Development Services

News Archive 2018

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Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) – Acquisition-Rehab

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The City of Long Beach Department of Development Services (City) announces the availability of approximately $1.1 million in HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds to be awarded to qualified housing development companies. 

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Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) – New Construction

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The City of Long Beach Department of Development Services (City) announces the availability of approximately $4 million in HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds to be awarded to qualified housing development companies.

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PUBLIC NOTICE: This Evening’s Planning Commission Consideration of Poly Plaza & Anaheim Plaza Projects to be Postponed

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The Applicant for the 1320 Atlantic Ave./Poly Plaza project and the 739 E. Anaheim St./Anaheim Plaza project has requested the postponement of the Planning Commission’s public hearing and consideration of the applicant’s proposed projects.

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2018 DRAFT CAPER PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

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The 15-day public comment period for reviewing the City of Long Beach 2017-2018 Draft Consolidated Annual Performance Report (CAPER) on activities and programs funded by the Housing and HUD...

 

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Long Beach Short-Term Rentals FAQs Now Available

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The Long Beach Short-Term Rentals (STR) FAQs respond to some common questions on the proposed short-term rental ordinance.

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Public Invited to Attend Inclusionary Housing Community Meetings, Dec. 5 and 8

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The City is developing a proposed inclusionary housing policy to create housing options for residents at various income levels.

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New Safety Requirements for Property Inspections - Ladder Safety

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Thinking about putting up lights and other décor on your home for the holidays? Choosing the right ladder for the job and ensuring proper set up can help avoid injury.

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Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) - Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDO)

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The City announces the availability of approximately $451,676 in HOME Partnerships Program (HOME) funds to be allocated to established Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs).

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Historic District Design Guidelines Workshop for California Heights Historic District, November 10

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The City is preparing Historic District Design Guidelines to provide information on the types of alterations that are permitted under City regulations.

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Third Globemaster Corridor Specific Plan Community and Stakeholder Workshop & EIR Scoping Meeting , Wednesday, September 26

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The City of Long Beach is preparing the Globemaster Corridor Specific Plan, and we want to hear from you on this important effort!

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CALIFORNIA BUILDING STANDARDS CODE CHANGES WILL TAKE EFFECT ON JANUARY 1, 2020

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Beginning on January 1, 2020, Long Beach Development Services (LBDS) is required by State law to enforce the 2019 Edition of California Building Standards Codes (a.k.a., Title 24 of the California Codes of Regulations).

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Building a Better Long Beach Presentation

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On Tuesday, August 28, Mayor Robert Garcia, in partnership with the Long Beach Business Journal, gave a presentation on the City’s record level of new development and construction activity currently underway.

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Looking to Install a Fence on Your Property? We’re Here to Help

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As a homeowner or property owner in Long Beach, the decision to install a fence on your property can offer many benefits, including added privacy and security, aesthetic value, and convenience.

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Help Create a Development Vision for North Long Beach!

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The City of Long Beach is in the process of developing the Uptown Planning Land Use and Neighborhood Strategy (UPLAN), and you’re invited to get involved and participate in two upcoming activities.

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Congratulations to the Neighborhood Leadership Program Class of 2018!

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We are proud to present the Neighborhood Leadership Program (NLP) Class of 2018!

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North Long Beach Community Encouraged to Participate in the First Workshop for the Uptown Planning Land Use and Neighborhood Strategy (UPLAN) – Thursday, July 26, 5:30 p.m.

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The City of Long Beach will begin to host a series of community events, as part of the process of developing the Uptown Planning Land Use and Neighborhood Strategy (UPLAN).

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Join us for the Next Short-Term Rental Ordinance Community Workshop on July 21

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The City is in the process of developing a short-term rental (STR) ordinance, and we want to hear from the community on this important effort.

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Community and Stakeholders Invited to Participate in Globemaster Corridor Specific Plan Workshop on Wednesday, June 27

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Long Beach is preparing the Globemaster Corridor Specific Plan, and you’re invited to participate and provide input.

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Take the Climate Action and Adaptation Survey

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The City is developing its first-ever Climate Action and Adaptation Plan (CAAP), and we want you to be a part of the process.

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We want to hear from you!

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Long Beach is beginning the process of developing a proposed short-term rental (STR) ordinance which will establish regulations for operating STRs, or vacation rentals, within the City.

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Join us for the first-ever CAAP Public Open House & Sustainability Resource Fair!

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Open house will feature information on CAAP, interactive ways for the public to provide feedback, family-friendly activities, and light refreshments.

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LBDS Unveils Award-Winning Annual Reports

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Development Services is pleased to share the 2017 Annual Report Trilogy...

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May is Building Safety Month in Long Beach

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We are proud to recognize the 37th annual Building Safety Month alongside the International Code Council and its 64,000 members worldwide.

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Help Shape Plans For a Short-Term Rental Ordinance

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The City of Long Beach is beginning the process of developing a proposed short-term rental (STR) ordinance...

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Oversight Board as Successor to the Redevelopment Agency Agenda

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The Oversight Board of the City of Long Beach as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach Special Meeting Agenda of April 23, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. is now available.

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Historic District Design Guidelines Workshop for Bluff Park and Bluff Heights to be Held on April 14

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The City is preparing Historic District Design Guidelines to provide information on the types of alterations that are permitted under City regulations.

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Director Linda F. Tatum Recognized at the National Level For Excellence and Leadership in Planning

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Congratulations to our Planning Bureau Manager, Linda F. Tatum, on being selected for induction into the American Planning Association American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) College of Fellows.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

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On Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 4:00 PM, The Long Beach Community Investment Company (CIC) will conduct a Public Hearing...

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Linda F. Tatum, FAICP, Named Director of Long Beach Development Services

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Linda F. Tatum, FAICP, is the City’s newly appointed Director of Development Services!

Noise Element Update

Updated Noise Element Conditions Report Now Available

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Listen up, Long Beach! The updated Noise Element Existing Conditions Report is now available.

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Provide Input on Parking in Downtown Long Beach and Alamitos Beach

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The City of Long Beach is conducting a survey on parking within the Downtown Long Beach and Alamitos Beach communities, and we want to hear from you!

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Join us for Community Workshop on Globemaster Corridor Specific Plan on Wednesday, Feb. 28

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We’re kicking off preparation of the Globemaster Corridor Specific Plan (Plan), and we want to hear from you on this important planning project!

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Mills Act Pre-Application Workshop Scheduled for Saturday, March 3

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We are now accepting applications for the 2018 Mills Act Property Tax Abatement Program (Mills Act).

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Revised Land Use Element Maps Available for Community Review

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The revised Land Use Element (LUE) maps are now available for community review. These updated maps reflect an additional density reduction of 98 acres from the previous maps.