CITY OF LAWNDALE PERMIT FEES

Building Permit Fees - Permit and plan check fees for building permits are based on the valuation, or cost of the work being done. For a calculation of building permit fees, contact the Building Division with the valuation of the proposed work and the area (square feet) of the addition or new building.

Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical Permit Fees- are based on "item counts". For example, the fee for an electrical permit for a room addition is based on the number of new switches, light fixtures and outlets. For a calculation of fees, contact the Building Division with an item count of the work to be done.

School Fees - Fees are collected by the Centinela Valley Union High School District at 14901 Inglewood Avenue for all new buildings or additions in excess of 500 square feet. The rates are as follows:

Residential Development = $1.84 per square foot
Commercial/Industrial Development = $.30 per square foot

For more information, contact the Centinela Valley Union High School District at (310) 263-3228.

Other Fees:

City of Lawndale Parks and Recreation Fee - The construction of new residential units requires the payment of a fee of $400.00 per unit.

City of Lawndale Future Sewer Connection Fee - The construction of new buildings, additions, or changes of occupancy requires the payment of sewer capacity fees. The fee is based on the type and size of structure proposed. The fee per new residential unit is $204.00. Contact us for additional information.

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