Plan Check Fees

Please find below our Schedule of Plan Check Fees (rates are effective as of November 1, 2014).

For your convenience a copy of the fees can also be downloaded here: Schedule of Plan Check Fees.pdf

SCHEDULE OF PLAN CHECK FEES

CATEGORY DEFINITION FEES + SERVICES
CONCEPT REVIEW Preliminary submittal for intended scope of work.  $100.00
RENOVATION & MODERNIZATION No added building square footage, building foundation, exterior walls remain intact. $500 plan check (including 1 recheck, 1 site inspection);
additions under 250 square feet will be considered renovations; $500 per additional project
recheck or site inspection.
ADDITION + RENOVATION Square footage added or reconstructed; at least 50% of final project comprised of existing building foundations and exterior walls. $750 plan check (including 1 recheck, 1 site inspection) plus $1.00 per additional sqft; $500 per additional project recheck or site inspection; if excavating, grading bond with HOA and 10% management fee
REDEVELOPMENT Majority of square footage added or reconstructed; less than 50% of final project comprised of existing building foundations and exterior walls. $2,500 plan check (including 1 recheck, 2 site inspections) plus $0.20 per square foot; $750 per additional project recheck;
if excavating, grading bond with HOA and 10% management fee
MANSION SURCHARGE For total square footage of 10,000 feet or more; in addition to all other fees. $0.20 per square foot

GRADING BOND

For major grading projects where the City of Los Angeles will require a grading bond, a grading bond agreement with the SDHA will be required as well. The amount is typically equal to the amount issued by the City of Los Angeles, plus an additional 10% non-refundable management fee. A Grading Bond agreement letter and invoice will be issued separately from the Plan Check Fees.