Development Services

Online Permitting

Our Internet Permitting Request Service is available only to licensed California contractors who have a pre-authorized PIN and frequently perform simple construction projects in Long Beach. If you do not have a pre-authorized PIN and would like to submit online, go to the Building & Safety Bureau landing page and select Full Review Permits and follow the instructions for email submittal.


Permit Applications

New fees for the Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing permits will take effect on October 1. 

Note: When submitting HVAC permits, please submit plot plan and cf1r to the email address:

All Building inspection requests need to be made at least one (1) working day in advance by using the website portalWe do not accept building inspection requests over the phone.

Permits will expire 90 days after issuance if the work has not commenced and an inspection was not performed, or if a Building Official determines that the work has been suspended, discontinued or abandoned for a period of 90 days.