Development Services

News Archive 2020

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Council Amends Short-Term Rental Ordinance


City council voted to allow registration of non-primary residences for STR operations, as well as un-hosted stays.

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Public Comment Period for Third Round Allocation of Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV3)

In March 2020, the U.S. Congress approved emergency funding to assist local governments and community residents to respond to economic and other impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic, through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. 
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Congratulations to the Neighborhood Leadership Program Class of 2020!

We are proud to present the Neighborhood Leadership Program (NLP) Class of 2020!
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Join us for Special Virtual Community Workshop on Draft City Ordinances

The workshop will take place on August 27 from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m and will discuss abandoned oil/gas wells and methane gas mitigation.

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Relief Extended Again for Qualified Renters Affected by COVID-19


The City Council took new action to further extend an emergency ordinance that temporarily halts evictions for residential and certain commercial tenants.

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LB CARES Emergency Rental Assistance Program Now Closed

The application period for the program has closed. Applications are no longer being accepted. 

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FY 21 Action Plan Public Comment Period

On Wednesday, September 16, 2020, The Long Beach Community Investment Company will conduct a Public Hearing via Teleconference.
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Share Input on HUD Funding for COVID-19-Related Community Needs

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) allocated special Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for entitlement entities.
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Development Permit Center Temporarily Closed


The Permit Center will remain closed until further notice. We have implemented modified operations to continue serving customers online and by phone and email during this closure. 

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Drive-Through Design Guidelines Now Available


The City has developed new guidelines for drive-through facilities to address development impacts, operational elements, site and built design elements, and safety.

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Public Notice for Public Hearing


On Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 4:00 PM, The Long Beach Community Investment Company (CIC) will conduct a Public Hearing in the Beach Conference Room on the 2nd Floor of City Hall at 411 West Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach.

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2019 Annual Reports Released

Development Services is proud to release the 2019 annual reports, which highlight the progress of the City’s Downtown Plan, the Planning Commission, and the Cultural Heritage Commission.
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Join us for Upcoming Mills Act Pre-Application Workshop

Community Events
We are now accepting applications for the 2020 Mills Act Property Tax Abatement Program (Mills Act).