Year-to-Date Statistical Comparison

First Quarter 2021-22 vs. 2022-23


FY 2021-22 Q1

FY 2022-23 Q1

% Change

Full Year Straight-Line Projection

(FY 22-23)

Building Permit Valuation

$1.8 B

$2.1 B


$8.4 B

Number of Permits





Number of Plan Checks





Inspections Performed





Affordable/Supportive Housing Projects

Permitted between July 1, 2022 - September 30, 2022


Construction Valuation

Affordable/Supportive Housing Units*

1351 E. 41st St.


New Construction - Proposed three-story, 63-unit apartment building

4020 S. Compton Ave.


New Construction - Proposed three-story, 63-unit apartment building

6100 S. Main St.


New Construction - Proposed four-story, 87-unit apartment building

2759 W. Francis Ave.


New Construction - Proposed five-story, 64-unit apartment building

2424 E. Michigan Ave.


New Construction - Proposed three-story, 17-unit apartment building

L.A.'s Top 5 Construction Projects

Based on Construction Valuation

Permitted between July 1, 2022 and September 30, 2022

Project Address

Construction Valuation

Project Description

230 W. Olympic Blvd.

4827 N. Sepulveda Blvd.

21010 W. Erwin St.

1340 S. Hill St.

6815 N. Canoga Ave.

$279.8 million

$104.6 million

$85.4 million

$34.8 million

$33.9 million

New Construction - Proposed 54-story, mixed-use apartment building with 685 units

New Construction - Proposed 7-story, mixed-use apartment building with 325 units 

New Construction - Proposed 7-story, mixed-use apartment building with 367 units

New Construction - Proposed 7-story, mixed-use apartment building with 235 units

New Construction - Proposed 6-story, mixed-use apartment building with 154 units 


LADBS Development Services Centers

Following the successful opening of the Metro and Van Nuys Development Service Centers, the San Pedro service center is now open! All in-person visits to any of the LADBS' service counters require an appointment.

Scheduling appointments is quick and easy!

*BuildLA Appointments can be made with the new **Angeleno Account, which provides secure and easy access to city services. To make an appointment with BuildLA, first register for an Angeleno Account to log in. For additional assistance with making an appointment with LADBS, call 311.

Customers visiting the LADBS service counters are highly encouraged to wear face coverings. Proof of vaccination is required. Anti-bacterial gel is available throughout the premises.

*The City’s BuildLA portal is a one-stop platform for Development Services, including the scheduling appointment system - using the Angeleno Account. **The Angeleno Account is a universal account that enables users to access online services for various City of LA departments. Users only need to create an Angeleno account once to use online services anytime, including setting up in-person appointments. 





201 and 221 N. Figueroa St

Los Angeles, CA 90012

By Appointment Only

6262 Van Nuys Blvd.,

Van Nuys, CA 91401

By Appointment Only

638 S. Beacon St., Room 276

San Pedro, CA 90731

By Appointment Only 

LADBS Tech Updates

The Department of Building and Safety continues to make improvements to its services and programs. To better assist our customers, the department has updated the following:

  • ePERMIT - the portal has been integrated with use of the Angeleno Account. 
  • ePLANLA - the system can now accept applications for Site Grading, making the electronic plan check process more efficient and reliable with faster processing. 
  • A Viewing Station - was configured to allow the public to view electronic plans. It is located on the 1st floor at LADBS Metro Office, in the Records Section, Suite 110.


National Preparedness Month & Great ShakeOut 2022

In recognition of National Preparedness Month & Great ShakeOut 2022, the LADBS Training and Emergency Management Division held a simulated emergency response field exercise. LADBS practiced and reviewed its emergency response procedures to a man-made or natural disaster. The technical exercise included testing the ability to issue permits from the field.

This year's training was designed to simulate a major earthquake in the greater metro area and was held at the LA Zoo parking lot.


LADBS has a number of contracting needs for various professional services. The following is a list of upcoming solicitations LADBS plans to release on RAMP, sorted chronologically. *Please contact for more information.


Estimated Release Dates

Interactive Voice Response (IVR) Services: Request for Proposals to support the LADBS IVR system. The system is used by LADBS customers to interact with the Department’s inspection systems to schedule inspections, receive notifications/reminders, and cancel inspections via telephone.

Q4 2022

Data Center Preventative Maintenance Services: Request for Proposals to provide preventative maintenance, emergency, and break-fix support services for the LADBS Data Center at Figueroa Plaza.

Q4 2022

Occupational Health and Safety Training Services: Request for Proposals to provide professional occupational health and safety training courses and related services.

Q1 2023

Building Decarbonization Support Services: Request for Proposals to provide research, analysis, data collection, and reporting services to develop a zero-carbon building regulatory framework and recommendations. 

Q4 2023

Doing business with the City of Los Angeles. To find opportunities to work with the City of Los Angeles, register your company on the Regional Alliance Marketplace For Procurement (RAMP) website at During or after registration, select any/all North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes that apply to your business. Once registered, RAMP automatically emails notifications when bid opportunities are posted that match your chosen NAICS codes. 


LADBS is Hiring!

We are seeking to hire the best and brightest Structural Engineers. Structural Engineers supervise an engineering group in structural plan checks, oversee the review of structural plans, designs and specifications.  

Click for more information and how to apply


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Commitment to Our Customers

Your project is important, so we strive to provide you with superb service and your feedback is important to maintaining this level of service. If you want to recognize a staff member, file a complaint, comment on the service you received, request additional assistance, or a second opinion on any plan check or inspection issues regarding your project, please provide feedback at LADBS website at or call (213) 482-6755. LADBS Customer Service Code of Conduct is posted at: Customer Service - Code of Conduct.

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