City of Lawndale
Building & Safety Division

14717 Burin Avenue, Lawndale, CA 90260

(310) 973-3230 - Main Line
(310) 973-3236 - Building Permit Technician
(310) 973-3237 - Building Inspector / Building Inspection Request


 
Counter Hours
General Information
Building Inspector
Payments
Plan Check Engineer
Mon through Thurs, 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Mon through Thurs, 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Mon through Thurs, 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesdays only, 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
 
hkjgfConstruction Hours
Monday - Friday
Saturday
Sunday's & Holiday's
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
No construction allowed
 
dfgInspections
Work being conducted in conjunction with a permit must be inspected during the project to insure compliance with codes and the approved plans. To arrange an inspection, call us at least two days before the desired inspection date. Inspection hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. A two-hour window may be requested on the morning of scheduled inspection.
 
Plans Prepared by a Licensed Architect/Engineer
Please see the following document to determine if your plans need to be prepared by an architect/engineer that is licensed with the State of California.
 
Building Plan Check
Permit Applications
Applications are available to download and print. Completed applications must be submitted in person.
- FAQ on pulling permits (who can pull them and when is it required?)
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Summary of Permit and Plan Check Fees
 

54Recycling of Construction and Demolition Debris Required for Certain Projects

Downloadable Construction Details

You can now submit your application and plans for Solar Power Systems online!

E-mail your documents and application to: solarsubmittal@lawndalecity.org. Typical turn around time is two-business days.

The following documents must be submitted:

  • Building Permit Application
  • Electrical Permit Application (if a main panel or sub-panel will be added or replaced or if additional electrical work is required)
  • Electrical and structural plans/calculaitons for the system (for review and approval by the Building and Safety Division before permit issuance)
  • Applicable Solar Attachment Forms (Attachments: B, C, D, and/or E)

Permit fees are due upon retrieval of approved solar plans ($547.40 for residential projects - $1,094.80 for commericial projects). Fees for any additional items are also due upon permit issuance.

Cash, check, and debit/credit card payments must be made at the Finance Department. Check payments are made payable to the City of Lawndale.

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