Another requirement in the grading plan approval process in Los Angeles County is an approved Fuel Mod Plan. I have plenty of experience creating these plans and have found much success with their approval. I can obtain ortho-rectified aerial photography 2 years old at the most that has made the approval process faster as it is much easier to view the surrounding vegetation this way.
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||Simple Fuel Mod Example
Here is an example of a Fuel Mod Plan I created for a single-family home on a single lot.