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Private Development and Bond Finance

Private Development projects typically include a new development or change in the use of a property. The City requires improvement projects to provide illumination to the impacted area, via a B-permit. As part of ePlanLA, the Bureau began providing permit plan review services online via ProjectDox in 2019. This new online application process eliminates paper use and the need for customers to apply in person at multiple city offices. It has increased accuracy and efficiency during the plan review and approval process. Further, it enables customers or departments to determine application status as needed. The Bureau continues to develop tools to enhance permitting services and the user experience for our customers.

B-Permit: Street Lighting plan review

The City requires private development projects which include new development or a change in the use of a property to provide illumination to the impacted area via a B-permit. Learn more about B-Permit plan processing procedures .

A-Permit: Street Lighting Relocation

Street Lighting relocation due to a new driveway or street lighting facilities conflict. Learn more about Streetlight relocation procedures.

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Revocable Permit: L.A. Lights 4 Foot Easement

The revocable permit is required for utility companies requesting to place structures and/or utility lines within the Department of Public Works right of way (LAMC 62.03). Anything that crosses this area needs an encroachment permit. Learn more about Revocable Permits.

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Notice to Los Angeles Bureau of Street Lighting Industry Professionals
If you are compensated to interact with the Los Angeles Bureau of Street Lighting, City law may require you to register as a lobbyist and report your activity. Any individual may qualify as a lobbyist, regardless of occupation, education, training, or professional title. A lobbyist may hold a position that includes but is not limited to attorney, CEO, consultant, government liaison, business owner, wholesaler, manufacturer, permit applicant, urban planners, expediters, land developers, architect, various real estate specialists and others.
More information is available online at ethics.lacity.org/lobbying. For assistance, please contact the Ethics Commission at (213) 978-1960 or ethics.commission@lacity.org.