COVID-19 Procedures
The department's counter is currently closed to the public due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Applications, plans, payments, and other documents are still being processed utilizing the following methods:
Payment Notice

Cash, credit cards, debit cards, and card authorization forms are not accepted at this time.

We are only accepting checks, cashier's checks, and money orders made payable to the City of Lawndale at this time.

How to drop-off payment and documents

1. Drop-off Bin
Patrons 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!


2. Mail
Patrons 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
3. E-Mail:
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 will be required once Planning and Building & Safety issue their approvals.
Adrian Gutierrez
Phone: (310) 973-3230
Esequiel Pimentel
Phone: (310) 973-3236

4. Inspections:
To schedule an inspection, please call the following numbers:

Building: (310) 973-3236 or
Planning: (310) 973-3230

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