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lk No Street Sweeping Enforcement on City/Federal Holidays
There will not be any street sweeping on:
- Christmas Day & New Year's Day.
Please remember that all other parking restrictions may still be in effect, such as no parking at red curbs or handicapped parking restrictions, etc. (11.30.2020)

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lk2020 Holiday Decorating Contest
It is that time of year again! If you are interested in having the Beautification Committee to judge your Holiday Decorating please fill out the application or call (310) 973-3220 to let us know that you are interested. We have scheduled the Holiday Decorating Contest to drive around for December 16-18, 2020. Please keep your lights on from 6:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. (11.23.2020)

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lkCounty Officials Warn Against Property Tax Scam
It's being reported that unknown people are attempting to fraudulently collect in-person property tax payments at taxpayers' homes because of COVID-19. The individuals may even have fake identification as well as the tax bill for the specific homeowner in question. For more information please click the heading. (10.22.2020)


lkCommunity Surveys - General Plan and Hawthorne Boulevard Specific Plan Update
- Participate by December 31, 2020

The City of Lawndale welcomes you to share your ideas about living and/or working in our community. What do you love about our community? What would you like to see our community look like in 10 or 20 years? For more information please click the heading. (12.2.2020)

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lkAttention Seniors!
The City of Lawndale Special Transit program is offering free transportation for “essential” rides to appointments and errands such as: medical and dental appointments, grocery shopping, trips to the pharmacy, post office or others that are deemed essential in nature.  Please click on program heading for more details.

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lkCity Facilities to Reopen by Appointment Only on Monday, Sep. 21, 2020
In an effort to continue to provide quality service, while protecting the health and safety of our residents, employees, and visitors, the City of Lawndale will be reopening services to the public in a two Phase approach. As such, effective Monday, September 21, 2020, the City will reopen to the public for select in-person transactions by appointment only. For more information please click the heading. (9.16.2020)

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For Lawndale restaurants that continue to be affected by COVID-19 and County health orders that prohibit indoor dining, outdoor dining may be allowed with a City temporary use permit. For more information on obtaining this permit for outdoor restaurant service, please contact the Community Development Department at (310) 973-3230. (7.6.2020)

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lkAttention Lawndale Business
Assembly Bill 827 requires businesses to make composting and recycling receptacles accessible to customers. Please click here for more information. For more information please click the heading. (7.8.2020)

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lkRe-instatement of Street Sweeping Enforcement on All Streets
The City of Lawndale will reinstate parking enforcement for street sweeping that had been temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 shelter-at-home restrictions. The City will issue street sweeping parking citations starting on August 3rd on all streets. For more information please click the heading. (7.1.2020)

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Title Bullet Starting Monday, May 4th, 2020, The Lawndale Beat Transportation Service will be Suspended Until Further Notice

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Title Bullet Lawndale "Project Roomkey" Update

Watch us on Youtube lkCity Council Meetings Live Streamed on YouTube
City Council meetings are now live streaming and archived on the Lawndale CityTV YouTube channel, as well as other videos and clips that showcase events and news around Lawndale.
Click the heading to check it out.

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Title Bullet Lawndale Business Licenses can Now be Renewed Online and New Applications can be Submitted

- Business Licence Renewal Navigation Procedures

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Title Bullet Homeowners' Exemption
Own a home? Is it your principal place of residence? You may qualify for a Homeowners' Tax Exemption. For more information please visit or call (213) 974-3211.

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lkWe Work for Earth – A Certification Program
Effective January 1, 2020 businesses and multi-family complexes and business can be nominated for the We Work for Earth Certification Program. Please click on the link below to learn about the requirements and feel free to contact Public Works Department at 310-973-3273 to submit your nomination. (Posted on December 19, 2019)

Title Bullet L.A. County Measure W – Special Parcel Tax on Upcoming Property Tax Bills
In November 2018, Los Angeles County voters approved a special parcel tax under Measure W – The Safe Clean Water Program. This special parcel tax will start appearing on local property tax bills this year. If you are a low income senior you may qualify for an exemption, but you must apply. Exemption forms are available on the website, at City Hall, and the Community Center. For questions on how this tax may affect you, please contact the Safe, Clean Water Program hotline and their staff will be prepared to address all inquiries: 1-833-ASK-SCWP (833-275-7297).
Exemption Procedures and Guidelines/Application Form

Title Bullet Lawndale Residents May Qualify for a Measure CL Tax Exemption on their 2019/20 Property Tax Bill
On November 6, 2012, Los Angeles County voters in the Lawndale, Hawthorne, Wiseburn, Lennox and Centinela Valley school districts approved Measure CL, a Local Classrooms Funding Authority parcel tax intended to generate approximately $11 million per year. Residents who own a single family house or condominium in Lawndale may be eligible for a Measure CL tax exemption if you fall into the category of a senior citizen over age 65 or if you qualify for a disability exemption. The deadline to file for an exemption is June 30 of each year. However, you do not have to reapply each year once you begin receiving the exemption. Exemption applications are available at each elementary school district office, Lawndale City Hall, Lawndale Community Center, Lawndale Library, Wiseburn Library and Lennox Senior Center. Additional information on Measure CL and the exemptions can be found at the following web site:

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lk Mosquitoes: What to Do & Who to Call
Newly invasive Aedes mosquitoes are moving further into new areas of Los Angeles County. For information on prevention and personal protection click here or visit

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Title Bullet Get Involved and Join a Commission or Committee
Here is a great opportunity to serve your community by applying to be appointed to a City Commission or Committee. If you are interested, please contact the City Clerk's office at (310) 973-3200, or click the heading to fill out an application. For more information on the committee/commission functions and duties, click here. (1.15.2019)

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Title Bullet Parkway Design Guidelines
This document is intended to provide residents with guidelines regarding the installation of landscape improvements within the part of the Public (street) Right-of-Way commonly referred to as a parkway. (2.22.2018)

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Title BulletLAWNDALE 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)

Title Bullet Commodities - Food Distribution Program
Nutritious food is distributed once a week to people who are income eligible. To participate, come to 3rd floor of the Harold E. Hofmann Community Center on Wednesday morning. Click the heading above for more information. (7.10.2017)
Title Bullet 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)

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Title BulletSouth 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:


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