Los Angeles County Pre-Sale Requirements by City

Many cities in Los Angeles County have certain requirements in order to close escrow. These may include specific inspections, fees or taxes.  They may also include mandated low-flow toilets, water heater strapping, or mandatory affordable housing waivers.

Be aware of the requirements in the city you are considering buying or selling property in.  Please click the city below for point-of-sale requirements and other resources.

Please contact us below if you are aware of information we can post here that would be helpful to home buyers and sellers of property in Los Angeles County.


Southern California Cities that Require Pre-Sale Inspection Reports

  1. Azuza (City of Azuza)
  2. Beverly Hills (City of Beverly Hills)
  3. Carson - Residential Property Report Ordinance (City of Carson)
  4. Compton - Inspections Services (City of Compton)
  5. Cudahy - Building and Safety Department (City of Cudahy)
  6. Culver City - Building Safety (Culver City)
  7. El Segundo - Building Safety Division (City of El Segundo)
  8. Gardena - Permit and Inspection System (City of Gardena)
  9. Hawaiian Gardens
  10. Hermosa Beach - Reports of Residential Building Records (City of Hermosa Beach)
  11. Huntington Park - Building Division (As of 7/1/02 1-4 units only) (City of Huntington Park)
  12. Inglewood - Building and Safety (City of Inglewood)
  13. Laguna Beach - Building Division (City of Laguna Beach)
  14. Los Angeles - Inspection Request (City of LA only RPR-form 9) (City of Los Angeles)
  15. Manhattan Beach - Building and Safety (City of Manhattan Beach)
  16. Maywood - Building Division (City of Maywood)
  17. Monterey Park - Building & Safety (City of Monterey Park)
  18. Newport Beach - Inspections (City of Newport Beach)
  19. Orange - Inspection Services (City of Orange)
  20. Oxnard - Guide to Building Inspections (City of Oxnard)
  21. Palos Verdes Estates - Building and Safety (City of Palos Verdes Estates)
  22. Pasadena - Building and Safety (City of Pasadena)
  23. Port Hueneme - Building and Safety (City of Port Hueneme)
  24. Rancho Palos Verdes - Inspections (City of Rancho Palos Verdes)
  25. Redondo Beach - Building & Safety Division (City of Redondo Beach)
  26. Rolling Hills - Presale Inspection Report (City of Rolling Hills)
  27. San Diego (City of San Diego)
  28. San Marino - Planning and Building (City of San Marino)
  29. Santa Monica - Schedule an Inspection (City of Santa Monica)
  30. South Gate - Building Inspections (City of South Gate)
  31. Signal Hill - Inspections (City of Signal Hill)
  32. Torrance - Inspections (City of Torrance)
  33. Thousand Oaks - Residential Resale Reports (City of Thousand Oaks)

Source: "Fast Facts" handout from Fidelity National Title Insurance Company.  Data on this page is for information only and must not be relied upon to buy or sell Real Estate.

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