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Long Beach Development Services delivers a wide variety of programs and services related to planning, building and safety, code enforcement, affordable housing, neighborhood improvement, and historic preservation to help create and maintain more safe, sustainable, and livable neighborhoods.
The department is committed to providing an exceptional customer experience for residents, property and business owners, builders, investors, and visitors alike. Our knowledgeable and friendly staff is ready to provide guidance and walk you through our many streamlined processes to ensure the success of your project.
We look forward to working with you — and helping transform Long Beach into a model urban community where all developments and projects, from high-rise buildings to street-side tree plantings, are modern, innovative, and thoughtful.
Please be aware of the notices on certain webpages regarding the new City Hall address where Development Services applications, forms, and other documents should be mailed or delivered.
HOW WE'RE DOING
Building a Better Long Beach
Temporary Ban of No-Fault Notices and EvictionsNews
On November 12, 2019, the Long Beach City Council adopted an ordinance that temporarily prohibits no-fault notices and evictions through December 31, 2019.
Short-Term Rental ProgramNews
During adoption of the City’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget on September 3, 2019, the City Council asked for a delay in the start of the short-term rental (STR) program and reallocated a portion of the funding of STR positions to temporarily fund other City programs.
Notice of Funding Availability – HOME Funding for Senior Affordable HousingNews
HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds totaling $3 million are now available to be awarded to qualified housing development companies.
COMMUNITY EVENTS & MEETINGS
Zoning Administrator Hearing
Cultural Heritage Commission Meeting
Board of Examiners, Appeals, & Condemnation Meeting (BEAC)
The Long Beach Community Investment Company (LBCIC) Meeting
Planning Commission Meeting
On November 12, 2019, the Long Beach City Council adopted an ordinance that temporarily prohibits no-fault notices and evictions through December 31, 2019, unless required by a government agency or a court.