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You can submit permit-related documents and find all the resources you may need at our Development Permit Center, located at City Hall on the 2nd floor. In order to make your visit as seamless as possible, we’ve broken down the services provided at each of our counters below:
Permits and plans for all building, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical construction on private property are issued are processed at this counter.
This station accepts applications for business licenses and various regulatory permits required by the Long Beach Municipal Code. Visit the City’s Business License page for additional information.
You can pay your fees at this station. Need to know how much a certain fees cost? Visit our fee schedule.
This counter processes plans for installations involving the use or handling of highly flammable materials, large occupancy facilities, and high-rise buildings.
The Long Beach Health and Human Services Department is located at 2525 Grand Ave. They are responsible for reviewing plans for food facilities and can answer questions related to food facility projects in the City. For more information, contact the department at (562) 570-4132.
This is your first stop when you visit our Center. Here, you will be directed to the appropriate service counter that will help you.
This station provides information regarding regulations governing how a property can be used as well as the minimum zoning standards for development are supplied.
Public Works/Utilities: (City Hall, 5th floor)
This station issues permits for road excavations, curb installations, and other construction within the public right-of-way. This station also provides information on water, sewer, and gas line locations. Sewer connection permits are also issued at this counter. Visit the Long Beach Public Works Department page for more information.
The Development Permit Center will be observing the following holiday schedule:
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January, 20: CLOSED
Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 17: CLOSED
Long Beach Development Services wishes you a wonderful Holiday Season and a happy New Year!
- Monday, Tuesday 7:30am - 4:30pm
- Wednesday 8:30am - 4:30pm
- Thursday, Friday 7:30am - 4:30pm
For more information about building and permits, please call the Development Permit Center at (562) 570-PMIT(7648).
To view permit records for a property, go to the Permit Records page.
To check on the status of a permit, go to the Permit Status inquiry page.
For questions about a building permit records or status, please call us at (562) 570-LBDS (5237), or visit the Development Permit Center, City Hall, 2nd floor.
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