Ordinance No. 183893 - Earthquake Hazard Reduction


An ordinance amending Divisions 93 and 95 of Article I of Chapter IX of the Los Angeles Municipal Code (LAMC) to establish mandatory standards for earthquake hazard reduction in existing wood-frame buildings with soft, weak, or open-front walls and existing non-ductile concrete buildings, and amending Sections 152.02, 152.04, 152.05 and 152.08 of Article 2 of Chapter XV of the LAMC to grant authority to the Rental Adjustment Commission (RAC) to modify Tenant Habitability Program (THP) requirements for purposes of implementing seismic retrofit mandates.