Los Angeles Fire Department is providing this information on behalf of the Mountain Recreation and Conservation Authority (MRCA). According to MRCA under the state law, brush clearance is the responsibility of the property owner whose property falls adjacent to MRCA management land. MRCA will not be held responsible and is protected by state law. It is the obligation of the property owner to comply with the weed abatement regulations on protected parklands annually. Weed abatements requirements vary by jurisdiction. It is your obligation to check with your local weed abatement district for defensible space requirements. The City of Los Angeles requires property located in the Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zone to maintain in accordance with the Fire Code.