Planning & Zoning

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Banner regarding water-efficient landscapingBanner for Final Draft 2021-2029 Housing ElementBanner for 2020 General Plan Update

Make your landscaping water-efficient with a Flatwork Permit.

Final Public Review Draft of the 2021-2029 Housing Element

Participate in the 2020 General Plan Update


CONTACT US

Main Line: (310) 973-3230
Fax: (310) 970-2183

Jared Chavez, Acting Director


Jose Hernandez, Associate Planner


Alex Rocha - Associate Planner

(Available on Mon. and Wed. only)

Planning Commission


The City of Lawndale Planning Commission is comprised of residents appointed by the City Council, which 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.

Meeting Time and Location

Meetings are held on the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month at 6:30 p.m. and are held at the Council Chambers located at 14717 Burin Avenue.

General Plan & Specific Plan Update



ATTENTION RESIDENTS, BUSINESS OWNERS, AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS!

Help shape the future of Lawndale by participating in the process to update our General Plan & Hawthorne Boulevard Specific Plan! Watch this video to learn about the importance of this process!

Recent Updates


ZONING STANDARDS & TOOLS


OFFICE HOURS

Monday-Thursday:
7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday-Sunday: Closed


PUBLIC COUNTERS ARE NOW OPEN!

Call the following phone numbers for specific services:

General Inquiries
(310) 973-3230

Planning and Zoning
(310) 973-3230

Permits / Building & Safety / Building Plan Check
(310) 973-3236

Building Inspections
(310) 973-3237


Parkway Design Guidelines

Interested in redesigning your parkway? Review the City's Parkway Design Guidelines. For more information, or to obtain an encroachment permit to alter the parkway, call the Public Works Department at (310) 973-3260

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