Economic Development


Welcome to Lynwood, a diverse and vibrant community situated in Los Angeles County. Covering five square miles, Lynwood is conveniently located near two major freeways, the 710 and the 105, providing residents with easy access to Los Angeles and Long Beach Downtowns and airports. Incorporated in 1921, Lynwood has a rich history as ranch land and the site of a dairy and creamery. Today, the city offers an exceptional quality of life, with well-managed municipal services and a business- friendly environment that attracts new commerce while supporting existing businesses. Lynwood is a safe, self-sufficient, and family-oriented community that takes pride in its approximately 70,000 residents, come experience the progress and energy of Lynwood for yourself!

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About Sidewalk Food Vending (Compact Mobile Food Operation)

On September 23, 2022, Governor Newsom signed SB 972, a bill that modified the California Retail Food Code (CRFC) and established a new retail food facility known as Compact Mobile Food Operation (CMFO). The new law became effective on January 1, 2023. The city of Lynwood supports this law with the consideration of our ORDINANCE NO. 1622-A. See below for information about Sidewalk Food Vending, and the process to obtain a permit.

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