Working to maintain and improve the quality of life of neighborhoods and community corridors, the Bureau received a total of 3,101 complaints, ranging from property maintenance issues to illegal garage conversions. The fines and fees that were billed for these various violations totaled $85,424.
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|To help balance the City’s budget during this economic downturn, Development Services will be closed on alternating Fridays for staff furloughs (unpaid time off). During these furlough days, our Department's regular services, including inspections, will be unavailable. To see a schedule of impacted service days, visit longbeach.gov/furlough.
Due to COVID-19, City Hall, including the Development Permit Center and Neighborhood Resource Center, remains closed to the public until further notice
Our staff will continue to address any health and life safety or abatement issues such as raw sewage spills, illegal garage conversions, and accessory structures and commercial buildings that are being used as dwellings. However, extra degrees of precaution will be taken to protect members of the public as well as inspectors, such as:
We're committed to maintaining and improving the quality of life in our neighborhoods, our commercial corridors and our industrial areas. Our Code Enforcement staff respond to a variety of complaints of violations of the Long Beach Municipal Code, including substandard buildings, property maintenance, inoperative vehicles, weed abatement and land use violations.
When violations are identified, the responsible parties are contacted and requested to abate the conditions. Failure to correct violations could result in a citation or a referral to the City Prosecutor's office.
Long Beach is divided into three Code Enforcement areas which are aligned with the existing divisions of the Police Department. Each area is assigned a code enforcement team that works with individuals, neighborhood associations and local business groups to resolve code enforcement issues and maintain the safety and livability of the community.
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The Garage Resale Program requires any property owner selling a residential building within the designated parking impacted area to sign off on a report regarding the availability of legally required off-street parking spaces. If the property is not included in the parking impacted area, this program does not apply. For more information, visit our Garage Resale Program page.