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Lighting & Landscaping Districts

Attributes

A lighting and landscaping district levies a special assessment that can pay for the installation and maintenance of items including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Landscaping
  • Public lighting
  • Sidewalks, curbs, and gutters
  • Park improvements

To see a list of all improvement items authorized in a lighting and landscaping district please read the California streets and highways code section listed under the legal authority section.

Legal authority

A lighting and landscaping district is authorized by the California streets and highways code division 15, part 2, section 22500 et seq. entitled Landscaping and Lighting Act of 1972.

Districts

City of Carlsbad residents could reside in none, some, or all of the Lighting and Landscaping District No. 1 zones. Residents who reside in Lighting and Landscaping District No. 2 do not reside in any LLD No. 1 zones and, therefore, will not be subject to the special assessments of LLD No. 1.