Development Services

Cultural Heritage Commission

The Cultural Heritage Commission (CHC) reviews the design of all proposed changes to designated properties in historic districts as well as historic landmarks. The CHC also identifies buildings and neighborhoods with architectural and historical value and recommends designation as City landmarks to the Mayor, City Council, and Planning Commission. View the Long Beach Municipal Code 2.63, which establishes the Cultural Heritage Commission and provides details on its duties and purposes.

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

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