What are Zoning Tiers in City of Los Angeles?
Answer: Zoning "Tiers" in City of Los Angeles were designed to offer developers incentives to expand density of their buildings by agreeing to build affordable housing in their projects.
Zoning Tiers are based on the distance a particular parcel in City of Los Angeles is to a Transit Hub in a Transit Oriented Community (TOC). The Tiers are Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3 and Tier 4, where Tier 4 is the closest to the Transit Hub and Tier 1 is the maximum distance away to still achieve the bonus. Tier bonuses include overall maximum number of units, height bonuses, FAR bonuses, parking requirement reductions, and more.