Notice to Los Angeles Bureau of Street Lighting Industry Professionals:

If you are compensated to interact with the Los Angeles Bureau of Street Lighting, City law may require you to register as a lobbyist and report your activity. Any individual may qualify as a lobbyist, regardless of occupation, education, training, or professional title. A lobbyist may hold a position that includes but is not limited to attorney, CEO, consultant, government liaison, business owner, wholesaler, manufacturer, permit applicant, urban planners, expediters, land developers, architect, various real estate specialists and others.

More information is available online at For assistance, please contact the Ethics Commission at (213) 978-1960 or

Revocable Permits:

To encroach within the Department of Public Works right of way (BSL’s 4-foot easement)

Revocable Permits


Private Development projects typically include a new development or change in use of a property. The City requires improvement to the City's infrastructure to provide illumination to the impacted area.

B-Permit plan processing procedures

If you’re ready to submit your plan for review, click below:

Planning case conditions:

Tract maps
Parcel maps
Zone administrative
Street vacations
City planning cases
DIR cases


Sample B-permit plan (pdf)
Sample B-permit plan (zipped AutoCAD template)
Approved LED fixtures
Patrol Map Index - City of Los Angeles
Proposition 218 process and requirements for private development projects
B-permit standard plan checking process flowchart
Streetlight relocation procedures (A-permit)