Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning

Zoning Ordinance Summary - Combining Zones

This is a SUMMARY ONLY of the Los Angeles County Zoning Ordinance (unincorporated area). The information herein is NOT ALL-INCLUSIVE.

One other thing to also keep in mind -- USES MUST BE CONSISTENT WITH THE GENERAL PLAN, LOCAL PLANS, AND/OR COMMUNITY STANDARDS DISTRICTS. THESE MAY LIMIT THE TYPE AND INTENSITY OF USE.

For more complete information, see Title 22 (Planning and Zoning) of the Los Angeles County Code, or stop by the office of the Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning, Room 1360 Hall of Records, 320 W. Temple St., Los Angeles, CA 90012. Phone: (213) 974-6411.


Zone ( ) - BE: Billboard Exclusion

Permitted Uses:

  • Uses permitted in the basic zone, excluding outdoor advertising (22.40.110)

Minimum Required Area:

  • Per basic zone

Maximum Height Limit:

  • Per basic zone

Minimum Required Parking:

  • See applicable use--Part 11, Chapter 22.52

Building Setback:

  • Per basic zone

Maximum Lot Coverage:

  • Per basic zone

Zone ( ) - CRS: Commercial- Residential

Permitted Uses:

  • Uses permitted in basic zone (22.40.550)
  • With Director's approval, any residential use, separate or in combination with a permitted commercial use. (22.40.570)

Minimum Required Area:

  • Per basic zone

Maximum Height Limit:

  • Per basic zone, except as otherwise provided in community standards district

Minimum Required Parking:

  • See applicable use--Part 11, Chapter 22.52

Building Setback:

  • Per basic zone

Maximum Lot Coverage:

  • Per basic zone

Zone ( ) - DP: Development Program

Permitted Uses:

  • A specific development proposal in basic zone. CUP required & must be consistent with development proposal at time of rezoning (22.40.040)

Minimum Required Area:

  • Per basic zone and CUP

Maximum Height Limit:

  • Per basic zone and CUP

Minimum Required Parking:

  • See applicable use--Part 11, Chapter 22.52 and CUP

Building Setback:

  • Per basic zone and CUP

Maximum Lot Coverage:

  • Per basic zone and CUP

Zone ( ) - P: Parking

Permitted Uses:

  • Uses permitted in the basic zone and supplemental off-street parking (22.40.130)

Minimum Required Area:

  • Per basic zone

Maximum Height Limit:

  • Per basic zone

Minimum Required Parking:

  • See applicable use--Part 11, Chapter 22.52

Building Setback:

  • Per basic zone

Maximum Lot Coverage:

  • Per basic zone

Zone ( ) - PO: Unlimited Residence-Professional Office

Permitted Uses:

  • Any use permitted in the basic zone (22.40.620)
  • Any use permitted in the basic zone and/or any professional office use provided a CUP has been approved (22.40.650)

Minimum Required Area:

  • Per basic zone

Maximum Height Limit:

  • Per basic zone

Minimum Required Parking:

  • See applicable use--Part 11, Chapter 22.52 and CUP, if any

Building Setback:

  • Per basic zone

Maximum Lot Coverage:

  • Per basic zone

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