Development Services

Zoning Administrator

Administrative hearings are conducted by the Zoning Administrator. Standards Variances, Coastal Permits, Minor Lot Line Adjustments, Legalization of Illegal Units, and Lot Mergers are processed through administrative hearings. Hearings are conducted twice each month.

Staff Liaison: 
Alexis Oropeza, Current Planning Officer, (562) 570-6413


2:00 p.m. on second and fourth Mondays of the month.

Pursuant to the State of California's latest Executive Order N-08-21 and the City of Long Beach's Safer at Home Order, Zoning Administrator hearings will be held via teleconference until further notice. City Hall is closed to the public. Please email any comments to, which will be forwarded to the Zoning Administrator. Comments submitted during the meeting will be forwarded and considered. Members of the public who have joined by web or by phone will have an opportunity to offer verbal public comment during the meeting.

To participate in these meetings, please use the following options:

By Web:

  • Access the Web Conference
  • Event Password: LBZA
  • Under “Join Event Now”, enter your name, email, and the above event password. This information will not be used outside of this meeting.

By Phone:

  • 1-213-306-3065
  • Access Code: 2485 326 3327