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Long Beach 2040 General Plan
The City has developed a plan to create the places Long Beach residents, businesses, and visitors have been asking for: a 21st century approach to achieving big city opportunities without losing the benefits of living in compact and comfortable neighborhoods.
LATEST UPDATES - Updated December 2019
On December 3, 2019, the Long Beach City Council adopted the Land Use Element and Urban Design Element at a public hearing. Review information on the Council's action.
Visit the General Plan webpage where you can find copies of the adopted Land Use Element and Urban Design Element.
About the General Plan Update
|The update to the General Plan will guide Long Beach into a more sustainable future over the next 20 years, meet new state requirements, and promote good planning principles.||
The way we live and work has changed a lot since 1989 when the Land Use Element was last updated. The updated Long Beach 2040 General Plan Land Use and Urban Design Elements provide strategies to:
For more information on the LUE or UDE, contact Alison Spindler-Ruiz at 562.570.6946, or email LUEUDE2024@longbeach.gov. This information is available in alternative format by request at 562.570.3807.
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