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Building & Planning
The City of Maywood Department of Building and Planning is responsible for current and advance planning activities, the implementation of the Maywood General Plan and the City's Zoning Ordinance. The department is responsible for the approval of plans, building permits, inspections of construction work, enforcement of zoning ordinances, and ensuring safe and decent housing for the residents of Maywood. The department is also responsible for issuing certificates of occupancy, performing business inspections and monitoring, and ensuring compliance with State Law.
The Building Division is responsible for enforcing the provisions of the adopted International Building Code, California Building Code, and applicable laws and ordinances for the design construction, alteration, demolition, repair and use of any building or structure within the City, except for any work located in a public right-of-way.
Get information about Building Permits.
The Code Enforcement program’s goal is to maintain a healthy and safe environment, aid in eliminating substandard housing, removing blighted conditions, promoting property maintenance, and enforcing conformance with City zoning and building ordinances, as well as State and County Health codes.
Get information about housing in Maywood, California.
The Planning Commission is responsible for guiding and regulating long and short-term local developments for the benefit of present and future generations.
The Planning Division is responsible for the current and advance planning activities and the implementation of the Maywood General Plan and the City's Zoning Ordinance, and compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act.
Climate Action, Adaptation, and Resilience Plan
The City of Maywood is working hard to create a healthy, safe, and environmentally responsible community for all our residents to enjoy. As part of this effort, the City is developing our first Climate Action, Adaptation, and Resilience Plan (CAARP). The CAARP will provide a roadmap to accelerate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions and build the capacity of the City and residents to prepare for and address the impacts of climate change.