Effective immediately, the Planning Division will no longer be accepting personal or company checks for payment of fees.
The Planning Division is responsible for current and advance planning activities and the implementation of the Lynwood General Plan and the City's zoning ordinance. The Planning Division processes, prepares, and presents discretionary project reviews and recommendations including:
General Plan Amendments
Conditional Use Permits
Zoning Ordinance Amendments
The Planning Division processes administrative applications to include:
Site plan reviews
Minor development projects
Business license zoning approval
Home occupation permits
Child care facilities
Other development proposals
Staff also prepares and provides reports and recommendations to the Lynwood Planning Commission and/or to the City Council.
New ADU Laws:
The State of California approves new ADU regulations almost every year, please refer to the handout below for information about the new laws in effect in 2023. Be advised the City follows these changes, and all updates. New ADU Laws (PDF)