Planning Permits
  • When is a permit required?
  • Call (310) 973-3230 to request a Planning Inspection.
    Note: Inspections are done only on Thursdays, from 9 am to 12 pm. Please call at least 24 hours in advance to schedule an inspection.

COVID-19 NOTICE

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, WE ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC AND ARE ONLY ACCEPTING THE FOLLOWING FORMS OF PAYMENTS: personal checks, cashier checks, or money orders made payable to the City of Lawndale.

You can drop-off your payment, application, and applications using our drop-off bin located outside the main doors to City Hall. Please include the project address and scope of work when submitting your application.

Drop-off:
City of Lawndale
Planning Department
14717 Burin Avenue
Lawndale, CA 90260

Fence Permit Application ($324.25)
Flatwork Permit Application ($236.75)
  • Needed when replacing or repairing concrete on private property
  • Needed installing or replacing grass or plants on the private property
  • Permit expires six months after issuance
  • View general regulations about flatwork
Shed Permit Application ($236.75)
  • Needed when removing or relocating an existing shed
  • Needed when installing or building a new shed that is no larger than 120 sq.ft. and no taller than 10 feet
  • Permit expires six months after issuance
  • View general requirements for sheds
Sign Permit Application ($67.25)
Temporary Sign/Banner Permit Application ($67.25)
  • Needed when temporary banners or signs will be on display for up to 120 days
 

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