The Community Development Department consists of the Planning, Code Enforcement, Economic Development and GIS Divisions.
- General Information
- Annual Progress Report on the General Plan 2011
- Census/Demographic Information
City of Lomita 2013-2021 Draft Housing Element
Selected Social Characteristics
Selected Economic Characteristics
Selected Housing Characteristics
- How to file a complaint against a community care facility
These include child care facilities, adult day programs, adult residential facilities including residential
care facilities for the elderly and children's residential facilities including group homes and foster homes
(from the State of California, Department of Social Services Website).
For additional information go to: http://ccld.ca.gov/PG408.htm
To report abuse: http://www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/PG20.htm
- Ponte Vista Project
- Standard Plans for Public Works Construction
- Tools for Small Businesses
Negative Declaration and Initial Study for the Proposed Housing Element
2013-2021 Draft Housing Element
- Planning Commission Meeting Archives
- Agendas, Reports and Minutes
- Planning Review Process
- Planning Review Process
Residential Property Report Information
Frequently Asked Questions
Guidelines for Banner Signs
Guidelines for Outside Displays
Guidelines for Portable Signs in the Downtown Commercial Zone
Residential Property Report Application Form
Certificate of Compliance (Water Conservation Retrofit Requirement)<
Online Planning Documents and Maps
Lomita from Space
Title Page and table of contents (download size: 400KB)
Introduction to the General Plan (342KB)
Land Use Element (2.2MB)
Circulation Element (1.7MB)
Housing Element (567KB)
Resource Management Element (2.8MB)
Safety Element (4.6MB)
Noise Element (2.9MB)
Economic Development Element (2.1MB)
Implementation Element (3.0MB)
General Plan Map
Summary of Zones
Community Development Department Staff
The Planning Commission consists of 7 members appointed by City Council.
The Planning Division serves as staff to the Commission and prepares staff
reports regarding various development applications that require Commission
review. The Planning Commission meets on the second Monday each month at
7:00 PM in City Hall. Meetings are open to the public, and
agendas are available in the City Hall lobby.
||Planning Commissioner, Chair
||Planning Commissioner, Vice Chair
The Planning Division provides information and assistance to the public
on the City's planning process and development requirements, conducts land
use and zoning, environmental, and design review of all development applications,
ensures quality development and consistency with the City's codes and policies,
and staffs and advises the Planning Commission. In addition, the Planning
Division is responsible for maintenance of the City's General Plan and Zoning
Ordinance. The GIS Division is also part of the Community Development Department
and provides cartography related services and maintains the City's maps including
the General Plan and Zoning Maps.
The Community Enforcement Division enforces the zoning, graffiti, signage and
business license ordinances and regulations. Code enforcement staff also
coordinates the City's activities with the health, animal control, building
rehabilitation, police and fire suppression agencies. The Community Services
Officer organizes the City and volunteer efforts at improving property maintenance.
Public inquires or comments about any of the above can be directed to Christine
Ortiz, Senior Neighborhood Preservation Officer at 310-325-7110, extension 120. In
cases where a citizen wishes to notify the department about a potential code
violation, a written statement is needed to commence enforcement actions.
Of course, in emergency situations one should call the Sheriff's Department
or the Fire Department at 911. Calls to this department about possible violations
are kept confidential and files are not released to the public unless required
by the judicial court.
Citizens should direct calls about potholes, other street or sidewalk maintenance
matters, City parkway trees, and City signs to the Public Works Department
at 310-325-9830. Complaints about parking or traffic matters on public streets
are handled by Parking Services at 310-325-7110 extension 132.
The Economic Development Division provides business retention assistance
and supplements the Chamber of Commerce efforts at business attraction. New
business operators can contact this division for help in locating financing,
writing a business plan and obtaining licenses or local government agency
approvals. Inquiries should be directed to Charles Felix, Special Projects Coordinator at 310-325-7110 extension 149.
- South Bay Economic Development Partnership
- The South Bay Economic Development Partnership is a not-for-profit collaboration
of businesses, government, academia, and labor organized to enhance and maintain
the economy and quality of life of the South Bay of Los Angeles County.