Development Services

News Archive 2022

LBDS Quarterly Reports Q2 2022

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.
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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.
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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!
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Review Draft Race & Suburbanization Historic Context Statement

Review the draft Race and Suburbanization Historic Context Statement and provide feedback on these important documents through August 5, 2022.
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Provide Input on the Draft Consolidated Plan

View the draft Consolidated Plan and join us for a community meeting and public hearing in June to learn more and provide input on where federal funding should be focused in your neighborhood.
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Q1 Quarterly Reports Now Available!

Quarterly Reports for key service metrics are now available for Q1 2022! Each report features a detailed breakdown of bureau activities from permit applications processed to historic preservation cases completed.
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Housing Element Update Receives State Certification

Long Beach is among the first cities in the region to receive certification for its eight-year housing plan. The plan reflects our commitment to housing options for all residents.
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2021 Annual Report Released

The LBDS 2021 Year in Review is now available. The digital report highlights our collective effort to continue Building a Better Long Beach.
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Help Shape New Zoning Regulations

Join us for a virtual open house on new zoning regulations for the Anaheim Street and Pacific Coast Highway commercial corridors and adjacent neighborhoods.
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Provide Input on the Consolidated Plan

The community is invited to attend a public hearing on the Consolidated Plan at The Long Beach Community Investment Company (LBCIC)  meeting on Wednesday, April 20 at 4 p.m.

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Take Our Community Needs Assessment Survey

Help determine how federal funding should be used over the next five years to improve programs and services in your neighborhood. The survey is available through May 9.
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Join us for Two Virtual Meetings on the Next Five-Year Consolidated Plan!

The City of Long Beach is developing the next five-year Consolidated Plan and we want you to be a part of this important process!
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Learn About New Long Beach Building Standards Code Updates

The community is invited to join us for upcoming public hearings to discuss adoption of the new California Building Standards Code.
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Provide Input on a Substantial Amendment to the 2021-2022 Action Plan

Join us for a public hearing and provide comment on a proposed change to the 2021-2022 Action Plan on Feb. 16 at 4 p.m. at Long Beach City Hall, 3rd Floor.


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Permit Center Open for In-Person Services by Appointment

The Permit Center, located on the 2nd Floor of City Hall, is continuing to safely admit permit applicants for in-person services by appointment. 
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New Permitting Process for Electric Vehicle Chargers

Learn about the City’s new expedited and streamlined process for the permitting and installation of electric vehicle chargers for homes and businesses.
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Share Your Thoughts on the Updated Draft 2021-2029 Housing Element

Provide input on the City’s plan to meet the housing needs of all Long Beach residents through 2029. We want to hear from you on this important effort!