Report on Permanent LA Al Fresco Programs


Bill: 20-1074
: In Support
Status: Transportation Committee approved as amended to include the Los Angeles Fire Department in the report back recommendation, to request the City Attorney report with a list of land use and other City regulations that will need to be modified, and to use the San Pedro open air restaurant guidelines as a model to expand the program citywide.


The Chief Legislative Analyst, Department ofTransportation and Bureau of Engineering, with the assistance ofthe Bureau of Street Services, Department of Building and Safety, Department ofCity Planning and City Attorney, as needed, report back on the feasibility of developing a permanent Al Fresco program that allows for a streamlined outdoor dining permit process, including but not limited to a potential program structure, eligibility criteria, safety and infrastructure requirements, and a plan that would enable interested businesses to opt-in to the permit program.