Building & Safety Bureau
Staff for the Bureau -- which works to ensure that buildings are safe, sustainable and structurally sound -- responded to 8,338 phone calls for plan checks and completed reviews of 618 projects. A total of 1,507 permits were issued and 10,825 residential &commercial inspections were conducted.
Code Enforcement Bureau
Working to maintain and improve the quality of life of neighborhoods and community corridors, the Bureau received a total of 3,101 complaints, ranging from property maintenance issues to illegal garage conversions. The fines and fees that were billed for these various violations totaled $85,424.
Housing & Neighborhood Services Bureau
Tasked with helping create a more livable and sustainable community, Bureau staff conducted 98 property outreach activities by during the quarter along with 30 improvements activities that were completed for residential and non-residential projects.
The Bureau, which plays an essential role in shaping the City’s future, saw 101 historic preservation cases processed and completed, 30 project reviews conducted, and 4,130 customers assisted on the Bureau’s Zoning Information Line.
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STAY INFORMED - Program & Service Updates
Notice of Funding Availability – HOME Funding for Veteran/Supportive Housing
HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds totaling $4 million are now available to be awarded to qualified housing development companies.
Join us for Special Virtual Community Workshop on Draft City Ordinances
The workshop will take place on August 27 from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m and will discuss abandoned oil/gas wells and methane gas mitigation.
Relief Extended Again for Qualified Renters Affected by COVID-19News
The City Council took new action to further extend an emergency ordinance that temporarily halts evictions for residential and certain commercial tenants.
COMMUNITY EVENTS & MEETINGS
Zoning Administrator Hearing
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Long Beach Housing Dashboards
|The Long Beach Housing Dashboards are now available! To track the City’s progress in meeting the current Housing Element targets, visit the Building Permits 2014-2019 Dashboard: arcg.is/Gz1qi
For a detailed breakdown of housing development in 2019, visit the Annual Housing Production Dashboard: arcg.is/8CHry
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