An Offsite Improvement Permit is required if you are replacing, installing, or altering a:
- Curb, including curb drain
Offsite improvements may be required in connection with other development or construction activities occurring on adjacent parcels. For example:
- A Public Works Inspector may require offsite improvements as a condition of finalizing a Building Permit (BLD). The offsite improvements covered under this permit are typically marked out in the field by the Public Works Inspector mainly due to offsite infrastructure damage (i.e. curb, gutter, sidewalk, street and alley damage) caused by the on-site construction or continuity with on-site construction and is required at a smaller scale that wouldn't require engineering analysis. The Public Works Inspector would make this determination out in the field before final BLD sign off.
- Some of the larger developments (such as mixed-use or major commercial/residential developments) would require engineered offsite improvements to design, upgrade and construct new infrastructure such as new or upgraded City utilities (such as water, sewer or storm drain main lines), repave a City street or an alley, install new sidewalk along the property frontage, and installation of new or upgrade of existing City street lights. A developer would be required to design and construct such improvements. Typically, these engineered offsite improvements would be reviewed and approved (on separate City plans) concurrently with the building permit process approvals (BLD permit) and constructed prior to obtaining the final certificate of occupancy. See "Plan Check Guidelines and Requirements" page for more information on Engineered Offsite Improvement Plan requirements.
Continue the Process:
How to Apply for an Offsite Improvement Permit
Schedule a Meeting with the Public Works Inspector+ -
Schedule a mark-out appointment with the City Public Works Inspector, Phil McIvor at 424-744-0825 or email at Phil.McIvor@santamonica.gov. The PW Inspector will provide the Contractor with a mark-out sheet for delineating the quantities of the improvements (i.e. new or remove and replace driveway, curb and gutter, sidewalk, etc.) and what is to be permitted.
After site meeting with PW Inspector+ -
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