The Los Angeles River Improvement Overlay (LA-RIO)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Los Angeles, City of (City of Los Angeles)
Document Title
The Los Angeles River Improvement Overlay (LA-RIO)
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use

Document Description
An ordinance establishing the Los Angeles River Improvement Overlay (LA-RIO), adjacent to both sides of, but not including, the Los Angeles River. The LA-RIO provides guidelines and standards for all new development and significant rehabilitation projects located within its boundaries to enhance the watershed, urban design, and mobility options within the area. The plan does not change or restrict existing zoning, land use, or intensity of land use, nor does it grant new rights to land not zoned for development.

Contact Information
Darlene Navarrete
City of Los Angeles Planning Department
200 N. Spring Street, Room 750
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone : (213) 978-1332


Los Angeles Los Angeles, City of
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
City Wide

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Design Overlay Dist.
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Archaeologic-Historic Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Traffic/Circulation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Land Use
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 4 San Gabriel & Lower Los Angeles Rivers & Mountains Conservancy State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance Caltrans, District 7

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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