City of Lawndale
Community Development Department

14717 Burin Avenue
Lawndale, CA 90260

Phone: (310) 973-3230, Fax: (310) 970-2183

Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Closed: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and on National Holiday's
General Number
Adrian Gutierrez
Administrative Assistant II
(310) 973-3230
Planning Staff
Sean M. Moore, AICP
Director of Community Development
(310) 973-3230
Jared Chavez
Senior Planner
(310) 973-3206
Rafael Garcia
Associate Planner
(310) 973-3240
Building & Safety Staff
Esequiel Pimentel
Building Permit Technician
(310) 973-3206
Anand Kumar
Building Inspector
(310) 973-3237
Tim Chen*
Building Plan Check Engineer
Contact Esequiel Pimentel.

*The Building Plan Checker is only in the office Tuesday mornings until 12 pm.

Building Plan Check Hours

We are only accepting plan check submittals that are left at our drop-off bin at this time. Typical turnaround time for plan check reviews are 3 to 4 weeks minimum. The drop-off bin is located just outside the entrance of City Hall and is available Monday through Thursday, from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Inspection Schedule

Building Inspections are done between the hours of 8:00 am to 11:00 am, Monday through Thursday. Inspection requests must be made at least 24-hours in advance.

Planning Inspections for fence, flatwork, sheds, or planning finals are only done on Thursdays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Inspection request must be made at least 24-hours in advance.

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