Playa Vista Retrofit (Code Compliance) Requirements When Selling

When selling a home in the city of Los Angeles, Playa Vista area, the following items should be checked by a independent third party retrofitter for full compliance. This ensures all parties, including sellers, agents and their brokers, will be covered in case of problems after the close of escrow.

Playa Vista in located in the city of Los Angeles. Homes in the Playa Vista area require working smoke detectors in each bedroom, bedroom hallway, and on each floor. Smoke detectors can be either battery type or hard wired type in a detached home. In an attached home, the smoke detectors need to be hard wired. Seismic EQ valve on gas meter is required. Carbon monoxide detector on each level at least, and can be either battery type, hard wired type or plug in type. Hot Water heater tank must be double strapped. Tankless water heaters do not need to be strapped. Low flow toilets and showerhead in each bathroom.

Note: Most homes in Playa Vista do already have the required seismic earthquake shut off valve installed as most homes were built in 2002 – 2019. If you have any questions, feel free to call us at 310-800-4418.

City of Los Angeles

200 N Spring Street

Los Angeles, CA 90012

213-473-3231 – Main line

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