City of Los Angeles, Department of City Planning
Below are two informative brochures published by the Office of Historic Resources.
PLANNING ASSISTANT, HPOZ UNIT
Max Loder is our contact in OHR for any planned work on the exterior of our house or significant
landscaping projects. They can answer questions about the HPOZ and provide guidance through the HPOZ approval process.
Office of Historic Resources (OHR)
City of Los Angeles Department of City Planning
221 N. Figueroa St., Suite 1350
Los Angeles, CA 90012
DEPARTMENT OF CITY PLANNING
200 N. Spring Street, Room 620 Los Angeles, CA 90012 Phone (213) 978-1200 Fax (213) 978-0017 www.preservation.lacity.org/hpoz
CALIFORNIA STATE OFFICE OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION
The State Office of Historic Preservation helps administers the Federal Rehabilitation Tax Credits.
CALIFORNIA HISTORICAL BUILDING CODE
The California Historical Building Code allows owners of a qualified historic property to use alternate construction materials or standards than would be required under the California Building Code. http://www.dsa.dqs.ca.gov/SHBSB
The Mills Act (also known as Historical Property Contracts) can provide a property tax reduction to help owners of qualified historic buildings offset costs of restoring, repairing, or maintaining their properties.
Department of City Planning, Office of Historic Resources