Neighborhood Conservation Toolkit | Los Angeles Conservancy
(l-r) Pico Union HPOZ, 2014 L.A. Historic Neighborhoods Conference, and Balboa Highlands HPOZ. Photos by Larry Underhill, Barry Schwartz, and the Office of Historic Resources

How will your neighborhood manage and adapt to change? How will the historic qualities that first drew you there be incorporated into your community's future?

There are numerous policies and tools in place to help ensure that Los Angeles' growth is sensitive to its past, with others to be developed in the future. 

Use the chart below to navigate Los Angeles' neighborhood conservation toolkit! Learn the nuts and bolts of key policies and understand what they mean for you and your neighbors. 

 
Mansionization
Multi-Family Teardowns
Background Buildings
High-Rise Development
Baseline Mansionization Ordinance
x      
Community Plan Implementation Overlay District
x x x  
Conservation District
x x x  
Demolition Notification Ordinance
x x x  
Downtown Design Guide
      x
Historic Preservation Overlay Zone
x      
Interim Control Ordinances
x      
Planning District
x x x  
re:code, R1 Single-Family Variation Zones
       
Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance
  x    
Transfer of Development Rights/Transfer of Floor Area Rights
    x x