hjk ORDINANCE NO. 1122-16 amends the city's code to limit the number of massage establishments in the city and to require massage establishments to obtain a special use permit and was adopted on July 18, 2016.

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City Zoning Map

Municipal 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. Description Approved
Ord. No. 883-00 Amends the maximum front street side setback for the office commercial, "OC", zoning district from 10' to not applicable, "NA" 12/04/2000
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) 03/05/2001
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. 11/04/2002
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 02/21/2006
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 06/15/2009
Res. No. CC-0906-035 Amends the Land Use Matrix of the Hawthorne Blvd. Specific Plan and the related negative declaration 06/01/2009

Zoning Standards - summaries of development standards
- Residential Development Standards - Updated October 2012
- Commercial Zoning Standards - Revised September 2001
- Parking Standards - Revised April 2003
- Commercial / District Use Matrix - Revised March 2013

Environmental Documents - None currently

ghj Planning Forms and Information

Zoning and Subdivision Permit Application - Special Use Permits, Variances, Subdivision Maps.
Sign Permit Application
Temporary Sign/Banner Permit Application
Fence Permits Application
Residential Property Report

- Requirements
- Application Form*
Site Plan Review Application

City of Lawndale Demographic Profile - Prepared by the Southern California Association of Governments

kjhMills Act Historic Building Preservation Program – link to more information

Historic Plaque Program – link to more information

South Bay Center for Dispute Resolution: Having trouble settling a dispute? Contact the South Bay Center for Dispute Resolution, (310) 376-7007.

PC Case No. 14-11: Grevillea Gardens 26-Unit Condominium Development - Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration. Project revised to 41 units. Please contact Chris Wilson for more information.
Update 1: Project going before Planning Commission February 22, 2017.
(2.8.2017)
Update 2: Revised initial study. (2.16.2017)

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