Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Question:
A few weeks ago, I was able to find a listing online of the requirements for a building permit such as what size building does and doesn't require a building permit. During the last few days, I have been unable to refind this info. If this info is still available online, please provide the link info.

ANSWER:
Thank you for contacting the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works. Our Building and Safety Division has recently posted a large number of documents on the Internet. You may find this information by visiting www.ladpw.org and searching our 'Forms' in the top right portion of the screen. By typing 'minimum' in the search field, you will find the minimum plan submittal requirements for obtaining a building permit. A large quantity of other information is available by searching these documents using a keyword search. If you are not able to find specific information, please contact your local Building and Safety District Field Office shown at the link provided below. Thank you.

Links:
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