IN PROGRESS - Bollard Specific Guidelines for Plans/Sketches
Bollard Installation Additional Information
All of the information contained in the new checklist and guidelines is contained above. No other R-Permit's are done this way including others that are for Sidewalk Encroachments.
Applicants may also be required to coordinate with other City Department and/or Bureaus, depending on the location of where the bollard is being placed. These departments may include:
- Bureau of Street Lighting (BSL) Encroachment Permit - ADD THIS ABOVE?
- Minimum 48 inches clear spacing to a streetlight pole, traffic signal pole, or other utility pole.
- Bureau of Street Services (StreetsLA), Urban Forestry Division
- Minimum 72 inches clearance to base of tree without a tree-well. Deviations from this requirement will require approval by BSS
- Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) - THIS INS'T A REQUIREMENT FOR OTHER R PERMITS???
- Minimum 60 inches clearance from the fire hydrants
- Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) - THIS INS'T A REQUIREMENT FOR OTHER R PERMITS???
- LAPD should only provide validation to BOE on the necessity of the safety installation
Bollard Installation Plan Sheet Requirements
To better assist Applicants with obtaining an R-Permit for bollards, the following should be included on the plan sheet(s):
- Existing sidewalk/parkway culture
- Frontage dimensions of the parcel with address clearly identified
- Frontage dimensions of adjacent properties with address clearly identified
- All property lines clearly delineated and labeled as “property line”
- Distances/Dimensions required to be shown include:
- Two (2) projected dimension lines (dashed with lengths), one from each end of the parcel frontage property line, perpendicular to and extending to the back of curb.
- Location, width, and content of any existing parkway. Include the dimensions of the sidewalk width beyond parkway to property line.
- Shortest distance from the bollard to the curb face
- Shortest distance between bollards
- Distance between bollards, from the center of each bollard
- Shortest distance from the bollard to the property line
- Shortest distance from the bollard(s) to any above ground features. Above ground features may include:
- Street furniture
- Fire hydrants
- Mail boxes
- Street lights
- Newspaper dispensers
- Parking meters
- Street signs
- Power poles
- Curb ramps
- Vault/maintenance hole covers
- Existing and proposed trees and tree wells