Who needs this bond?
If you are applying for a Los Angeles County grading permit in which the earthwork volume exceeds 1,000 cubic yards or the building official deems it otherwise necessary, a grading permit security is required pursuant to the County of Los Angeles Building Code.
Why is this bond required?
The Los Angeles County Grading Permit Security Bond ensures that all permit requirements are met and relevant laws and regulations followed.
What do I need to know about this bond?
The Regional Drainage and Grading Engineer will calculate the total required bond amount and notify you during the grading plan review process. The amount required will be indicated on the grading plan approval sheet.Be sure that all information you enter while purchasing the bond matches the information on your permit application. Legal description and job address should be the same. The owner shown on the application must be the principal named on the bond.