Community Development (310) 973-3230
Building Inspections (310) 973-3237
Planning Inspections (310) 973-3230
Office Hours

Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed on Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Closed on City Observed Holidays

Building Plan Check Submittals only - Tuesday mornings
   

COVID-19 NOTICE

Our counter is temporarily closed to the public. Service is limited. Please contact our main line at (310) 973-3230 during operating hours for assistance or general questions.

** To submit plans, paperwork, permit applications, or check payments, we have a drop-off bin located outside the main entrance of City Hall that is available during our operating hours. (See Notice)

INSPECTIONS ARE STILL BEING PEFORMED
- Call (310) 973-3237 to schedule a Building Inspection
- Call (310) 973-3230 to schedule a Planning Inspection

   
Planning Commission
Meetings
Click here to see how to view the Planning Commission meetings online during the COVID-19 closure.
   
2020 Fire Code Update View the upcoming updates to the LA County Fire Code that the City is considering adopting by reference.

This will go to Council on May 4, 2020.
   
Program Description
The Community Development Department is responsible for providing information to the general public on Planning, Zoning, reviewing and issuing building permits, providing inspections for new construction and ensuring compliance with the applicable planning, zoning and building related requirements, preparing and administrating contracts for special Community Development related programs, coordinating with other City, local and state departments, monitoring regional and state activities that impact the City, ensuring the City's development related documents are in compliance with state and federal requirements, and providing staff support to the City Manager, City Attorney, Planning Commission, City Council and the general public.
 
 
   


HOUSING RIGHTS CENTER SERVICES

The Housing Rights Center provides assistance to residents of CDBG participating cities and the unincorporated areas of LA County through a program of informational, educational, and investigative services which are designed to promote fair housing. Please see the attached information describing various laws, requirements, and services they provide including eviction defense and issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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View HRC Service Flyer for Contact Information (Eng/Span)

- AB 1482 Information Flyer
- HRC Workshop - Information Flyer
 
 
   

PUBLIC NOTICE: CDBG - CARES ACT FUNDS
Posted: Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Notice is herby given that the City of Lawndale has received additional CDBG-CV Act Funding in addition to its current fiscal year's Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) program. Click here to view notice.

 
 
   
2020 CENSUS BEGINS MARCH 2020!

Visit this page to get all the latest information on the 2020 US Census from the US Census Bureau.
 
 
   
RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS AND DESIGN GUIDELINES HAVE BEEN ADOPTED
The City Council recently approved Residential Development Standards and Design Guidelines. The goal of these standards and guidelines is to improve the quality of life throughout the City's residential neighborhood's. You can view the document to assist you with improving the design and utilization of your property.
 
 
   
LAEDC - BUSINESS RESOURCES

Business Incentives 2020
This flyer contains information about State and County programs, incentives and tax credits for businesses.

LA County - Connection to Resources & Adovacy Services

View a general list of resources and agencies that can help locate additional resources and services for businesses.
 
 
   
   

THE GENERAL PLAN

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dgfhApplication Checklist and Application Form for Residential Development - added December 30, 2019.

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fgds Plan Requirements - The following document states when a project will require plans to be prepared by a architect/engineer that is licensed by the State of California.


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