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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.
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Notice of Funding Availability – HOME FundingNews
HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME)
Visit the Permit Center at City HallNews
Visit our friendly and knowledgeable staff at the Permit Center located at City Hall, 2nd floor, for all of your permitting needs.
Join us for Upcoming Mills Act Pre-Application WorkshopCommunity Events
We are now accepting applications for the 2020 Mills Act Property Tax Abatement Program (Mills Act).
COMMUNITY EVENTS & MEETINGS
Mills Act Workshop #1
The Long Beach Community Investment Company (LBCIC) Meeting
Planning Commission Meeting
Zoning Administrator Hearing
Cultural Heritage Commission Meeting
On November 12, 2019, the Long Beach City Council adopted an ordinance that temporarily prohibits no-fault notices and evictions through December 31, 2019, unless required by a government agency or a court.