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Ordinance NO. 183893 | What You Need to Know

In Southern California, Los Angeles specifically, there have been ordinances that are demanding multi-level building owners to invest in retrofitting for the safety of the people and surrounding areas. Some of the types of buildings that need mandatory retrofitting are:

  • Two story or higher buildings crafted with or have existing wood frames
  • Any structures built before January 1, 1978
  • Soft-story buildings or buildings created with ground floor parking or an open floor space on the ground floor.

The city has started sending out orders to specific buildings to start construction. If your building has received orders or if your building meets any of the above requirements, we can help. At National Seismic Retrofit, we specialize in earthquake retrofitting services for many different types of buildings. From wood frame to steel frame to tilt-up, we can ensure that your building is up to code and meets all of the needs of Ordinance 183893.

How to Get Your Property Up to Standard

To get started, all you need to do is reach out to us. We will perform a FREE on-site inspection to see if your property is in need of retrofitting and work with you to develop the best plan of action to get your building in ordinance shape. We take the stress of navigating through the requirements of the City and ensure that your business incurs the least amount of impact as possible. Reach out to us today to get started.

To read the full ordinance, click here.

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