Walnut | Los Angeles Conservancy
Photos courtesy City of Walnut (l-r): Bob Quattlebaum Windmill; W. R. Rowland Adobe Ranch House

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): 
188
Historic Preservation Ordinance (150) / Honorary Ordinance (10): 
150
Dedicated Historic Preservation Commission (5): 
5
Dedicated Preservation Staff (15): 
8
Notes: 
While no planning staff is devoted solely to historic preservation review, the Assistant Planner will handle preservation review on an as-needed basis.
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: 
While not a survey based on the application of eligibility criteria, the City of Walnut has identified ten historically significant sites located throughout the community.
Survey Updated Within Past 5 Years (5): 
0
Mills Act Incentive Program (10): 
10
Additional Incentives (5): 
5
Notes: 
Reduced or no processing fees for appropriate rehabilitation of designated historic
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 Walnut, we suggest contacting the following representative to express your interest and ask about opportunities -- particularly in helping to create a preservation ordinance if the city doesn't have one:

Justin Carlson
City Planner
jcarlson@cityofwalnut.org
(909) 595-7543

Please let us know if this information is out of date.

The Conservancy isn't aware of a local preservation group or historical society for this community. If you know of one, please let us know.

You can reach us during regular business hours at info@laconservancy.org or (213) 623-2489.

We don't know of any community-specific resources for local preservation in Walnut, though you might find this self-guided tour of interest.

If you can suggest preservation resources for Walnut, 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.