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Wondering about where to start with building or improving a home? Here are some documents that may help you with your project in Paramount.

HANDOUTS – Zoning Information

Information on setbacks, building height limitations, and more!

R-1) Single-Family Residential Zoning Requirements

R-2) Medium-Density Residential Zoning Requirements

R-M) Multiple-Family Residential Zoning Requirements

Don’t know which Residential Zone you are in? Click HERE to check the Zoning Map or call (562) 220-2036 to find out.


Development Fees

Planning Fees, effective July 1, 2019.


Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)

SCAG is designated as the nation’s largest Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) that undertakes a variety of planning and policy initiatives to encourage a more sustainable Southern California.

Businesses & Designers

Here are a few lists of businesses. These lists are not meant to be inclusive or complete or imply any recommendations.

Architects - Find an architect near you through the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Landscape Architects - Landscape Architects Technical Committee (LATC) offers an online tool that allows you to access the current listing by the Department of Consumer Affairs of licensed landscape architects.

Contractor Look Up - Before entrusting a contractor to help you, make sure you do your homework! Look up a contractor's license or Home Improvement Salesperson (HIS) registration to verify information, including any complaint disclosures.