Montebello | Los Angeles Conservancy
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Montebello

Montebello does not currently have a historic preservation ordinance.

A limited survey of structures on Whittier Boulevard was completed in 1989 in response to a proposed street widening project, though the City has not conducted any citywide survey of historic resources.

The scoring details for this community appear below. To see scores for all communities, compare specific communities and categories, and learn more about the Report Card, visit our Report Card microsite.

Category (points available)
Score
Total Score (out of a possible 245, plus Extra Credit): 
10
Historic Preservation Ordinance (150) / Honorary Ordinance (10): 
0
Dedicated Historic Preservation Commission (5): 
0
Dedicated Preservation Staff (15): 
0
Ability to Designate Historic Districts (15): 
0
Active Landmark Designation (at least annually) (5): 
0
Survey of Historic Resources: Citywide (15) / Partial (10): 
10
Notes: 
1989
Survey Updated Within Past 5 Years (5): 
0
Mills Act Incentive Program (10): 
0
Additional Incentives (5): 
0
Certified Local Government (5): 
0
Historic Preservation Element or Plan (5): 
0
Extra Credit (1-25): 
0

If you'd like to get involved in preservation in Montebello, we suggest the following resources:

City Representative

Joseph Palombi
Planning & Community Development Director 
JPalombi@cityofmontebello.com
(323) 887-1200

Express your interest and ask about opportunities, particularly in helping to create a preservation ordinance if the city doesn't have one.

Local Group

Montebello Historical Society

Visit their website to learn more about their work and find direct contact information.

If any of this information is out of date, or to suggest additional ways to get involved, please contact us at info@laconservancy.org or (213) 623-2489.

We don't know of any community-specific resources for local preservation in Montebello. If you do, please let us know.

For general information about using the California Environmental Quality Act to protect historic places in your community, you can download our Guide to CEQA in English or Spanish.

For other resources, including a model ordinance and glossary of basic preservation terms, please see the Resources tab on our Report Card microsite.