Wood Roof Removal

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Removal of Wood Roofs & Restrictions on Wood Siding

The City Council extended the deadline for compliance with the wood roof ordinance. The deadline has been extended two years for roofs with exposed wood shakes or shingles and eight years for wood shakes that have been re-roofed with asphalt or composition shingles.


Exposed wood shakes or wood shingles August 14, 2014

Wood shakes or wood shingles covered with composition shingles August 14, 2020

The original ordinance, No. 3296, required that all exposed wood shake or shingle roofs in the Fire Hazard Severity Zone, formerly known as the Mountain Fire Zone, be removed by August 14, 2005, and that all wood shake or shingle roofs citywide, even those covered by layers of composition shingles, were to be removed by August 14, 2012.

Wood Roof Removal Handout

Fire Hazard Severity Zone Map
Fire Hazard Severity Zone North Map
Fire Hazard Severity Zone South Map

List of Roof Contractors Who Have Pulled Permits in Burbank

Burbank Municipal Code Requirements in Title 9

 Financial Assistance 

Burbank City Federal Credit Union offers a low-rate Home Improvement Loan. As of May, 2017, the terms included:

• Loan amounts from $5,000 to $40,000.
• Minimum credit score (FICO) is 600.
• Term varies from 60 months to 96 months. 
• Rates between 2.50% APR* and 3.75% APR*. Interest rate based on repayment term.
• Property must be primary residence. (Burbank only)
• No appraisal required.
• One-unit, single family only.
• Homeowners insurance required.
• Proof of income required.
*APR = Annual Percentage Rate. Rates subject to change without prior notice. Certain restrictions apply. Conditions are subject to change.

For information concerning the latest Credit Union loan information, please contact:
Burbank City Federal Credit Union
1800 W. Magnolia Blvd, Burbank 91506
Jaklin Aghakian (NMLS #785641), Ext. 320




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