Occasional Event Permit Information

Unless a permit has been approved and issued by the City Council as outlined in the Long Beach Municipal Code section 5.72, any entertainment activity on private property, as defined in this chapter, will require an Occasional Event Permit.

Occasional Event Permit Documents


  • First Event: $75
  • Additional Events: $50
  • First Event for Non-Profit Organizations *: $37.50
  • Additional Events for Non-Profit Organizations: $25

* Additional Documents Required
Fees updated as of October 04, 2011

Applications can be submitted to:

Business Relations Bureau
333 West Ocean Blvd, 4th Floor
Long Beach, CA 90802

Fax: (562) 499-1097
Email: lbbiz@longbeach.gov

Floor plans must be submitted with the application.

*** Please note: Applications must be submitted no later than 10 days prior to the date of the event. Please submit applications sooner if alcohol will be present at the event.