LA County Permit Express

Empowering the County’s Small Business Community for Growth

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Are you a small business looking to navigate the County’s Electronic Permitting and Inspections portal (EPIC-LA)? Look no further! LA County Permit Express is designed to streamline the permitting process for small, community-serving projects, making it easier than ever to bring your ideas to life.

About LA County Permit Express

LA County Permit Express, spearheaded by Supervisors Holly J. Mitchell and Hilda L. Solis, aims to simplify processes for small businesses by reducing review and processing times while fostering economic growth and community development. Small businesses can access:

Free Consultation: Speak directly with a counselor to get personalized guidance.

Clear Action Plan: Receive a step-by-step plan tailored to your project.

Faster Review Times: Expedited approvals to help you realize your vision sooner.

Who Qualifies?

To qualify for our program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Business that meets the L.A. County definition of a small business;
  • Business headquartered or project located in (or within 1 mile) of a highest or high need area as defined by the County’s COVID-19 Vulnerability Index
  • Green business or a business providing social or community benefit (s)

Interested businesses and projects must comply with relevant regulations and permitting requirements including existing zoning laws, building codes, and environmental regulations.

How to Apply

Applying is straightforward! Our team is committed to guiding you through every step of the process, from application submission to permit issuance. Follow these steps:

  • Visit epicla.lacounty.gov and create an account.

  • Log in and click “Apply.”

  • Search for “LA County Permit Express” form and select that option to begin applying.

  • Complete the form and use the Calendly link on the final page to schedule a consultation with a Permit Liaison.

Ready to make a positive impact in your community? Apply today and let us help you bring your vision to life!