes - Plan Check Correction Sheet View
PC/MECH/Corr.Lst.205-2017 NFPA 20 2016 - Plan Check Correction Sheet View
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.015-2017 Commercial Plan Review List View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.018-2017 R1 and R2 Occupancies Plan Check Correction Sheet View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.020-2017 Single-Family Dwelling Duplex Plan Review List View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.020b-2017 Supplemental Plan Correction Sheet for LA Residential Code Prescriptive Design 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.034-2017 Supplemental Plan Check List for Concrete Shear Wall View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.035-2017 Supplemental Plan Check List for Concrete Special Moment Resisting Frame View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.037-2017 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Curtain Wall View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.038-2017 Supplemental Structural Correction Sheet for Flexible Diaphragm with Rigid Wall View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.039-2017 Supplemental Plan Check List for Hillside Construction on Slopes Steeper than 33% View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.042-2017 Supplemental Structural Correction Sheet - Masonry Wall Design View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.043-2017 Supplemental Plan Check for Prestress Concrete View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.044-2017 Supplemental Structural Correction Sheet Steel Brace Frame Design View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.052-2017 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Steel Moment Frame Design (2017 LABC) View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.054-2017 Supplemental Plan Check Corrections Sheet for Flood Hazard Specific Plan View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.055-2017 Supplemental Plan Check Corrections Sheet for Methane Seepage Regulations View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.058-2017 Counter Plan 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.102-2017 Supplemental Plan Corrections Sheet for 2016 Building Energy Efficiency Standards View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.103-2017 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Security Requirement View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.104-2017 Supplemental Plan Check Correction Sheet for Structural Design - General View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.105-2017 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Sound Transmission 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.108-2017 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Swimming Pools 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.110-2017 Demolition Counter Plan Correction Sheet View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.111-2017 Supplemental Plan Check Corrections Sheet for Bicycle Parking Ordinance View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.113-2017 Office of Statewide Health & Planning Dept Requirements (OSHPD 3) Supplemental Plan Check Correction Sheet View