Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Question:
What is the maximum slope allowed for a driveway. What is the minimum width allowed? What is the minimum radius allowed for the driveway approach? The lot is on a hillside.

ANSWER:
Thank you for contacting the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works. While this Department provides many valuable services to our constituents, the details of driveway design are governed by the Department of Regional Planning, and possibly also by the Fire Department. We have provided for your convenience the web sites for both the Department of Regional Planning and the Fire Department to assist in your inquiry. Thank you.

Links:
  L.A. County Regional Planning

  L.A. County Fire Department
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