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STAY INFORMED: LATEST NEWS
Q2 Quarterly Reports Now Available!
Quarterly Reports for key service metrics are now available for Q2 2022! Each report features a detailed breakdown of bureau activities from permit applications processed to historic preservation cases completed.
City of Long Beach Presents Annual Development Update
The Building a Better Long Beach presentation highlights the City’s major development and construction activity and showcases dozens of high-profile projects that have been completed or are currently underway or on the horizon.
Ombudsperson Service Now Available!
Our Ombudsperson is here to offer greater customer support to our Permit Center customers. We're dedicated to providing you with excellent customer service every step of the way!
CALENDAR: COMMUNITY EVENTS & MEETINGS
Long Beach, CA - Beginning Sept. 6, 2022, the City of Long Beach will initiate the enforcement of short-term rentals (STRs) operating in the coastal zone areas of the City. This action comes as a result of the City Council’s acceptance of the California Coastal Commission’s recommended changes to the City’s STR ordinance earlier this year.