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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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New Regulations for Short-Term RentalsNews
The City Council will consider adoption of an ordinance establishing regulations for short-term rentals (STRs) on Tuesday, January 21, 2020.
2019 DRAFT CAPER PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
The 15-day public comment period for reviewing the City of Long Beach 2018-2019 Draft Consolidated Annual Performance Report on activities and programs funded by various federal grants will be held from December 10, 2019, to December 25, 2019.
Temporary Ban of No-Fault Notices and EvictionsNews
On November 12, 2019, the Long Beach City Council adopted an ordinance that temporarily prohibits no-fault notices and evictions through December 31, 2019.
COMMUNITY EVENTS & MEETINGS
Rancho Neighborhood Tree Planting
Zoning Administrator Hearing
Cultural Heritage Commission Meeting
The Long Beach Community Investment Company (LBCIC) Meeting
Planning 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.