Who’s Covered

  • All privately owned buildings that are 20,000 square feet or more and located in the City of Los Angeles must benchmark and report annually, with the current phase of reporting applicable to buildings 50,000 square feet or more - view current reporting deadline here 
  • Buildings owned by the City of Los Angeles that are 7,500 square feet or more 
  • Residential, commercial, and industrial buildings (including structured parking and condominiums)

Exempted Buildings

  • Single-family homes, duplexes, residential hotels, sound stages, and other TV and film production facilities
  • Hospitals Regulated by OSHPD
  • Owned by the State or Federal Government 
  • 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