Zoning, Planning and the Municipal Code

The Lakewood Municipal Code contains the current ordinances (as amended) that have been adopted by the Lakewood City Council.

Access the Municipal Code here.

County of Los Angeles regulations such as the County Health Code, Fire Code, and Building Codes have been adopted by the city and are cited in the municipal code by reference. Los Angeles County codes can be found at library.municode.com.

Help with Lakewood's Municipal Code

Use these numbers for assistance with the Lakewood Municipal Code over the phone:

Email the City Clerk with general questions regarding the Lakewood Municipal Code at cityclerk@lakewoodcity.org.  

State of California and Los Angeles County Building Codes

Lakewood has adopted the Los Angeles County Building, Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanical, Residential, Green and Existing Building Codes. 

These are composed of the corresponding California codes and Los Angeles County amendments.

See the L.A. County code site

See the California building code site

State codes

Lakewood residents and business operators also are subject to State of California and federal laws.

State codes are available electronically through leginfo.legislature.ca.gov  and federal regulations are online at govinfo.gov.