Planning Division


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
  • Zone Changes
  • Conditional Use Permits
  • Specific Plans
  • Variances
  • Zoning Ordinance Amendments
  • Subdivisions

The Planning Division processes administrative applications to include:

  • Site plan reviews
  • Sign permits
  • Fence permits
  • Minor development projects
  • Business license zoning approval
  • Home occupation permits
  • Child care facilities
  • Color reviews
  • Other development proposals

Staff also prepares and provides reports and recommendations to the Lynwood Planning Commission and/or to the City Council.