City of Lawndale Retrofit (Code Compliance) Requirements When Selling

When selling a home in the incorporated city of Lawndale, the following items should be checked by a independent third party retrofitter for full compliance. This ensures all parties, including agents and their brokers, will be covered in case of loss, injury or death after the close of escrow.

City of Lawndale requires working smoke detectors in each bedroom, bedroom hallway, and on each floor. Smoke detectors can be either battery type or hard wired type. Seismic earthquake valve on gas meter is not required. Carbon monoxide detector on each level at least. Hot Water heater tank must be double strapped. Tankless water heaters do not need to be strapped. Low flow toilets and showerhead in each bathroom are required.

City of Lawndale also requires a ‘Off Site Parking’ inspection which costs $240. See the form below. More information is here.

Call us or leave a comment below if you have any questions when selling in the city of Lawndale.

City of Lawndale

14717 Burin Avenue

Lawndale, CA 90260

310-973-3230 – Building and Safety Department

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