as you are reading my colleagues previous comments below there's no direct answer without speaking with the appropriate trade. i have two very strong and experienced resources for you that could take on a project you're describing and have done numerous in santa monica. its always favorable to work with someone whom already has established relationships with the city. if you are interested in speaking with them let me know. best of luck.
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Please contact me so I can hook you up with Joe Casey, an amazing contractor in LA. What you need to do is shop around and I'm confident that after meeting with him you'll be happy and you'll have a solid project.