Hawthorne Job Fair
10/02/2014 (10:00AM-1:00PM)
City Council Meeting
10/06/2014 (6:30PM-...)
Planning Commission Meeting
10/08/2014 (6:30PM-...)
Beautification Committee Meeting
10/09/2014 (7:00PM-...)
Parks, Recreation & Social Services Commission
10/13/2014 (7:00PM-...)
Youth Advisory Committee Meeting
10/14/2014 (5:00PM-...)
City Council Meeting
10/20/2014 (6:30PM-...)
Senior Citizen Advisory Committee
10/22/2014 (2:00PM-...)
Planning Commission Meeting
10/22/2014 (6:30PM-...)
Parks, Recreation & Social Services Commission Meeting
10/27/2014 (7:00PM-...)

More events...







lkWest Basin Municipal Water District - Free Fall Planting & BBQ
Come to a free Fall Planting & BBQ this Friday, October 3rd at the Edward C. Little Water Recycling facility in El Segundo. Learn about native plants and how to mulch a garden. Register at (310) 371-4663. Click here for more information. (9.30.2014)

October 20 is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 4 election. Pick up a registration card at City Hall or the post office and mail it to the county registrar. Even better, register online! http://registertovote.ca.gov/.(9/30/2014)
lk General Plan Safety Element Update and Local Hazard Mitigation Plan - Be Part of Making Your Community Safer
The City of Lawndale is taking steps right now to protect our community from earthquakes and other hazards to prepare for emergencies, and to provide adequate fire and police services. Your input is important to help the City develop and update its safety plans.
Attend the Open House October 16, 2014!
Did you receive notice of an upcoming electrical outage in your neighborhood? If you receive notice of a maintenance outage, it usually means important upgrades are coming to your neighborhood. Southern California Edison isolates the smallest possible area and provides advance notice so you can plan and enjoy your day. For more information, call the Outage Hotline at 800-611-1911 or go to the Outage center site at www.sce.com/outage to get real time information on planned and unplanned outages. (9.22.2014)

lkNew Metro Fares as of September 15
lkTarifas de Metro en vigor el 15 de septiembre


lkNew Bicycle Safety Law – In Effect from 9/16/14
The Three Feet for Safety Act took effect on September 16. Know the rules of the road when passing a bike and riding a bike! (9.17.2014)

The Los Angeles County Superior Court is currently seeking qualified citizens who are interested in applying for the 2015-2016 LOS ANGELES CIVIL GRAND JURY. The deadline to submit an application is November 24, 2014. Please click here for information on how to apply, along with other pertinent information. (8.26.2014)


lkFree Water Education Classes
Are you curious about where your water comes from and how safe it is? Sign up with West Basin Municipal Water District for their upcoming Water 101 classes to learn more about the importance of water reliabilty in this time of drought. Spots fill up quickly, so register early! All classes begin at 7:00p.m. and a light dinner is provided at 6:30p.m. Reservations are required. Email info@westbasin.org or call (310) 660-6243 to register. See flyer for full details. (9.23.2014)

lk Beautification Committee – Unexpected Vacancy
There is one vacancy on the Beautification Committee. We will accept applications until the position is filled. Click the heading above for information about the committee. For a copy of the application, Click here. (7.14.2014)
lk Lawndale Launches into Social Media
In an effort to reach Lawndalians where they are, the City of Lawndale is announcing the start of two social media advances via the platforms of YouTube and Nixle. Lawndale's new YouTube page is now showing recent Lawndale Living episodes, as cwell as important Public Service Announcements. The community can look forward to even more programming as Fall sports begin in September. The Mayor's Cup is just around the corner! Furthering Lawndale's steps into social media will be its use of Nixle for emergency preparedness and public safety information. Make sure that you sign up today to ensure you receive up-to-date bulletins and information on community happenings. (7.29.2014)

lkLAWNDALE CITY TV – Original City Programming Now Available on the Web
Follow this link to the Lawndale City TV web page for original City programming such as Lawndale Living, The Safety Zone with the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, Lawndale Lifestyle, and public service announcements. (8.4.2014)


lkState Issues Emergency Regulations for Statewide Urban Water Conservation
Residents are urged to take steps to reduce water consumption by 20%. This link will take you to a Resolution from the State Water Resources Control Board. Click the heading above for more information. (7.21.2014)

lkGolden State Water Issues Emergency Regulations for Outdoor Urban Water Use
Regulations prohibit each of the following:

  • Watering of outdoor landscapes that cause runoff to adjacent property, non-irrigated areas, private and public walkways, roadways, parking lots or structures.
  • The direct application of water to any hard surface for washing.
  • Using a hose to wash a motor vehicle, unless the hose is fitted with a shut-off nozzle.
  • Using potable water in a fountain or decorative water feature, unless the water is recirculated.
  • For additional information or to report water waste in your community, please contact Golden State Water's 24-hour Customer Service Center by calling 800-999-4033.(7.29.2014)
lkReceive $3 per square foot for replacing your water wasting turf. (9.9.2014)
eyr Street Name Sign Sale!
City of Lawndale is in the process of installing new street name signs throughout the City to provide for improved guidance to residents and visitors. We are also making the old signs available for purchase by the public. Limited quantities of signs will be available for sale as of February 18, 2014, at the City Yard. Each sign will be offered at $10. For more information, please call us at 310/973-3260, or visit us at:
City of Lawndale Yard, 4722 Manhattan Beach Blvd. Lawndale, CA 90260 Hours of Operation: 7am to 6pm, Closed on Fridays.

lkChanges to the California Building Code Effective Jan. 1, 2014

lkATTENTION - Individuals who may have performed work on the Lawndale's Playground Equipment Replacement Project
If you or anyone you know had worked for a contractor that assisted in the construction of the Lawndale's Playground Equipment Replacement Project from March 2014 to June 2014, you or they may qualify for unpaid wages. To review the list of affected contractors that have workers that may qualify for unpaid wages, please CLICK HERE. This notice will remain posted on this site until September 30, 2017. (9.4.2014)
lkATTENTION - Individuals and Contractors who may have performed work on the Lawndale Community Center
If you or anyone you know had worked for a contractor that assisted in the construction of the Lawndale Community Center project from October 2010 to November 2012, you or they may qualify for unpaid wages. To review the list of potential contractors that have workers that may qualify for unpaid wages, please CLICK HERE. This notice will remain posted on this site until November 5, 2015 (1.16.2014)
lkNew Commercial and Industrial Sign Regulations!
Sign regulations were recently updated to allow for more types of temporary signs (feather and A-frame signs), a longer duration for temporary signs, use of sign twirlers, digital displays, and increased signage allowed on a business. For more information, call (310) 973-3230. (6.19.2013)
lk Business and Multi-Family Waste Services Rate Calculator
You might be eligible to save money on your business or multi-family property trash services. By clicking the heading above, use our electronic CalRecycle Climate Calculator with your current trash bill to determine eligible savings! (10.31.2013)
lkKeep Pet Waste from Reaching the Los Angeles Harbor
Failure to properly dispose of pet waste can result in pollution of the harbor and the ocean beyond. Please pick up after your pet. Click the heading above for more information about this serious problem. (4.23.2013)
gh Commodities Free Food Program
Nutritious food is distributed once a week to people who are income eligible. To participate, come to the Community Center Annex on Wednesday morning. Click the heading above for more information. (10.27.2011)
lk You May Qualify for a Utility Users Tax Exemption
If you are a Lawndale resident senior 65 years or older, or meet the Social Security Administration criteria of a blind or disabled person, or income does not exceed the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) established income limits for very low income families, you may qualify for a Utility Users Tax (UUT) exemption. For more information, or to download an application, please click here.(3.4.2014)
lk Measure CL - You May Qualify for a Parcel Tax Exemption
Lawndale senior citizens and residents receiving SSI income may qualify for a parcel tax exemption. Applications must be submitted by June 30, 2014. The Measure CL Parcel Tax is not administered by the City of Lawndale and questions and applications should be directed to the Local Classrooms Funding Authority (800 676-7516). The For more information or to download an application click here. (7.7.2014)
South Bay Metro Green Line Extension Through Lawndale
Metro is considering an extension of the Green Line from the Marine Avenue Station south to Torrance using existing railroad tracks. This could generate noise and disrupt cross traffic in Lawndale residential neighborhoods. Share your opinions with Metro or have your name added to its mailing list by signing on to: http://www.metro.net/projects/south-bay/southbay-comment-form/.(12.27.2010)
lkResidential No-Burn Alerts – click here to check on today's status
Visit the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) website for no-burn notices and air quality updates. (3.6.2014)


**Please Note: To ensure that you are able to properly view all linked documents and prevent browser related problems; please have the latest version of adobe acrobat installed, and the pop up blocker on your internet browser set to temporarily disabled.
Last Update:
Comments/Questions concerning the Website?
City of Lawndale · 14717 Burin Ave Lawndale, CA 90260 · (310) 973-3200