Al Fresco Ordinance (ENV-2023-3278-ND)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Los Angeles
Document Title
Al Fresco Ordinance (ENV-2023-3278-ND)
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
General Plan designation and zoning varies - applied Citywide
Document Description
An ordinance amending Sections 12.03, 12.10.5, 12.11.5, 12.12.2, 12.13, 12.13.5, 12.14, 12.21,12.21.1, 12.22, 12.24, and 16.02.1 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code (LAMC) to clarify and streamline Zoning Code regulations regarding outdoor dining on private property. Outdoor dining that complies with the applicable standards would be permitted as a by-right use in any zones where restaurants are currently permitted. Any outdoor alcohol service would continue to require compliance with all applicable zoning regulations as stated in an existing or new discretionary approval or in compliance with the proposed new ministerial approval.

Contact Information

Bonnie Kim
Agency Name
City of Los Angeles, Department of City Planning
Job Title
City Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Southern California
Cross Streets
City of Los Angeles CityWide

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Baldwin Hills Conservancy (BHC), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), California Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy (SMMC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Office of Historic Preservation, San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC), Santa Monica Bay Restoration, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights
Development Types
Other (Code Amendment)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment
Project Issues


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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