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Building & Safety Inspections
For active building permits or to final a construction project.

To schedule an inspection, please call (310) 973-3237. Please call at least 24 hours in advance.

Anand Kumar, Building Inspector
Inspection Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 8 am to 11 am

COVID-19 Construction Site Guidelines
To ensure the health and safety of all people working on construction job sites, the LA County Public Works Department has provided guidelines to follow during the COVID-19 pandemic. View the gudielines by clicking this link.
Planning Inspections
For active planning permits or to obtain a final planning approval for a project.

To schedule an inspection, please call (310) 973-3230. Please call at least 24 hours in advance.

Rafael Garcia, Associate Planner
Jared Chavez, Senior Planner
Inspection Hours: Thursday's only - 9 am to 12 pm
Residential Property Reports
Once the City has received your application and payment for a Residential Property Report, please contact the Municipal Services Department to schedule an inspection by calling (310) 973-3220, one to two business days after submittal.

COVID-19: Procedural Changes

The department's counter is currently closed to the public due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Applicaitons, 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 accpeting check's, cashier's check's, and money orders made payable to the City of Lawndale at this time.

1. Drop-Off Bin:

Patron's 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

Patron's 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 are still required when submitting new or revised plans.

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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