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SEC. 91.8205.  CERTIFICATE OF BUILDING COMPLIANCE.
   (Amended by Ord. No. 171,175, Eff. 7/25/96.)
 
91.8205.1.  General.  If the owner of an existing building desires to determine whether the building is in compliance with applicable sections of Chapter IX of the Los Angeles Municipal Code for existing buildings, the owner may make application to the Department for a Certificate of Building Compliance.
 
91.8205.2.  Fees.  (Amended by Ord. No. 185,587, Eff. 7/16/18.)  Before any application for such Certificate of Building Compliance is accepted, a fee shall be paid by the applicant to cover the cost to the City for the necessary inspection and report.  The amount of the fee shall be as shown in LAMC Table 82-A.
 
TABLE 82-A
CERTIFICATE OF BUILDING COMPLIANCE INSPECTION FEE.
(Former Table 82-B Redesignated 82-A by Ord. No. 172,592, Eff. 6/28/99, Oper. 7/1/99.)
 
 
Residential Building*
Section
Fee
Single-family dwelling or the first dwelling unit on the premises   
$185.00
Each additional dwelling unit on the premises up to four units total   
$105.00 per unit
Each dwelling unit in excess of four units   
$68.00 per unit
Each guest room or light-housekeeping room   
$47.00 per unit
*Inspection of buildings accessory to the residential building shall be included as part of the inspection without an additional fee.
 
 
Nonresidential Buildings*
Affected Floor Area
Fee
0 - 2,500 square feet   
$315.00
2,501 - 5,000 square feet   
$470.00
5,001 - 7,500 square feet   
$500.00
7,501 -10,000 square feet   
$600.00
Each additional 10,000 square feet or fraction thereof   
$210.00
*Inspection of buildings accessory to the residential building shall be included as part of the inspection without an additional fee.
 
91.8205.3.  Inspection Procedures.  After the application has been accepted, the Department shall cause an inspection to be made and a report prepared.  If, after taking into account nonconforming rights, the inspection report indicates that any building or portion thereof does not conform to the requirements of Chapter IX of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, that portion shall be made to conform.
 
   When compliance has been secured, or if no corrections are required as a result of the inspection report, the Department will issue to the owner a Certificate of Building Compliance stating that the building is now in substantial compliance with the applicable provisions of Chapter IX of the Los Angeles Municipal Code for existing buildings.
 
   The issuance of this certificate shall not be construed by any person to be a representation, guarantee or warranty of the premises for any purpose, including, but not limited to, fitness, suitability, or freedom from defects, either latent or patent.  Nor is the issuance of this certificate to be construed to be a waiver of any immunity provided to public entities and public employees under state law, including, but not limited to, those immunities provided by Division 3.6 of Title 1 of the California Government Code.