Please contact the Municipal Services Department to report unpermitted construction, construction work being conducted outside of the permitted construction hours, or if you have questions regarding code enforcement matters - (310) 973-3220.
The City of Lawndale Planning Commission is comprised of local residents appointed by the City Council, that serve as an advisory board to the City Council for land development, special use permits, planning, and zoning related matters on a case-by-case basis through public hearings. The appointed members serve for a two-year term and must file statements declaring their economic interests while in office.
Time & Location of Meetings: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month
Meetings start at 6:30 pm and are held in the Council Chambers located at 14717 Burin Avenue.
ATTENTION RESIDENTS: Help shape the future of Lawndale by participating in the process to update our General Plan & Hawthorne Boulevard Specific Plan! Watch the video below to see learn about the importance of these updates. To stay up-to-date about this process, please go to: lawndale.generalplan.org.
The department's counter is currently closed to the public due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Applicaitons, plans, payments, and other documents are still being processed utilizing the following methods:
Cash, credit cards, debit cards, and card authorization forms are not accepted at this time.
We are only accpeting check's, cashier's check's, and money orders made payable to the City of Lawndale at this time.
1. Drop-Off Bin:
Patron's can leave their application, plans, payments and documents inside the drop-off bin located just outside the main entrance doors of City Hall. The bin is available during our normal business hours: Monday - Thursday, 7 am to 6 pm.
Do not drop-off any items outside of these hours!
Patron's can also mail-in their items. Please using the following address to send in your item:
City of Lawndale
Community Development Department
14717 Burin Avenue
Lawndale, CA 90260
Patron's may submit their applications and plans by e-mail by sending them to the following e-mail addresses:
Note: Physical copies of plans are still required when submitting new or revised plans.