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Wilshire Center/Koreatown
 At A Glance
  • Adopted Date: Dec. 13, 1995
  • Project End Date: Dec. 13, 2025

    Site Office Information:
    3055 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1120
    Los Angeles, CA 90010
    Telephone: 213-368-3500
    Fax: 213-384-7371

    Contact Information

Barron McCoy
Regional Administrator
bmccoy@cra.lacity.org

Michelle Banks-Ordone
Project Manager
mbanks-ordone@cra.lacity.org

Walter Beaumont
Assistant Project Manager
wbeaumont@cra.lacity.org

Steven Jones
Senior Planner
sjones@cra.lacity.org

Daniel Kahn
Senior Real Estate Development Agent
dkahn@cra.lacity.org

Yonah Hong
Community Affairs Specialist
yhong@cra.lacity.org

 

 \\Commonspot\internet-site\images\bullet1 Permits & Land Use

Building & Other Permit Approval

The Wilshire/Koreatown Recovery Redevelopment Project Plan requires CRA/LA’s review and approval of all Department of Building and Safety permit applications for compliance with the Plan. The Wilshire/Koreatown Recovery Redevelopment Plan contains development standards regarding permitted land uses, density, setbacks and sensitivity to historic sites and structures. Developers and contractors are strongly advised to contact Steven Jones, City Planner at (213) 977-1988 early in the process in order to prevent last minute difficulties.

Signs

Sign permit applications shall be routed to CRA/LA staff for review and approval prior to installation. Please consult the Wilshire/Koreatown Recovery Redevelopment Plan for complete details on the information provided herein.

Building Permits
Permits may be obtained through the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety at their public counters:

201/221 N. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Zoning and Land Use Information
Information may be obtained at the LADBS regional offices indicated above, or by telephone (818)LA4-BUILD. On line information on specific parcels is available at LADBS/Permits and zoning and Community Plan maps are available on the City's Zoning Information Map Access System ("ZIMAS")