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Long Beach Development Services delivers a wide variety of programs and services related to planning, building and safety, code enforcement, affordable housing, neighborhood improvement, and historic preservation to help create and maintain more safe, sustainable, and livable neighborhoods.
The department is committed to providing an exceptional customer experience for residents, property and business owners, builders, investors, and visitors alike. Our knowledgeable and friendly staff is ready to provide guidance and walk you through our many streamlined processes to ensure the success of your project.
We look forward to working with you — and helping transform Long Beach into a model urban community where all developments and projects, from high-rise buildings to street-side tree plantings, are modern, innovative, and thoughtful.
Please be aware of the notices on certain webpages regarding the new City Hall address where Development Services applications, forms, and other documents should be mailed or delivered.
HOW WE'RE DOING
Building a Better Long Beach
Bridge Housing Community Outreach Meeting
We want to hear from you! Please join us and learn about the City’s plans for bridge housing at 6845 Atlantic Ave. in North Long Beach.
Long Beach Presents Annual Update on Continued Rise in Development Activity
On Sept. 24, the City, in partnership with the Long Beach Business Journal, presented its annual update on the many new development projects that have been completed, under construction, approved or proposed.
Short-Term Rental Program
During adoption of the City’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget on September 3, 2019, the City Council asked for a delay in the start of the short-term rental (STR) program and reallocated a portion of the funding of STR positions to temporarily fund other City programs.
COMMUNITY EVENTS & MEETINGS
Board of Examiners, Appeals, & Condemnation Meeting (BEAC)
Zoning Administrator Hearing
Planning Commission Meeting
Cultural Heritage Commission Meeting
The Long Beach Community Investment Company (LBCIC) Meeting
The City announced today at its Building a Better Long Beach presentation that new development and construction activity continues to thrive, with work underway or nearing completion for several major projects.