City of Los Angeles

Permitting Process Guide

By | 2018-02-07T23:38:34+00:00 February 7th, 2018|City of Los Angeles|

To achieve compliance with the Mandatory Retrofit Ordinance 183893 and 184081, Soft-Story property owners are required to hire or contract a State of California licensed engineer, like American Retrofitters, who will prepare technical documents such as structural analysis and structural plans to show compliance with the retrofit ordinance. These technical documents will need to

Los Angeles Ordinance No. 184081

By | 2018-02-07T23:27:43+00:00 February 7th, 2018|City of Los Angeles|

ORDINANCE NO. 184081 An ordinance amending Subsections 91.9305.2, 91.9309.2 and 91.9309.3 of Article I of Chapter IX of the Los Angeles Municipal Code to adjust time limits to comply with mandatory seismic retrofitting of existing wood-frame buildings with soft, weak or open-front walls; and clarify engineering analysis terms and specifications. THE PEOPLE OF THE

Los Angeles Ordinance No. 183893

By | 2018-02-07T23:28:38+00:00 February 7th, 2018|City of Los Angeles|

ORDINANCE NO. 183893 An ordinance amending Divisions 93 and 95 of Article I of Chapter IX of the Los Angeles Municipal Code to establish mandatory standards for earthquake hazard reduction in existing wood-frame buildings with soft, weak, or open-front walls and existing non-ductile concrete buildings, and amending Sections 152.02, 152.04, 152.05 and 152.08 of