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STAY INFORMED: LATEST NEWS
The City is Now Accepting ADU Plans from Design Professionals
We are now accepting plans from licensed California architects and engineers for the Pre-Approved Accessory Dwelling Unit Program.
Notice of Funding Availability for Nonprofits and Organizations
The City is offering $4 million in funding for qualified local non-profit organizations/community-based development organizations for the production of affordable housing.
Online Permitting Available for Home Remodels
Save time by using our quick and easy online permitting system for your single-family home or duplex renovations!
CALENDAR: COMMUNITY EVENTS & MEETINGS
Long Beach, CA – Today, City Manager Tom Modica appointed Christopher Koontz as Director of the Development Services Department for the City of Long Beach. Mr. Koontz brings to the role nearly 17 years of experience in development services and city planning, most recently serving as Deputy Director for Development Services since 2020 and Acting Director since August 2022. As Director, Mr. Koontz will oversee planning, permitting, code enforcement and housing services for the City and will lead a staff of approximately 210 and an annual budget of approximately $91 million.