Which developments are not required to follow the LID ordinance?

  • Any development and redevelopment that creates, adds, or replaces less than 500 square feet of impervious area.
  • Any development or redevelopment not requiring a building permit.
  • Any building alteration or addition that does not expand the building footprint.
  • Use of Land Permits that require no addition to or alteration of existing impervious surfaces.
  • Re-striping of permitted parking lots.
  • Any development and redevelopment involving emergency construction activities required to immediately protect public health and safety.
  • Infrastructure projects within the public right-of-way, and utilities on private property (gas, water, cable, telephone, electric, etc.).
  • Exterior movie and television production sets and/or facades on existing developed sites.
  • Any development or redevelopment for which plans and complete application are accepted by the Department of Building and Safety for plan check and the appropriate fee is paid prior to the effective date of the stormwater LID ordinance.
  • Any entitlement application for a Development or Redevelopment filed with the Department of City Planning and deemed complete with the exception of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review prior to the effective date of this Stormwater LID ordinance.