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Policy Update - Effective January 14, 2019 ALL required plans are to be prepared by a licensed architect and engineer.
Planning Fee Increase - The Planning Department fees will increase effective date of February 5, 2018.
Code - link to entire City Municipal Code
Hawthorne Boulevard Specific Plan - See amendments below.
Amendments to the Hawthorne Boulevard Specific Plan below. If you have any questions, please contact the Community Development Department.
|Ordinance or Resolution No.
|Ord. No. 883-00
||Amends the maximum front street side setback for the office commercial, "OC", zoning district from 10' to not applicable, "NA"
|Ord. No. 890-01
||Changes the designation of the properties located at 16200 Hawthorne Blvd. and 4342 W. 162nd Street from Neighborhood Commercial (NC) to General Commercial (GC)
|Ord. No. 897-01
||Amends the development permit requirements of the Hawthorne Blvd. Specific Plan.
|Ord. No. 923-02
||Amends the Hawthorne Blvd. Specific Plan and General Plan related to the mixed-use development and the Land Use Matrix of the Hawthorne Blvd. Specific Plan.
|Ord. No. 964-06
||Amends the Hawthorne Blvd. Specific Plan related to the elemination of the use of floor area ratios in zones GC, OC, and NC
|Ord. No. 1026-09
||Amends the Hawthorne Blvd. Specific Plan to (i) allow for institutional and open space uses, (ii) achieve consistency between the General Plan and the Zoning Ordinance, and (iii) accurately reflect existing and likely future land uses and adopting the related negative declaration
|Res. No. CC-0906-035
||Amends the Land Use Matrix of the Hawthorne Blvd. Specific Plan and the related negative declaration
Development Standards - Updated
Zoning Standards - Revised October 2018
Standards - Revised April 2003
/ District Use Matrix - Revised April 2015
Documents - None currently
Planning Forms and Information
Residential Property Report
City of Lawndale Demographic Profile - Prepared by the Southern California Association of Governments
Mills Act Historic Building Preservation Program – link to more information
Historic Plaque Program – link to more information
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