Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning

Applications & Forms

Welcome to DRP’s applications and forms page. Please contact us to determine what application you need and the necessary fees.

How-to apply online

Effective July 1, 2017, the Financial Responsibility Form (FRF) must be submitted with an initial deposit payment. When there is a change in ownership or financial responsibility, the Change of Financial Responsibility Form (CFRF) must be submitted to the Department. The FRF or CFRF must be notarized if sent by mail, electronic mail or someone who is not the FRP or CFRP.

Click alphabetical list for all applications & forms.

New Title 22

Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)

Adult Business Permit

  • Zoning Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • Zoning Permit Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • Ownership and Consent Affidavit (PDF or Word)
  • Parking Matrix Form (PDF or Word)
  • Review of Termination Schedule Findings (PDF)

Alcoholic Beverage Sales Conditional Use Permit (ABC CUP)

  • Zoning Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • Zoning Permit Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • Alcoholic Beverage Sales Findings (PDF or Word)
  • Alcohol Shelf Plan Guidelines/Sample (PDF)
  • CUP Findings (PDF or Word)
  • Ownership and Consent Affidavit (PDF or Word)
  • Parking Matrix Form (PDF or Word)

Altadena CSD Bed and Breakfast Permit

  • Zoning Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • Altadena CSD Bed and Breakfast CUP Findings (PDF or Word)

Altadena CSD Fence, Wall & Hedge Registration

  • Site Plan Grid (PDF or Word)
  • Site Plan Sample (PDF)
  • Registration Form (PDF or Word)
  • Fence, Wall, and Hedge Compliance Fact Sheet (PDF)
  • Fence, Wall, and Hedge Compliance FAQs (PDF)

Altadena CSD Modification

  • Zoning Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • Altadena CSD Modification Findings (PDF or Word)

Animal Permit

  • Animal Permit Information (PDF or Word)
  • Animal Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • Animal Permit Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • Animal Permit Findings (PDF or Word)

Appeal to Regional Planning Commission

Aviation Permit

  • How to File an Aviation Application (PDF)
  • Aviation Application Form (PDF or Word)
  • Airport Land Use Commission (ALUC) Consistency Matrix (PDF or Word)
  • Airport Planning Government Agency Roles (PDF)
  • Airport Land Use Plans
  • ALUC Review and Procedures (PDF)

Business License

  • Business License Referral (PDF or Word)

Cemetery Permit

  • Zoning Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • Zoning Permit Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • Cemetery Permit Findings (PDF or Word)
  • Ownership and Consent Affidavit (PDF or Word)
  • Environmental Assessment Information Form (PDF or Word)

Cerritos Island Community Standard District Modification (CSD Modification)

  • Cerritos Island CSD Modification Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • Zoning Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • Cerritos Island CSD Modification Findings (PDF or Word)

Certificate of Compliance

  • Certificate of Compliance Information (English) (PDF)
  • Certificate of Compliance Information (Spanish) (PDF)
  • Certificate of Compliance Application (PDF or Word)
  • Certificate of Compliance Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • Certificate of Compliance Legal Description (PDF or Word)

Certificate of Exception

  • Certificate of Exception Application (PDF or Word)

Coastal Development Permit

Conditional Use Permit (CUP)

  • Application Process Flowchart (PDF or Word)
  • Zoning Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • Zoning Permit Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • Guidelines for Writing Your Conditional Use Permit Findings (PDF or Word)
  • CUP Findings (PDF or Word)
  • CUP Modification Findings (PDF or Word)
  • Ownership and Consent Affidavit (PDF or Word)
  • Environmental Assessment Information Form (PDF or Word)
  • Parking Matrix Form (PDF or Word)
  • Wireless Telecommunications Facility Additional Application Materials and Guidelines (PDF)

DMV Referral

  • DMV Referral Application (PDF or Word)

East Pasadena-San Gabriel Community Standard District Modification (CSD Modification)

  • East Pasadena-San Gabriel CSD Modification Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • Zoning Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • East Pasadena-San Gabriel CSD Modification Findings (PDF or Word)

Environmental Review Board (ERB)

Farmworker Housing

  • Farmworker Housing Ordinance Summary (PDF)
  • Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)
  • Farmworker Housing Verification Form (PDF)

General Plan Amendment

  • Zoning Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • Zoning Permit Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • Plan Amendment Findings (PDF or Word)
  • Guidelines for Writing Your General Plan Amendment Burden of Proof (PDF or Word)
  • Ownership and Consent Affidavit (PDF or Word)
  • Environmental Assessment Information Form (PDF or Word)
  • Parking Matrix Form (PDF or Word)
  • Financial Responsibility Form (PDF)
  • Change of Financial Responsibility Form (PDF)

Hillside Management Areas Conditional Use Permit (HMA CUP)

  • Zoning Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • Zoning Permit Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • Hillside Management Findings (PDF or Word)
  • CUP Findings (PDF or Word)
  • Sensitive Hillside Design Measures Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • Ownership and Consent Affidavit (PDF or Word)
  • Environmental Assessment Information Form (PDF or Word)

Historic Preservation

Housing Permit for Affordable and Senior Housing

La Crescenta-Montrose Community Standard District Modification (CSD Modification)

  • La Crescenta-Montrose CSD Modification Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • Zoning Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • La Cresecenta-Montrose CSD Modification Findings (PDF or Word)

Land Division

  • Land Division Application (PDF or Word)
  • Land Division Application Checklist (English) (PDF or Word)
  • Land Division Application Checklist (Spanish) (PDF or Word)
  • Environmental Assessment Information Form (PDF or Word)
  • Ownership and Consent Affidavit (PDF or Word)
  • Financial Responsibility Form (PDF)
  • Change of Financial Responsibility Form (PDF)
  • Bond Release Inspection Checklist (PDF)
  • Final Map Submittal Checklist (PDF)
  • Affidavit of Easements of Record (PDF or Word)
  • Disclosure Affidavit (PDF or Word)
  • Existing Tenant Notice (Condo-Conversion Project) (PDF or Word)
  • Prospective Tenant Notice (Condo-Conversion Project) (PDF or Word)
  • Parking Matrix Form (PDF or Word)
  • Slope Density Exhibit Guidelines (PDF)
  • Cover Letter for Revisions Guidelines (PDF)
  • Flag Lot Supplemental Information (PDF)

Large Family Child Care Home-Notice of Intent to Operate

  • Notice of Intent to Operate a Large Family Child Care Home (PDF)

Lot Line Adjustment

  • Lot Line Adjustment Application and Checklist (PDF or Word)

Mills Act Program Historical Property Contract

Applications for 2017 will be accepted from January 2, 2017 through July 27, 2017. Please consult with planning staff before filing an application.

Minor Conditional Use Permit

  • Zoning Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • Minor Conditional Use Permit Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • Guidelines for Writing Your Conditional Use Findings (PDF or Word)
  • Minor CUP Findings (PDF or Word)
  • Environmental Assessment Information Form (PDF or Word)
  • Minor Conditional Use Permit for Non-Conforming Apartments Disclaimer (PDF or Word)

Minor Conditional Use Permit for Non-Conforming Apartments

  • Zoning Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • Guidelines for Writing Your Conditional Use Permit Findings (PDF or Word)
  • Minor CUP Findings (PDF or Word)
  • Minor Conditional Use Permit for Non-Conforming Apartments Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • Minor Conditional Use Permit for Non-Conforming Apartments Disclaimer (PDF or Word)

Minor Parking Deviation

  • Minor Parking Deviation Flyer (PDF or Word)
  • Zoning Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • Minor Parking Deviation Checklist (English and Spanish) (PDF or Word)
  • Minor Parking Deviation Findings (PDF or Word)

Mixed Use Developments & Joint Live and Work Units

  • Mixed Use Developments & Joint Live and Work Units Ordinance Summary (PDF)

Non-Conforming Review (NCR)

  • Zoning Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • Zoning Permit Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • NCR Findings (PDF or Word)
  • Ownership and Consent Affidavit (PDF or Word)
  • Environmental Assessment Information Form (PDF or Word)
  • Parking Matrix Form (PDF or Word)

Oak Tree Permit

  • Oak Tree Permit Checklist (English) (PDF or Word)
  • Oak Tree Permit Checklist (Spanish) (PDF or Word)
  • Zoning Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • Oak Tree Permit Findings (PDF or Word)
  • Ownership and Consent Affidavit (PDF or Word)
  • Oak Tree Care and Maintenance (PDF)
  • Oak Tree Diagram (PDF)
  • Environmental Assessment Information Form (PDF or Word)

One-Stop Counseling

Parking Permit

  • Zoning Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • Zoning Permit Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • Parking Permit Findings (PDF or Word)
  • Ownership and Consent Affidavit (PDF or Word)
  • Environmental Assessment Information Form (PDF or Word)
  • Parking Matrix Form (PDF or Word)

Reasonable Accommodation Request

  • Reasonable Accommodation Application and Verification of Disability Form (PDF or Word)

Rebuild Letter

  • Rebuild Letter Application (PDF or Word)

Renewable Energy (Solar/Wind)

Revised Exhibit “A”

Rowland Heights Sign Programs for Commercial Centers

  • Information for Sign Programs for Commercial Centers in Rowland Heights (PDF)

Santa Monica Mountains Local Coastal Program (LCP)

  • Zoning Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • Zoning Permit Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • Environmental Assessment Information Form (PDF or Word)
  • Local Implementation Program (LIP) Exemption Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • Santa Monica Mountains Local Coastal Program One-Stop Counseling Application (PDF or Word)
  • SMM LCP Coastal Development Permit Supplemental Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • Emergency Coastal Development Permit Checklist (PDF)
  • LCP Amendment Findings (PDF or Word)
  • LCP Biological Resources Findings (PDF or Word)
  • LCP CDP Findings (PDF or Word)
  • LCP Oak Tree Findings (PDF or Word)
  • LCP Parking Permit Findings (PDF or Word)
  • LCP Variance Findings (PDF or Word)

Shared Water Wells

  • Shared Water Wells Checklist (English) (PDF or Word)
  • Shared Water Wells Checklist (Spanish) (PDF or Word)
  • Shared Water Wells Findings (PDF or Word)

Significant Ecological Area Conditional Use Permit (SEA CUP)

  • Zoning Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • Zoning Permit Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • SEA Findings (PDF or Word)
  • CUP Findings (PDF or Word)
  • Biological Constraints Analysis Report (Link)
  • Ownership and Consent Affidavit (PDF or Word)
  • Environmental Assessment Information Form (PDF or Word)
  • Parking Matrix Form (PDF or Word)

Site Plan Review

Site Plan Review Amendment

Small-Cell Communications Facilities (SCF)

  • Land Use Application (PDF)
  • Land Use Application Checklist - Small-Cell Communications Facilities (PDF)
  • Small Cell Wireless Communications Facilities Design Standards - Self-Assessment Checklist (PDF)

Special Events Permit (SEP) formerly Temporary Use Permit (TUP)

  • Special Events Application (PDF or Word)
  • Special Events Checklist (English) (PDF or Word)
  • Special Events Checklist (Spanish) (PDF or Word)
  • Special Events Permit Findings (PDF or Word)

Substantial Conformance Review

  • Zoning Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • Zoning Permit Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • Ownership and Consent Affidavit (PDF or Word)
  • Environmental Assessment Information Form (PDF or Word)
  • Parking Matrix Form (PDF or Word)
  • East Los Angeles 3rd Street Form-Based Code and Specific Plan Findings (PDF or Word)

Surface Mining Permit

  • Surface Mining Permit Application, Checklist, and Findings (PDF or Word)
  • Ownership and Consent Affidavit (PDF or Word)
  • Financial Responsibility Form (PDF)
  • Change of Financial Responsibility Form (PDF)

Urban Agriculture Incentive Zone Program (UAIZ)

  • UAIZ Program Contract Application (PDF)
  • UAIZ Program Eligibility Criteria (PDF)

Variance

  • Zoning Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • Zoning Permit Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • Variance Findings (PDF or Word)
  • Ownership and Consent Affidavit (PDF or Word)
  • Environmental Assessment Information Form (PDF or Word)
  • Parking Matrix Form (PDF or Word)

Wind Energy Conversion System-Noncommercial (WECS)

Winery

  • Winery Supplemental Information Checklist (PDF or Word)

Yard Modification

Yard Sale Registration

Zone Change

  • Ownership and Consent Affidavit (PDF or Word)
  • Environmental Assessment Information Form (PDF or Word)
  • Zoning Permit Application (PDF or Word)
  • Zoning Permit Checklist (PDF or Word)
  • Zone Change Findings (PDF or Word)

Zoning Conformance Review

Zoning Verification Letter

  • Zoning Verification Letter Application (PDF or Word)

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