Entitlement Case Types and Entitlement Actions
(PCTS Case Prefix and Suffix Codes)


   

Active Entitlement Case Types
(Active PCTS Prefix Codes)
    

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CASE PREFIXDESCRIPTIONNOTES
(DCP Staff Use)
AA ADVISORY AGENCY  
ADM ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW  
APCC APC CENTRAL  
APCE APC EAST LOS ANGELES  
APCH APC HARBOR  
APCNV APC NORTH VALLEY  
APCS APC SOUTH LOS ANGELES  
APCSV APC SOUTH VALLEY  
APCW APC WEST LOS ANGELES  
CHC CULTURAL HERITAGE COMMISSION Added July 2004 
CPC CITY PLANNING COMMISSION  
DIR DIRECTOR OF PLANNING  
ENV ENVIRONMENTAL  
HPO HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICER Added July 2004 
PS PRIVATE STREET  
TT TENTATIVE TRACT  
VTT VESTING TENTATIVE TRACT  
ZA ZONING ADMINISTRATION  

 

Active Entitlement Actions
(Active PCTS Suffix Codes)


 
(n)Suffix is generated by PCTS. Applies only to Appeals, Plan Approvals, Modifications, DRBs, Time Extensions.
 
CASE SUFFIXDESCRIPTIONPREFIX USAGENOTES
(DCP Staff Use)
(n)A APPEALS ALL Created via Case Page within PCTS. 
5A SECTION 245 REVIEW ALL Created via Case Page within PCTS. 
PRIVATE STREET MODIFICATIONS (1ST REQUEST) ADM Sec 18.12 and Section 19.02.C.2 (fees) 
ACI AMENDMENT TO COUNCIL INSTRUCTIONS DIR  
AD ANNEXATION/DETACHMENT CPC  
ADD(n) ADDENDUM FOR EIR EIR  
ADU ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT ADM  
AIC APPROVAL IN CONCEPT ZA  
PRIVATE STREET MODIFICATIONS (2ND REQUEST) ADM Sec 18.12 and Section 19.02.C.2 (fees) 
BL BUILDING LINE APC, CPC  
BSA BUILDING AND SAFETY APPEAL TO ZA DIR  
PRIVATE STREET MODIFICATIONS (3RD REQUEST) ADM Sec 18.12 and Section 19.02.C.2 (fees) 
CA CODE AMENDMENT CPC  
CAL CALVO EXCLUSION ZA  
CART COMMERCIAL ARTCRAFT DISTRICT CPC (Per LAMC 13.06) 
CASP CORNFIELD ARROYO SPECIPIC PLAN ADM  
CATEX CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION ZA  
CC CONDOMINIUM CONVERSION   
CC(n) CASE CLEARANCE CHC, CPC, APC, DIR Created via Case Page within PCTS. 
CCMP CERTIFICATE OF COMPATIBILITY DIR Added 2004 
CDO COMMUNITY DESIGN OVERLAY DISTRICT CPC (Per LAMC 13.08) 
CDP COASTAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT ALL  
CE CATEGORICAL EXEMPTION ENV Do not attach suffixes from the main case 
CEX COASTAL EXEMPTION ADM  
CLQ CLARIFICATION OF 'Q' CONDITIONS DIR  
CN NEW CONDOMINIUMS TT, VTT  
CNCO CONTINUATION OF NONCONFORMING OIL WELLS ZA  
COA CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS APC, DIR  
COC CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE AA  
CPIO COMMUNITY PLAN IMPLEMENTATION OVERLAY CLEARANCE ADM  
CPIOA COMMUNITY PLAN IMPLEMENTATION OVERLAY ADJUSTMENT DIR  
CPIOE COMMUNITY PLAN IMPLEMENTATION OVERLAY EXCEPTION APC, CPC, ZA  
CPU COMMUNITY PLAN UPDATE CPC  
CR CALIFORNIA REGISTER CHC For Office of Historic Resources use only 
CRA COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY CPC  
CU CONDITIONAL USE APC, CPC, ZA (Per LAMC 12.24) 
CUB CONDITIONAL USE BEVERAGE-ALCOHOLl ZA (Per LAMC 12.24) 
CUE CONDITIONAL USE EXCEPTION ZA  
CUW CONDITIONAL USE - WIRELESS ZA, APC, DIR Added October 2007, ZA only 
CUX ADULT ENTERTAINMENTS ZA  
CWC CONFORMING WORK CONTRIBUTING ELEMENTS DIR Replaces HPM (added 2004) 
CWNC CONFORMING WORK NON-CONTRIBUTING ELEMENTS DIR Replaces HPM (added 2004) 
PRIVATE STREET MODIFICATIONS (4TH REQUEST) ADM Sec 18.12 and Section 19.02.C.2 (fees) 
DA DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT CPC  
DB DENSITY BONUS CPC, DIR Re-activated in 2005 
DD DIRECTOR'S DETERMINATION DIR Use only with Venice Specific Plan 
DEM DEMOLITIONS APC, DIR  
DI DIRECTOR OF PLANNING INTERPRETATION DIR New suffix 
DPS DEEMED-TO-BE-APPROVED PRIVATE STREET AA New suffix 
DRB DESIGN REVIEW BOARD  Section 16.50: Ordinance No. 173,268 (Effective Date 07/01/2000) 
PRIVATE STREET MODIFICATIONS (5TH REQUEST) ADM Sec 18.12 and Section 19.02.C.2 (fees) 
EAF ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT ENV Based on results of EAF, suffix will be changed to MND, ND, or EIR by Environment staff 
EIR ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT ENV  
ELD ELDER CARE FACILITIES APC, ZA Section 14.3.1 
EXT(n) TIME EXTENSION ALL Created via Case Page within PCTS. 
FENCE HEIGHT ZA  
FAR FLOOR AREA RATIO AVERAGING ZA  
FH FENCE HEIGHT DISTRICT CPC Per LAMC Section 13.10 
SURFACE GRAVEL MINING DISTRICT CPC (Per LAMC 13.03) 
GB GREEN BUILDING ALL Per Ordinance No. 179,820 (Effective Date 11/01/2008) 
GP GRADING TRACT MAPS AA Per LAMC 91.7006.8.2: Ord. No. 171,939 (Effective Date 04/15/1998) 
GPA GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT CPC  
GPAJ GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT JJJ APC, CPC  
HCM HISTORIC CULTURAL MONUMENT CHC, HPO Added July 2004 
HD HEIGHT DISTRICT APC, CPC  
HE HARDSHIP EXEMPTION CPC  
HPOZ HISTORIC PRESERVATION OVERLAY ZONE CPC (Per LAMC 12.20.3) 
ICO INTERIM CONTROL ORDINANCE CPC  
INT INTERPRETATIONS DIR  
IPRO INTERIM PLAN REVISION ORDINANCE CPC  
EQUINEKEEPING DISTRICT CPC (Per LAMC 13.05) 
LCP LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAM CPC  
M(n) MODIFICATION ALL Created via Case Page within PCTS. 
MA MILLS ACT CHC, HPO Added July 2004 
MAEX MILLS ACT EXEMPTION CHC Added July 2004 
MCUP MASTER CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT ZA Section 12.24-W,1; 12.24-W,18(a); and 12.24-X,2. Effective Date: 1/20/2011. 
MEL MELLO ACT COMPLIANCE REVIEW APC, CPC, DIR, ZA  
MND MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION ENV  
MPA MASTER PLAN APPROVAL ZA Section 12.24-M Effective Date: Jan 20, 2011 
MPC MOBILEHOME PARK CLOSURE AA  
MSC MISCELLANEOUS (POLICIES, GUIDELINES, RESOLUTIONS, ETC.) APC, CPC  
MSP MULHOLLAND SPECIFIC PLAN DIR  
MU MIXED USE DISTRICT CPC (Per LAMC 13.09) 
NC NONCONFORMING USE CASES ZA  
ND NEGATIVE DECLARATION ENV  
NR NATIONAL REGISTER CHC For Office of Historic Resources use only 
NSO NEIGHBORHOOD STABILIZATION OVERLAY   
METHODS AND CONDITIONS - OIL DRILLING CASES CPC (Per LAMC 13.01) 
OVR OVERLAY REVIEW ADM  
P(n) PRELIMINARY DESIGN REVIEW DIR Use only with DRB Cases 
PA(n) PLAN APPROVAL ALL Created via Case Page within PCTS. 
PAB PLAN APPROVAL BOOZE ZA  
PAD PLAN APPROVAL ONLY FOR A DEEMED-TO-BE-APPROVED CU APC, CPC, ZA  
PC PLAN CONSISTENCY APPEAL DIR  
PMEX PARCEL MAP EXEMPTION AA  
PMLA PARCEL MAP AA  
PMV PARCEL MAP VIOLATION AA  
PMW PARCEL MAP WAIVER AA  
POD PEDESTRIAN-ORIENTED DISTRICT CPC (Per LAMC 13.07) 
PP PROJECT PERMIT DIR  
PPSP PARAMOUNT PICTURES SPECIFIC PLAN ADM  
PUB PUBLIC BENEFIT DIR  
PV PLAYA VISTA ADM  
PWA PUBLIC WORKS APPROVAL DIR  
QC Q CONDITION CLEARANCE ADM  
RAO REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION ORDINANCE DIR, ZA  
REC(n) RECONSIDERATION ALL Created via Case Page within PCTS. 
REV REVERSION TO ACREAGE (CONSOLIDATION OF LOTS)   
RFA RESIDENTIAL FLOOR AREA DISTRICT   
RIO RIVER IMPROVEMENT OVERLAY DISTRICT   
RPD RESIDENTIAL PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT CPC (Per LAMC 13.04) 
RV REVOCATION DIR (Per LAMC 12.27.1) 
ANIMAL SLAUGHTERING DISTRICT CPC (Per LAMC 13.02) 
SE STATUTORY EXEMPTIONS ENV Pursuant to Sections 21080 through 21080.42 of the State's Public Resource Code 
SL SMALL LOT SUBDIVISION AA  
SM SLIGHT MODIFICATIONS ZA (Per LAMC 12.28) 
SMA SURFACE MINING ACT DIR  
SN SIGN DISTRICT DIR (Per LAMC 13.11) 
SP SPECIFIC PLAN (INCLUDING AMENDMENTS) CPC  
SPE SPECIFIC PLAN EXCEPTION APC, CPC, ZA  
SPP SPECIFIC PLAN PROJECT PERMIT COMPLIANCE APC, ZA, CPC, DIR  
SPPA SPECIFIC PLAN PROJECT PERMIT ADJUSTMENT DIR  
SPPM SPECIFIC PLAN PROJECT PERMIT MODIFICATION DIR  
SPR SITE PLAN REVIEW APC, CPC, ZA, DIR  
SUP(n) SUPPLEMENTAL FOR EIR   
TAE TEMPORARY USE APPROVALS FOR EMERGENCIES ZA  
TC TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO HISTORIC RESOURCES SURVEYS CHC, CPC, APC, DIR Technical Corrections to Historic Resources Surveys (Ordinance No. 184903-An Ordinance amending Section 12.20.3) Effective date June 17 2017, Council File No. 16-1157 
TDR TRANSFER OF DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS (aka TFAR) APC  
TEQ TEMPORARY EARTHQUAKE   
TOC TRANSIT ORIENTED COMMUNITIES ADM, DIR  
UAIZ URBAN AGRICULTURE INCENTIVE ZONE ADM  
UDU UNAPPROVED DWELLING UNIT ADM, DIR  
VCU VESTING CONDITIONAL USE APC, CPC, ZA  
VSO VENICE SIGNOFF ADM  
VZC VESTING ZONE CHANGE APC, CPC  
VZCJ VESTING ZONE CHANGE JJJ APC, CPC  
WDI WAIVER OF DEDICATIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS DIR,APC,TT,VTT,CPC Sections 11.12, 12.21, 12.37, 17.05, and 19.01. Ordinance No. 184,718 (Effective Date 03/04/2017) 
WTM WAIVER OF TRACT MAP AA Per LAMC 91.7006.8.2: Ord. No. 171,939 (Effective Date 04/15/1998) 
ZAA AREA,HEIGHT,YARD,AND BLDG LINE ADJMNTS GT 20% (SLIGHT MODIFICATIONS) ZA  
ZAD ZA DETERMINATION (PER LAMC 12.27) ZA, DIR  
ZAI ZA INTERPRETATIONS ZA  
ZBA ZONE BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT DIR  
ZC ZONE CHANGE APC, CPC  
ZCJ ZONE CHANGE JJJ APC, CPC  
ZV ZONE VARIANCE ZA  
   

   

Discontinued Entitlement Case Types
(Discontinued PCTS Case Prefix Codes)
    

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CASE PREFIXDESCRIPTIONNOTES
(DCP Staff Use)
AIC APPROVAL IN CONCEPT Use ZA prefix with AIC suffix 
BR BOARD RULING  
BZA BOARD OF ZONING APPEAL Use ZA prefix with A(n) suffix 
CA CODE AMENDMENT  
CAL CALVO EXCLUSION Use ZA or APC prefix with CAL suffix 
CDP COASTAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT Use ZA or APC prefix with CDP suffix 
CE CATEGORICAL EXEMPTION Use ENV prefix with CE suffix 
CEX COASTAL EXEMPTION Use ZA or APC prefix with CEX suffix 
CF COUNCIL FILE  
COC CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE Use AA prefix with COC suffix 
CP COASTAL PERMIT APPEAL Use AA prefix with A(n) suffix 
CUB CONDITIONAL USE BEVERAGE  
CUX ADULT ENTERTAINMENTS  
CUZ ALL OTHER CONDTNL USE CASES Use APC, CPC, OR ZA prefix with CU suffix 
DL DIVISION OF LAND  
DLEX DIVISION OF LAND EXEMPTION  
DLM DIVISION OF LAND MAP  
EAF ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FORM Use ENV prefix with EAF suffix 
EIR ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT Use ENV prefix with EIR suffix 
FDC FAMILY DAY CARE Use ZA prefix with ZAD suffix 
MND MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION Use ENV prefix with MND suffix 
ND NEGATIVE DECLARATION Use ENV prefix with ND suffix 
PAD PLAN APPROVAL DEEMED Use ENV prefix with PAD suffix 
PC PLAN CONSISTENCY APPEAL Use DIR prefix with PC suffix 
PM PARCEL MAP Use AA prefix with PMLA suffix 
PMEX PARCEL MAP EXEMPTION Use AA prefix with PMEX suffix 
PMV PARCEL MAP VIOLATION Use AA prefix with PMV suffix 
PMW PARCEL MAP WAIVER Use AA prefix with PMW suffix 
PWA PUBLIC WORKS APPROVAL Use DIR prefix with PWA suffix 
SM SLIGHT MODIFICATIONS Use ZA prefix with SM suffix 
SPR SITE PLAN REVIEW Use DIR prefix with SPR suffix 
TMP TEMPORARY, TO BE DETERMINED Prefix for applications referred to Routing Committee to determine lead decision-maker 
TR TRACT Use TT or VTT prefix 
YC YARD CASE Use ZA prefix with YV suffix 
YV YARD VARIANCES Use ZA prefix with YV suffix 
ZAI ZA INTERPRETATIONS Use ZA prefix with ZAI suffix 
ZV ZONE VARIANCE Use ZA prefix with ZV suffix 

 

Discontinued Entitlement Actions
(Discontinued PCTS Suffix Codes)


 
 
CASE SUFFIXDESCRIPTIONPREFIX USAGENOTES
(DCP Staff Use)
AC ADMINISTRATIVE CLEARANCE ALL Per Sec. 19.01.I and J (2014-06-25) 
AE ADULT ENTERTAINMENT  Replaced by CUX 
CCO CONDOMINIUM CONVERSIONS   
CCR COMMERCIAL CORNER REVIEW  Use CU 
CP COASTAL PERMIT APPEAL   
CPR COMMUNITY PLAN REVISION   
CUC CONDITIONAL USE TO THE COMMISSION  Use CU 
CUO CONDITIONAL USE - OPEN SPACE  Use CU 
CUS CONDITIONAL USE - SITE PLAN REVIEW  Use CU 
CUZ ALL OTHER CONDITIONAL USE CASES  Use CU 
DEQ ALL OTHER CONDITIONAL USE CASES, INCLUDING RELATED VARIANCES   
E- ALL OTHER CONDITIONAL USE CASES, INCLUDING RELATED VARIANCES   
FD FOSTER-CARE AND DAY-CARE HOMES  Use ZAD 
GPC GENERAL PLAN/ZONING CONSISTENCY (AB283)  AB283 
HO HOLLYWOOD INTERIM CONTROL ORDINANCE   
HPM HISTORIC PRESERVATION OVERLAY ZONE MISCELLANEOUS DIR Use CWC or CWNC 
HV HEIGHT VARIANCE  Use YV 
INTERPRETATIONS  Use ZAD or ZAI 
MD MODEL DWELLINGS WITHIN COUNCIL APPROVED REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT  Use ZAD 
MOC METHODS OR CONDITIONS  Use ZAD 
MOD MODIFICATION OF TRACTS/PARCEL MAPS AA, VTT Use M(n) 
MOR MORATORIUMS   
MPR MAJOR PLAN REVIEW (BIG BATCH) CPC Repeal of LAMC 11.5.8 by Ordinance No. 177,103 (Effective Date 12/18/2005) 
PAX PLAN APPROVAL ADULT ENTERTAINMENT   
PCE PLAN CONSISTENCY EXCEPTION (ADDITIONAL AUTHORITY)   
PM PARKING MANAGEMENT  Use ZAD 
POZ PEDESTRIAN OVERLAY ZONE  Use POD 
PPG PROJECT PERMIT FOR GIRARD TRACT   
PPR PERIODIC PLAN REVIEW CPC Repeal of LAMC 11.5.8 by Ordinance No. 177,103 (Effective Date 12/18/2005) 
PZC PLANNING/ZONING CONSISTENCY   
RULINGS OF GENERAL APPLICATION   
REC RECONSIDERATION ALL EXCEPT ENV  
RLA REBUILD LA   
SPA SPECIFIC PLAN APPROVAL  Use PP 
SUB SUBDIVISIONS   
SUD SUPPLEMENTAL USE DISTRICT ("K" DIST., "O" DISTRICT, ETC.)  Use CART, CDO, FH, G, K, MU, O, POD, RPD, S or SN 
TH TRANSITIONAL HEIGHT  Use YV 
TQD AMENDMENT TO COUNCIL INSTRUCTIONS  Use ACI 
CONTINUATION OF ADULT ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS  Use CUX 
YV HEIGHT AND DENSITY ADJUSTMENTS 20% OR MORE ZA