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What Is the Required Los Angeles Soft-Story Retrofit Ordinance?

In November of 2015, the city of Los Angeles approved the 183893 ordinances. This was the implementation of the seismic code regulations for soft-story buildings. …

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What is a Soft-Story Building?

It is important that you know that soft-story retrofitting in Los Angeles is now required under the law. Retrofit1 is a licensed contractor in California …

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Soft-Story Retrofit Los Angeles Construction Advice

You got the plans approved for your seismic retrofit. You have your permits in your hand and you are ready for soft-story retrofit Los Angeles. …

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Soft story retrofitting process in LA – step-by-step

Most of you will already know that there are over 13,000 soft-story buildings in LA. These homes and buildings will require soft-story retrofitting Los Angeles. …

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Soft Story Retrofitting in Los Angeles

What is a Los Angeles Soft Story Retrofit in a Nut Shell? Here’s an easy way to answer the question about whether or not your …

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Soft Story Retrofit: The Complete Guide for Property Owners

Those who own property in Los Angeles, as well as first and second-tier municipalities, will often be confused about the retrofitting process. Areas, such as …

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Am I in Need of a Soft Story Retrofit?

Earthquakes and seismic activity in California is not something new. In fact, Southern California is expecting a large earthquake here soon. They have been expecting …

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Channel Islands 5.3 Earthquake Rattles Los Angeles and Surrounding Areas

At 12:30pm on April 5th, an earthquake hit the Channel Island coast approximately 38 miles southwest of Ventura, and 85 miles west

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