October 4, 2004
Detrich B. Allen City of Los Angeles Environmental Affairs Department
Controls certain uses which could have detrimental effects
Is a discretionary act by City Council or County Supervisors
Requires a public hearing
Includes pertinent conditions of approval
What is a Conditional Use Permit?
A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT (CUP) allows a city or county to consider special uses which may be essential or desirable to a particular community, but which are not allowed as a matter of right within a zoning district, through a public hearing process with review and approval by City Council or County Supervisors.