Who’s Covered

  • All privately owned buildings that are 20,000 square feet or more and located in the City of Los Angeles, with the first phase of reporting applicable to buildings 100,000 square feet or more - view compliance schedule here
  • Buildings owned by the City of Los Angeles that are 7,500 square feet or more 
  • Residential, commercial, and industrial buildings

Exempted Buildings

  • Single-family homes, duplexes, residential hotels, sound stages, and other TV and film production facilities
  • Vacant for entire year, with no Certificate of Occupancy
  • Vacant for entire year due to renovation 
  • Demolition permit issued
  • No energy or water service for entire year

The LA Department of Building and Safety handles questions related to possible exemptions.  If you do not have LADBS’ contact information from your Notification Letter, please submit an inquiry here and we will connect you with LADBS directly.