LA Retrofit Laws

6 June, 2017

Interview with L.A. Department of Building Safety on City’s Retrofit Laws

By | 2018-01-18T22:07:35+00:00 June 6th, 2017|LA Retrofit Laws, Seismic Retrofit|

(As published in Apartment Age Magazine) Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety last month hosted the city’s second annual Los Angeles Seismic Retrofit Resource Fair, providing owners of soft-story buildings with access to information on the city’s new mandatory earthquake retrofit law. City Hall representatives gathered [...]

15 February, 2017

Santa Monica May Launch a New Frontier in Earthquake Safety

By | 2018-01-22T19:45:20+00:00 February 15th, 2017|LA Retrofit Laws|

Santa Monica is now poised to enter a new frontier in earthquake safety that could have implications for other cities looking at seismic retrofitting, the Los Angeles Times wrote in a recent article about the City Council’s tentative approval of what could be the nation’s most extensive seismic retrofitting effort. The draft ordinance, if [...]