Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Question:
What are the rear and side required setbacks as well as required rear yard open area and any relevant building plans requirements for room addition?

ANSWER:
The Department of Regional Planning governs setback requirements for unincorporated Los Angeles County areas. They may be contacted via the web link below. For a room addition, you may view the minimum requirements by visiting the 'Minimum Requirements' link below and typing "Residential Minimum Requirements" in the search field. A .PDF file will open showing all of the requirements for construction in the Los Angeles County area.

Links:
  Minimum Requirements

  County of L.A. Department of Regional Planning
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