Development Services

Zoning Administrator

Administrative hearings are conducted by the Zoning Administrator. Standards Variances, Coastal Permits, Minor Lot Line Adjustments, Legalization of Illegal Units, and Lot Mergers are processed through administrative hearings. Hearings are conducted twice each month.

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Staff Liaison: 
Alexis Oropeza, Current Planning Officer, (562) 570-6413

2:00 p.m. on second and fourth Mondays of the month.

Pursuant to the State of California's Executive Order N-29-20 and the City of Long Beach's Safer at Home Order, Zoning Administrator hearings will be held via teleconference until further notice. City Hall will be closed to the public and public verbal comments are not possible at this time. Please email any comments to, which will be forwarded to the Zoning Administrator. Comments submitted during the meeting will be forwarded and considered.

To participate in these meetings, please use the following options:

By Web:

  • Access the Web Conference
  • Download the Cisco WebEx Application
  • Enter your name and email (Information will not be used outside of this meeting)

By Phone:

  • Phone Number: +1-408-418-9388
  • Access Code: 264 671 101 #