The Code Enforcement Division of the Community & Economic Development Department is responsible for enforcing provisions of the Lomita Municipal Code involving quality of life and neighborhood quality issues such as:

  • Junk, Debris, Garbage
  • Illegal or Unpermitted Signs
  • Business License Enforcement
  • Illegal or Unpermitted Construction
  • Weed Abatement
  • Graffiti Removal
  • Inoperable/Abandoned Vehicles
  • Zoning Violations

Code enforcement staff also coordinates the City’s activities with the health, animal control, building rehabilitation, police and fire suppression agencies.


The Code Enforcement Team generally works under a model of voluntary compliance and works with property owners to correct violations within reasonable time allowed to meet compliance. In certain circumstances, administrative penalties are assessed to those who fail to comply with the Municipal Code or who fail to take remedial actions.


Payments can be made by visiting or by calling (800) 969-6158. Payments will NOT be accepted at City Hall.


Any recipient of an administrative citation may contest the violation(s) by filing an initial admisntrative review within 15 calendar days of issuance of the citation by submitting a request through This request must be made online or over the phone to (800) 969-6158 and set forth with particularity the reasons the responsible person was not responsible for the violation(s). A request for an initial admisntrative review is a mandatory prerequisite to a request for an administrative hearing requiring an advance payment of the fine as well ass associated fees.

How to Report an Issue

Public inquiries, issue reports, or comments can be sent to or by calling 310-325-7110, extension 156.

The Code Enforcement Division can also process code enforcement requests regarding code violations online through ViewPoint. Viewpoint is a website that allows residents to report and view neighborhood concerns. Citizens may photograph a concern and report it through the website. A copy of the photo, description of the issue by the reporting party, and the location will go directly to Code Enforcement for review.

In the event of an emergency, please call 911. Calls to this department about possible violations are kept confidential and files are not released to the public unless required by court order.