Various types of applications require a set of documentation in order to process. The initial required documents are listed below for your convenience. Please review and gather the necessary documents since you will be asked to submit them as part of the application process. Please note, additional documentation may be needed throughout the review process which you will be notified by the City.

It is very important to ensure you follow the Document Submission Standards. Failure to do so will result in potential delays in your review process.

Files must be in PDF format maximum 40MB limit per file uploaded. Here are few helpful hints to reducing the size of your files:

  • Flatten your drawings
  • Use Print to PDF function
  • minimize inserting scanned documents/photos in the plans
  • Use third party pdf sofwares to reduce file size
  • Remove unnecessary/aesthetic artwork which

Please follow the FILE NAMING CONVENSION to make sure reviewers can quickly identify the plans submitted.

To APPLY for any of the following application, use the City’s online application system “CONNECT LCF“. (Registeration Required)

Below is a list of required initial documents based on the type of application you are requesting:

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Building & Safety Permits

(818) 790-8651

Building & Safety Hours: Monday – Thursday 7:30am – 11am & Friday 8:00am – 11am

BUILDING RESIDENTIAL INITIAL REQUIRED SUBMITTALS
Addition/Alteration/Repair Architectural Plan

Title 24

Structural Plan

Structural Calculations

Best Management Practices

Alteration/Repair Site Plan

Floor Plan

Best Management Practices

Bathroom Remodel Checklist

Deck Site Plan
Fence

(Soil level must be the same on both sides of the fence)

Site Plan

Elevations Plan (With post spacing and footing details)

New Architectural Plan

Title 24

Structural Plan

Structural Calculations

Best Management Practices

Retaining Wall Site Plan

Elevations Plan

Best Management Practices

Roof Roof Checklist (Coming Soon)
BUILDING NON-RESIDENTIAL INITIAL REQUIRED SUBMITTALS
Addition Architectural Plan

Structural Plan

Structural Calculations

Best Management Practices

Alteration/Repair Site Plan

Best Management Practices

Accessible Upgrade Details

Wall Details

Deck Site Plan
Fence

(Soil level must be the same on both sides of the fence)

Site Plan

Elevations Plan

Best Management Practices

New Architectural Plan

Structural Plan

Structural Calculations

Best Management Practices

Retaining Wall Site Plan

Elevations Plan

Best Management Practices

Roof Roof Checklist (Coming Soon)
Sign
Tenant Improvement Site Plan

Best Management Practices

Accessible Upgrade Details

Wall Details

CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY INITIAL REQUIRED SUBMITTALS
Certificate of Occupancy
Temporary Certificate of Occupancy
DEMOLITION INITIAL REQUIRED SUBMITTALS
Demolition (Residential) Site Plan

Best Management Practices

All Demolition permits will need clearance from:

South Coast Air Quality Management District

Demolition (Non-Residential) Site Plan

Best Management Practices

All Demolition permits will need clearance from:

South Coast Air Quality Management District

POOL INITIAL REQUIRED SUBMITTALS
Pool (Residential) Site Plan

Best Management Practices

Setbacks Plan

Engineering Plan

Drowning Prevention Safety Feature Measure

Owner Acknowledgment Statement

Pool (Non-Residential) Site Plan

Best Management Practices

Setbacks Plan

Engineering Plan

Drowning Prevention Safety Feature Measure

Owner Acknowledgment Statement

GRADING INITIAL REQUIRED SUBMITTALS
Grading (Residential) Site Plan

Elevations Plan

Best Management Practices

Grading (Non-Residential) Site Plan

Elevations Plan

Best Management Practices

SEWAGE INITIAL REQUIRED SUBMITTALS
Sewage
SOLAR INITIAL REQUIRED SUBMITTALS
Solar (Residential)
Solar (Non-Residential)

Planning Division

(818) 790-8881

DIRECTORS REVIEW APPLICATION TYPE INITIAL REQUIRED SUBMITTALS
Miscellaneous Owner Affidavit

Title Report

Site Plan

Elevations Plan

Floor Plan

Miscellaneous Marijuana Owner Affidavit

Site Plan

Floor Plan

DVSP Director’s Review Owner Affidavit

Site Plan

Floor Plan

Fence Review Owner Affidavit

Site Plan

Elevations Plan

Surveys (when within 5 foot set back of the property line)

PRELIMINARY REVIEW APPLICATION TYPE INITIAL REQUIRED SUBMITTALS
Preliminary Review Site Plan

Elevations Plan

Floor Plan

Floor Area Calculation Sheet

REZONE APPLICATION TYPE INITIAL REQUIRED SUBMITTALS
General Plan Amendment Owner Affidavit
USE APPLICATION TYPE INITIAL REQUIRED SUBMITTALS
Animal Keeping Owner Affidavit

Site Plan

Conditional Use Permit Owner Affidavit

Title Report

Site Plan

Elevations Plan

Floor Plan

Floor Area Calculation Sheet

Color & Materials

Minor Conditional Use Permit Owner Affidavit

Site Plan

Elevations Plan

Floor Plan

Temporary Use Major Owner Affidavit

Site Plan

Temporary Use Minor Owner Affidavit

Site Plan

Zone Change Owner Affidavit

Statement of Water Availability

Zone Clearance Owner Affidavit

Site Plan

Elevations Plan

Public Works Department

(818) 790-8882

Public Works Department Hours: Monday – Thursday 7:00am – 5pm & Friday 8:00am – 5pm

ENCROACHMENT APPLICATION TYPE INITIAL REQUIRED SUBMITTALS
Right of Way Construction/Encroachment Permit (General/Utility)

Scaled Plot-Site Plan/Drawing

Proof of Liability Insurance

Letter of Authorization from Owner

Traffic Control Plan (where required)

Driveway Encroachment Permit

Scaled Plot-Site Plan/Drawing

Proof of Liability Insurance

Letter of Authorization from Owner

Traffic Control Plan (where required)

Trash Bin Permit

Owner Acknowledgment

  • (Letter from the property owner acknowledging a
    trash bin would be placed in front of their property.)