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Title Bullet DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK, OUR HOURS OF OPERATION HAVE TEMPORARILY CHANGED TO: Monday Through Thursday, 8 am to 5 pm, Starting March 30th, 2020
City Hall is temporarily closed to the public and services will be limited. Please contact our main line at (310) 973-3200 during our adjusted business hours for assistance or general inquiries. (3.26.2020)

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Title Bullet Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, all parking enforcement for street sweeping has been temporarily suspended until further notice. All other parking enforcement will remain in effect.
city logo lkBeginning Monday, 3/30 and Until Further Notice, Republic Services will be Operating Under Temporary Guidelines.
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 BulletCANCELLED - Parents Night Out - Friday, March 20th

Looking to enjoy a nice evening out? The Department of Community Services is offering a fun filled night for kids 6-11 years of age, with a movie, pizza dinner, and much more! Click the link or visit the Harold E. Hofmann Community Center for information and to register.

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Title BulletCANCELLED - Compost Giveaway
Sunday, March 22nd - Saturday, March 28th

08:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (or until compost runs out)
Lawndale City Yard
4722 Manhattan Beach Boulevard
Lawndale, CA 90260
For more information click the heading.
(Updated. 3.16.2020)

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Title BulletCANCELLED - Low Cost Vaccines & Microchips - March 28th
For more information click the heading. (3.5.2020)

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Title BulletCANCELLED - Clean Up Day - March 28th

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Title BulletCANCELLED - Annual Egg Hunt - Saturday, April 11th

Join us for our annual Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 11th at William Green Park at 10:00 a.m. Activities include egg hunts for all ages, arts & crafts, face painting and visits with the Easter bunny! For more info please call (310) 973-3270.
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lk2020 Lawndalian Spring Newsletter and Class Schedules Now Available!
The "Lawndalian" quarterly newsletter provides information about what is happening in Lawndale and includes news from various City departments, public safety announcements, City special event information, recreation class schedules, registration information, City public works projects and much, much more! Click on the thumbnail image to view the 2020 Spring Newsletter, or view past newsletters. The spring class registration period for classes beginning in April opens Monday, March 2nd. See pages 3 – 6 for class schedules and registration information.

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Title Bullet New Process for Street Sweeping Enforcement
Beginning Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Parking Control Officers will no longer drive in front of the street sweeper when the sweeper is travelling on its route. Officers will now trail behind the street sweeper and follow it as it moves through neighborhoods. For more information click the heading. (2.12.2020)


Title Bullet Businesses Required to Post Human Trafficking Notices
With the passage of Senate Bill 1193, certain businesses are required to post notices on human trafficking. Please visit the following website for additional information and to print the notices required under Civil Code Section 52.6. Click the heading for more information.

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Title Bullet Do You Know a Special Senior in Lawndale with the Spirit of Volunteerism? Nominate That Special Individual Today!
The City of Lawndale is searching for that special someone to be recognized as Lawndale's 2020 Outstanding Older American. For more information click the heading.
- Flyer and Nomination Application
- History of Award Recipients (1.30.2020


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Title Bullet Notice of So Cal Gas Construction in Lawndale - Outreach - 161st Street
Start date February 3, 2020
Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas®) will be in your neighborhood soon to perform maintenance on company substructures on 161st, between Inglewood Ave and Firmona Ave in the City of Lawndale. This project is expected to take about 13 weeks (permitting weather conditions and other factors). For more information please click the heading.(2.6.2020)

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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).
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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)


Title Bullet New Planning Submittal Requirement Effective March 4, 2019
Effective March 4, 2019, ALL required plans will need to be drawn and prepared by a licensed Architect or Engineer. Please click here for more information. (1.8.2019)

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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 Bullet Vacancy on the Youth Advisory Committee (YAC)
There is a great opportunity to serve your community by serving on the Youth Advisory Committee. Please apply if you would like to be part of YAC. YAC assists in planning and organizing youth and teen events, they brainstorm, discuss, volunteer and make changes. If you are interested, please contact the City Clerk's office at (310) 973-3200, or click the heading to fill out an application. (10.4.2018)

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Title Bullet Vacancy on the Beautification Committee
There is a great opportunity to serve your community by serving on the Beautification Committee. Please apply if you would like to be part of some of our exciting events such as Clean Up Day, Home Awards and Holiday Decorating Competition. If you are interested, please contact the City Clerk's office at (310) 973-3200 to fill out an application. (12.20.2016)

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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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