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Forms & Applications

ID   Title  
PC/GRAD/App22-2018 Application for Review of Import-Export Routes View
PC/GRAD/GGI16-2009 Grading Plan Check and Permit Fees View

Information Bulletins

ID   Title  
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 2020-068 Rules and Regulations for Hillside Exploratory Work Rules 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 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 2023-027 Onsite Wastewater Treatment System (OWTS) (Residential) View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.039-2023 Supplemental Plan Check Correction Sheet for Hillside Construction on Slopes Greater than 33 Percent (2023 LABC) View
PC\GRADCorr.Lst.011-2021 Grading/Retaining Wall/Shoring Plan check Correction Sheets View
LADBS Grading Division Memo (Rev. 4-19-2024) View
IB/P/BC 2023-005 Attached Carport View
PC/GRAD/App22-2018 Application for Review of Import-Export Routes View
PC/GRAD/ Haul Route Clearance Procedure View
PC/GRAD/App021-2017 Application for GPI Waiver View
PC/GRAD/Corr.Lst.11-2020 Grading/Retaining Wall/Shoring Plan Check Correction Sheets View
IB/P/BC 2017-009 Detached Carport View
IB/P/BC 2020-139 Guidelines for Determining Remedial Grading Exempted from the Baseline Hillside Ordinance View
IB/P/BC 2017-141 Guidelines for Determining Live Loads Surcharge from Sidewalk Pedestrian Traffic and Street Traffic View
PC/GRAD/GGI020-2015 Sump Pump Instructions - New ADA View
PC/GRAD/Mod020-2017 Sump Pump for Site Drainage View
PC/GRAD/Mod019-2017 Stockpiling of Dirt View
GGI1-2015 Grading Bond Instructions and Execution Guides 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 2014-133 Minimum Info to be Shown on Grading Plans View
PC/GRAD/Aff09-2015 Maintenance Affidavit for Sump Pump with Natural Gas Back-up Generator View
Haul Route Instructions for NavigateLA View
IB/P/BC 2020-083 Retaining Wall Design View
IB/P/BC 2020-004 Wood Frame Prescriptive Provisions One Story Residential Construction Only View
PC/GRAD/Aff7-2016 Areas Subject to Surface Fault Rupture - Severe Ground Shaking View
Import-Export Route (Haul Route) Requests Status Table View
Ord. No. Methane Code View
PC/GRAD/Aff4-2016 Uncertified Fill Underground Structures View
PC/GRAD/Aff09-2016 Maintenance of Sump Pump View
PC/GRAD/Aff8-2016 Maintenance of ___________ View
PC/GRAD/Aff6-2016 Drainage Easement View
PC/GRAD/Aff5-2016 Alternate Method of Grading View
PC/STR/Aff21-2014 Erection and Maintenance of Building in Areas Subject to Inundation or Physical Hazards Geological Nature View
PC/STR/Aff17-2016 Covenant and Agreement Regarding Drainage Easement View
PC/GRAD/Aff03-2016 Maintenance of Drainage Devices Structures View
PC/GRAD/Aff04-2008 Maintenance of Uncertified Fill Underground Structures (for 2011 Codes) View
PC/GRAD/Aff09-2009 Maintenance of Sump Pump (for 2011 Codes) View
PC/GRAD/Aff07-2009 Maintenance of Buildings in Areas Subject to Surface Fault Rupture and or Severe Ground Shaking (for 2011 Codes) View
PC/GRAD/Aff05-2009 Notification of Alternate Method of Grading or Construction (for 2011 Codes) View
PC/GRAD/Aff08-2009 Maintenance of ________________ (for 2011 Codes) View
PC/STR/Aff17-2009 Covenant and Agreement Regarding Drainage Easement (for 2011 Codes) 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 2017-113 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 2023-006 Attached Patio Cover View
IB/P/BC 2020-014 Design and Construction of Swimming Pools View
IB/P/BC 2020-121 Controlled Low Strength Material (CLSM) View
IB/P/BC 2017-103 Use of Sump Pumps for Surface and Subsurface Drainage 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 2017-027 Onsite Wastewater Treatment System (OWTS) (Residential) View
PC/GRAD/GGI16-2017 Fee Schedule for Grading Report Reviews View
PC/GRAD/GGI16-2009 Grading Plan Check and Permit Fees View
GGI6-2016 Grading Permit Surety Bond View
GGI/05-2019 Grading Permit Cash Bond View
PC/GRAD/Corr.Lst.11-2020 Plan Check Correction List (for 2011 Codes) View
PC/STR/Corr.Lst.101-2010 Supplemental Correction Sheet for Stormwater SUSMP & SSMP (for 2011 Codes) View

Requests for Modifications

ID   Title  
PC/GRAD/GGI020-2015 Sump Pump Instructions - New ADA View
PC/GRAD/Mod020-2017 Sump Pump for Site Drainage View
PC/GRAD/Mod019-2017 Stockpiling of Dirt View