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Homeowners! The City of Burbank was added to the list of cities eligible for the Earthquake Brace + Bolt retrofit program. Residents in all zip codes in Burbank were eligible to apply for up $3,000 in retrofit credit toward bolting and bracing of their residence. The State's application period for the grant closed  November 13, 2018. Applicants are currently being notified by the State regarding the status of their applications. Once approved by the State, applicants may apply to the Building & Safety Division for a building permit. In order to qualify for the grant, a permit must be obtained first prior to commencement of any work. Visit EarthquakeBraceBolt.com for complete details.

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Standard Plan Set A

LA City Standard Plan Set #1

 

Permit Fees

Approved EB+B projects that use one of the standard plan sets qualify for the standardized fee as listed below. Additional fees may apply if additional plan check review is required or if the work requires special engineering.

  • Plan Check and Building Permit  $311
    Plus these other permit fees:
         State Strong Motion Fee, (Residential $0.13 per $1,000 of valuation or portion thereof)
         Technical Training Fee (2% of permit fee)
         General Plan Maintenance Fee (10% of permit fee)
    The total fee for a project with a valuation of $5,000 will be approximately $350.
     Fees that are not paid by check or cash are subject to a 2% administrative fee.

The fees for all other seismic retrofit projects, both residential and commercial, are listed in the Burbank Fee Schedule:

  • Plan Check: Residential $311 for the fist 1,000 square feet plus $155.00 for each additional 500 square feet or portion thereof. Commercial $622 per 5,000 square feet or portion thereof.
  • Permit: Residential $311 per building. Commercial $622 per building.
  • Plus other permit fees:
         State Strong Motion Fee (Residential $0.13 per $1,000 of valuation or portion thereof: Commercial $0.28 per $1,000 of valuation of portion thereof.)
         Technical Training Fee (2% of permit fee)
         Accessibility Standards Compliance Fee for commercial and certain multi-family buildings (1%)
         General Plan Maintenance Fee (10% of permit fee)
         Fees that are not paid by check or cash are subject to a 2% administrative fee.  

 

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