Department Overview

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 and Subdivisions. The Planning Division processes administrative applications to include site plan reviews, sign permits, fence permits, minor development projects, business license zoning approval, home occupations, child care facilities, color reviews and other development proposals. Staff also prepares and provides reports and recommendations to the Lynwood Planning Commission and/or City Council consideration.

Planning Division Contact Information

Karen Figueredo, Planning Associate
310/603-0220, ext. 247


Planning Commision Agendas

Planning Documents (PDF)

Zoning Map
Long Beach Blvd. Specific Plan
City of Lynwood General Plan
General Plan Map

Planning Forms (PDF)

Appeal Application
Banner Permit
Conditional Use Permit
General Plan Amendment
Preliminary Plan Review
Reasonable Accommodations
Request For New Or Change Of Address
Sign Permit
Site Plan Review
Tentative Parcel Map And Tentative Tract Map
Variance Major
Variance Minor
Zone Code and Zoning Map Amendments